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Electronics and Communication Engineers work in areas like data, audio and video processing, data sensing and storage, design and production of electronic circuits and systems, antenna and electromagnetic wave theory and applications, physics and production of semiconducting electronic elements.
You can see some of companies where our graduates are employed:
  • Electronic durable consumer goods manufacturers ( Beko, Vestel, Bosch, Siemens, Arcelik, Samsung, LG, ...)
  • Telecommunication equipment vendors ( Netas, Alcatel-Lucent, Ericsson, Huawei, HTC, Nokia Networks ...)
  • Micro-electronic design houses (Maxim, Hittite, Micro-ICs, ST, ...)
  • Fixed line and mobile telephone operators ( Turk Telekom, Turkcell, Vodafone, Avea, ...)
  • Internet service providers ( TTNET, Turkcell Superonline, ...)
  • Military electronics and communications companies ( ASELSAN, ...)
  • Defence industry companies ( HAVELSAN ROKETSAN ...)
  • International IT companies ( HP, IBM, ...)
  • Data transmission operators ( COMSAT, ... )
  • Automotive industry ( Ford, TOFAS, Renault, Hyundai, Toyota, ...)
  • Research and development companies, education institutions ( TUBITAK, High Technology Institutes , Universities, ...)
  • Television and radio organizations
  • Banks or IT departments of large firms
There are a total of 761.000 publications available in the central ITU Mustafa İnan Libarary. The library provides access to a total of about 15.000 books, 210 printed journals, 9.500 online books and 680 online journals in the Electronics and Communication Engineering area. www.kutuphane.itu.edu.tr

A list of Education and Research laboratories of ECE department is given below:
1. Multimedia Signal Processing and Pattern Recognition Laboratory
2. RF Electronics Laboratory
3. Wireless Communications Research Laboratory
4. Communications Laboratory
5. Circuits & Systems Laboratory
6. VLSI Measurement Laboratory
6. VLSI Design Laboratory
7. Signal Processing Laboratory
8. Electromagnetic Diagnostic and Measurement Laboratory
9. Biomedical Electronics Laboratory
10. Embedded Systems Design Laboratory
11. Microwave Systems and Antennas Laboratory
12. Intro. Electronics & Analog Electronics Circuits Laboratory
13. Radar and Microwave Technologies Research Laboratory

Currently there are a total of 26 professors, 13 associate professors, 11 assistant professors, 4 lecturers, 1 specialist PhD, and 48 research assistants at the Electronics and Communications Engineering Department.
Many of undergraduate students find part-time employment at various ITU departments, such as the IT facilities or the library. There are also some students who are employed in the various companies located in the ITU ARI Teknokent facilities in the ITU Ayazaga Campus.
As of February 2014, there are 948 BSc, 395 MSc and 121 PHd students are registered to our undergraduate and graduate programs.
Our students generally prefer to study double major in computer engineering, physics and mathematics. You see read more on our registrar's office web pages.
The educational objectives of the Programs of the ECE Department are to graduate individuals:
  1. having strong background in basic science and basic mathematics and able to use these tools in their own engineering field,
  2. able to pinpoint and define engineering problems in the fields of electronics and communication engineering,
  3. able to employ necessary techniques, hardware, and communication tools for modern engineering applications,
  4. able to solve problems through analytical thinking in their own or related fields,
  5. able to work in a multi-disciplinary environment,
  6. able to follow and contribute to the developments in their own field recognizing the significance of lifelong learning,
  7. able to communicate effectively,
  8. having strong ethical and professional responsibility and adhering to quality,
  9. able to take individual responsibility and to work as a part of a team.
Our program outcomes is as follows;
  • PO1 : An ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering to electronics and communication engineering problems.
  • PO2 : An ability to design and conduct experiments, and to analyze and interpret gathered data.
  • PO3 : An ability to develop and/or design a system or system components to meet desired specifications, performance, and capabilities.
  • PO4 : An ability to function on and/or develop leadership in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • PO5 : An ability to identify, formulate, and solve electronics and communication engineering problems.
  • PO6 : An understanding of professional and ethical responsibility.
  • PO7 : An ability for effective communication.
  • PO8 :An ability to understand and correctly interpret the impact of engineering solutions in a social/global context.
  • PO9 : An ability to engage in life-long learning to follow developments in electronics and communication Engineering.
  • PO10 :A knowledge and understanding of contemporary issues.
  • PO11 : An ability to skillfully use modern engineering tools and techniques necessary for engineering design, analysis and applications.
  • PO12 : A recognition of the need for quality.
  • PO13 : An ability to function individually as well as part of a team.
ITU ECE undergrads have numerous achievements as a part of their undergrad thesis/senior project and class projects. You can have detailed information on our news pages. You can also read this page (in Turkish)
The approximate capacity of our on-campus residences is 3700. You can apply to ITU Residences Office to live on campus.
You can individually apply to any ECE-related firm by yourself. Most of the firms start to accept intern applications by March-April. You can also work on campus for a duration of a month. Please read our summer-practice/intern pages (in Turkish).







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