Faculty Honors and Awards

National Academy of Engineering members: 13
National Academy of Science members: 3
National Academy of Inventors fellows: 2
Society Fellows: 47
NSF CAREER Awards: 18
Okawa Foundation Awards: 15

Recent awards include the Marconi Prize, IRC Quadrennial Gold Medal, National Inventors Hall of Fame, IEEE Technical Field Award in Electromagnetics, IEEE Donald O. Pederson Award, and IEEE MTT-S Microwave Career Award. Recent journal and conference papers have been awarded best paper by IEEE, ACM, ASEE, International Solid State Circuits Conference, Asia Pacific Microwave Conference, International Union of Radio Science, and Electronic Materials Conference.

Department Rankings

#1 Microsoft Academic Search for Electrical and Electronic Engineering for all years and all continents (2014)
#5 National Research Council for Doctoral Ranking based on R-ranking (2010)
#7 QS World University Rankings for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (2013)
#9 Times Higher Education World University Ranking for Engineering and Technology (2014-2015)
#13 US News and World Report (graduate programs) (2015)

Student Admissions

In AY 13-14, 430 out of 1,735 applicants were admitted to the undergraduate program. 405 out of 2,015 applicants were admitted to the graduate program.

Degrees Conferred

In AY 13-14, a total of 364 degrees were conferred: BSEE (150), MSEE (175), PhD (39).

Research Funding

For AY13-14, UCLA Electrical Engineering received a total of $25.8M in research funding, including $15.7M from federal agencies and $8.3M from industry.