Department of Electrical Engineering was established in 1978. The mission of the Department of Electrical Engineering is to educate future professional leaders with solid training and innovative creativity to solve problems not only individually as an electrical engineer, but collectively through interdisciplinary cooperation. To support the aforementioned training, the Department has eleven teaching labs and twenty three research labs, each being constantly upgraded to keep up with the most advanced technology. The whole student body now consists of nearly 102 doctoral students, 432 master students and 456 undergraduate students .
With multi-million USD research budget from government and industry, the Department is renowned for its focus on: Energy, Power, Intelligent Control, Bioelectronics, Embedded System Design, Computer System, Networking, Communication, Electromagnetic, and VLSI Design. Department of Electrical Engineering has been renowned as one of the most competitive institutions in Taiwan. With its committed course design with emphasis on both theoretical instruction and hands-on training, the Department has been ranked in. Cheers Magazine as one of the top 10 most welcomed institutions by the employers in Taiwan for the last decade, and top 5, in 2005. Three faculty members in the Department have been awarded of Excellent Researchers by the National Science Council of Taiwan. The Department ranks as top 10 technical transfer institutions in Taiwan.