1. Prepare citizens from the entire socioeconomic spectrum so that they may have (1) excellent skills in the electrical technology fields, computational fields, and related areas; (2) leadership and capacity of the continuous learning necessary to develop those skills; (3) social and environmental responsibility; and (4) appreciation of economic, ethic, and cultural values which complete their formation
2. Expand the frontiers of knowledge within the electrical and computer engineering fields and related areas.
3. Provide benefits obtained through teaching and research activities in service to the academic community and to Puerto Rico.
It is the Department’s vision to be recognized as the best electrical and computer engineering department in Latin America, the first source of bilingual Hispanic electrical and computer engineers in the Puerto Rico and United States labor markets, with the depth and scope that a five-year Bachelor’s degree program can provide.
slogan, “Preparing model engineers to serve humanity in the third millennium”, denotes our commitment to prepare electrical and computer engineers that not only act as role models for others, but have consciousness of the importance of service and commitment to society under the technological demands of the new millennium.
1. As part of the UPR System, UPRM mission statement directs the institutional effort to the areas of business administration, agriculture, social and natural sciences, humanities, and engineering. The UPRM Mission states that: ¿Within the philosophical framework established by the University of Puerto Rico Act, the Mayagüez campus directs its efforts towards the development of educated, cultured citizens, capable of critical thinking, and professionally qualified in the fields of agricultural, social and natural sciences, engineering, humanities and business administration. They should be able to contribute in an efficient manner to the cultural, social, and economic development of the Puerto Rican and international communities. This process is aimed at endowing our alumni with a strong technical and professional background and instills a strong commitment to Puerto Rico and our hemisphere. Our alumni should have the necessary skills and knowledge to participate effectively in the search of solutions to the problems facing us, to promote the enrichment of the arts and culture, the development and transfer of technology as well to uphold the essential attitudes and values of a democratic society.¿