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Master   of   Science   in   Electrical   Engineering

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Placement Information

The Career Services Office at Montana Tech surveys all graduates each year. The purpose of the survey is to provide employment information and facilitate the career decisions for prospective and current students, in accordance with Sections 485 and 486 of the Title IV Higher Education Reauthorization Amendments of 1986. The Graduate Survey is published annually. 2011 Graduate Surveys are pending.

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Master of Science (MS) in Electrical Engineering

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Research and Graduate Studies

A Master of Science in Electrical Engineering provides outstanding career opportunities!

Take advanced classes and do research in the areas of electric energy and power, automation and control systems, signal processing, and instrumentation. Other areas of emphasis may be tailored your goals.

Montana Tech's Electrical Engineering faculty have an outstanding track record in attracting industry and government funded research projects. Graduate students work on these projects to solve many challenging real-life engineering problems. Recent funded graduate research projects include:

  • Development of a battery diagnostic instrumentation system for NASA for next-generation hybrid and electric vehicles. Several students worked closely with researchers from the Idaho National Laboratory.
  • Development of blade pitching control algorithms to improve the efficiency of wind turbines. Many of the concepts are now used in industry.
  • Researching new control schemes for improving and performance and preventing blackouts in large power grids. Students work closely with other universities, industry, and researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Working with researchers at the Idaho National Laboratory, students are designing and implementing an instrumentation and control system for minewaste remediation.

Both thesis and non-thesis options are available in Electrical Engineering. Graduate fellowships, teaching assistantships, fee waivers, and research assistantships are available.

Interested? Contact the graduate school to learn more!

Fred Sullivan, Graduate Student Administrator
phone: 406-496-4304
email: fsullivan@mtech.edu