Like the old joke about the three most important factors to consider in deciding where to put a business being "location, location, location," the BRIC was similarly designed around three key principles: "collaborate, collaborate, collaborate."
Recognizing the crucial and naturally collaborative role of electrical engineering (EE) in many types of research projects, an ample allotment of space was reserved in the BRIC early-on for this unit. In mid-January, 2013, the move to spacious new quarters on the second floor of the BRIC was completed.
As the first Ph.D.-granting department in Baylor's School of Engineering and Computer Science, EE faculty and graduate students are heavily involved in research of their own in such areas as advanced avionics, real-time data acquisition, circuit board prototyping, microwaves and circuits, medical instrumentation and wireless communications, to name only a few.
Whether in the role of interdisciplinary research partners for others' projects or mounting ground-breaking projects of their own EE researchers bring essential capabilities to the BRIC.