Message from the Chair

Dr. El-Sharkh

It is my great pleasure to welcome you to the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering website at the University of South Alabama. I hope you will have the opportunity to visit our department in person and see what this department has to offer to its students and the community.

Electrical and computer engineering disciplines are at the heart of today’s rapidly changing technical environment. From smart phones to robots, from renewable energy to radars, from integrated circuits to computers, electrical and computer engineers are in high demand, and little wonder – we are making the future come to life!

Engineering is the gateway to a lifelong career of interesting and well-paying work and we are proud to offer electrical and computer engineering education to be part of your future endeavors. We have a team of experienced and well qualified faculty in our department with earned Ph.D. degrees from reputable universities, who are eager to contribute to your education and your future success as an engineer. Overall, our faculty and staff are committed to providing the best possible educational experience to our students.

I wish you the best as you investigate electrical and computer engineering as a career option, or as you decide to become a student here, and hope to meet you in person in the near future. Please feel free to call, email, or even stop by to find out more about our program.

Dr. Yusef El-Sharkh
Associate Professor and Interim Chair
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering