Communications and Networking

Communications and Networking

Communications and networking are key enablers for today’s modern world. Research in this area includes:

  • Communication Theory
  • Information Theory
  • Coding Theory
  • Network theory
  • Wireless Communications
  • Wireless Networking
  • Optical Communications
  • Information Security
  • Multimedia communications
Research in communications and networking focuses on delivering information reliably and efficiently over a variety networked systems including  the Internet, cellular and satellite communications, WiFi and wireless networks.

Our Faculty

Viveck Cadambe

John F. Doherty

Mohsen Kavehrad

George Kesidis

Jing Yang

Aylin Yener



The School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science was created in the spring of 2015 to allow greater access to courses offered by both departments for undergraduate and graduate students in exciting collaborative research in fields.

We offer B.S. degrees in electrical engineering, computer science and computer engineering and graduate degrees (master's degrees and Ph.D.'s) in electrical engineering and computer science and engineering. EECS focuses on the convergence of technologies and disciplines to meet today’s industrial demands.

School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

The Pennsylvania State University

209 Electrical Engineering West

University Park, PA 16802


Department of Computer Science and Engineering


Department of Electrical Engineering