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Our Vision, Mission and Values

Our Vision:

We aspire to make the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering a community of scholars and knowledge seekers, a place where the best students and faculty from all over the world accomplish great things by advancing the art and applications of electrical and computer engineering. We seek to be the preferred choice of:

  • Students and practitioners seeking an engineering education
  • Employers hiring engineering graduates
  • Organizations seeking advanced engineering knowledge

Our Mission:

The mission of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Kentucky is to:

  • Develop graduates who are trained in the theory and practice of electrical and computer engineering and are prepared to handle the professional and leadership challenges of their careers
  • Develop research laboratories and centers of excellence that advance the art of electrical and computer engineering
  • Serve the Commonwealth and the society at large with new products, services and dissemination of the state-of-the-art technology

Our Values

We support the values of the University of Kentucky, and in particular, we value:

  • Academic excellence and freedom
  • Continuous improvement of our programs/processes
  • The success of our students and seek to know them personally
  • Professional development of our students and engineering practitioners
  • The personal and professional development of our faculty and staff
  • Diversity among our students, faculty and staff
  • Being a collaborative part of the University of Kentucky