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October 22, 2008
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Rensselaer's M.S. in Electrical Engineering Cohort Program Coming to Fairfield County for First Time Ever

HARTFORD, CONN Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is pleased to bring its high-caliber Master of Science (M.S.) in Electrical Engineering cohort program to students and corporations in Southwestern Connecticut with its inaugural class beginning in January 2009. The entire program will take place in the Trumbull area. Rensselaer's graduate engineering program is ranked among the best in the nation in the U.S. News and World Report guide to “America's Best Graduate Schools, 2009.” The guide ranked Rensselaer's Graduate School of Engineering 32nd in the nation.

Renowned faculty from Rensselaer's Department of Engineering and Science at the Hartford campus have been selected to teach in this program in Fairfield County. The Master's Program in Electrical Engineering allows students to increase their competence in a number of Electrical Engineering subjects, particularly in Digital Communications and Signal Processing, Control Systems, Electrical Power Engineering, and Communication Networks.

“Electrical, Computer and Systems, and Electric Power Engineers are at the forefront of exciting new discoveries and bold new implementations of technology in the rapidly evolving information age,” says Dr. M. F. Mesiya, Associate Professor, Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering, Rensselaer. “Nearly all products of modern civilization, from laptop computers to cellular phones to interactive television to more intelligent automobiles, involve hardware and software components that have been designed, developed, implemented and powered by Electrical Engineers, Electric Power Engineers and/or Computer and Systems Engineers,” said Dr. Mesiya.

A new M.S. in Electrical Engineering group is forming with admission granted on a first-come, first-accommodated basis. Interested candidates should contact Jonathan Judd, Program Manager, at (860) 548-5352; toll-free at (800) 433-4723, extension 5352; or e-mail: as soon as possible. To learn more about the program and for an online application please visit: www.ewp.rpi.edu/hartford/academic/does/swctee.html.

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