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Message from HoD Electrical Engineering Department

Department of Electrical Engineering is one of the most active and productive departments at IST.  We pride in having the most vibrant faculty and well groomed multidimensional students driven by self-motivation and quest to continuously improve. We already have a well established degree program in Electrical Engineering and from Fall 2020, the department has also started the degree program in Computer Science which has now become one of the most sought-after and premier career choice world-wide.

So why chose IST for degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science? It is because our department offers one of the field's strongest instructional and research program driven in part by the industry. We have very strong linkages with both public sector as well private sector industry that results in meaningful projects and research. Our graduates have got jobs in big international companies like CERN, AirBus, Huawei, Eltek etc. and almost all renowned national firms including defense sector. Our graduates have won competitive MS/PhD scholarships in world's top schools including Columbia USA, BYU USA, RWTH Aachen Germany, York Canada, Cambridge UK, NTNU Norway and Monash Australia to name a few. I have always got very positive feedback from employers as well as foreign professors about our graduates and that always makes me and our faculty very happy.

Unlike most other disciplines, career opportunities in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science are endless as graduates can work anywhere from startups to big tech firms and government agencies. With the world's focus on miniaturized electronics coupled with computer vision & artificial intelligence, both degree programs offered at department of electrical engineering at IST will prepare you for a bright future.

Prof Dr Khurram Khurshid
Head of Department