The objectives of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering are the following:
- Excellence in education - The department strives for excellence in education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Students receive high-quality basic and advanced technical education in electrical and computer engineering, with emphasis placed on critical thinking, communication skills, creativity, ethical and professional behavior, leadership, and creating life-long learners.
- Excellence in research - The department strives for excellence in research, by providing students and faculty members with a quality research environment and adequate laboratory facilities. Faculty members in the department attract funding and contribute to state-of-the-art research in electrical and computer engineering. Ties with researchers at renowned industrial and academic institutions and with professional organizations are maintained to advance the professional development of faculty members and students.
- Excellence in service - The department strives for excellence in the services it provides to the university, to local and international professional organizations, and to the community at large, with special consideration given to the needs of Lebanon and the region.
- Outstanding faculty and students - The department attracts excellent students to its programs, and retains outstanding faculty members. It provides a supportive environment for the development of both faculty members and students; and encourages student-faculty interactions through curricular and extra-curricular activities.