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Research Capabilities


The department of Electrical Engineering is located at Pinchback Eng Building. Departmental Offices and five laboratories are located on the fourth floor of Pinchback Eng Building. Eight faculty members, a secretary and a laboratory technician, are employed by the department.


The department offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. Through the Graduate School, the department offers the Master of Engineering degree with options in Telecommunications and Computer Networking and Electronic Materials and Processing Engineering.

Current and Pending grant projects:

  • Evaluation of Counting Device for Pedestrians and Bicyclists - Funded by Louisiana Transportation Research Center (LTRC) – Baton Rouge, Louisiana, (2018 - 2019).($85,792)

              PI: Dr. Yasser Ismail

              Project Link:


  • Targeted Infusion Project: An Industry-Based Computer Engineering Research Lab (CERL) at Southern University and A&M College (SUBR), Pending proposal, NSF, (2019-2021). ($396,190)

              PI: Dr. Yasser Ismail

             CO-PI: Dr. Fred Lacy

             CO-PI: Dr. Phyllis Okwan