BUEE Faculty performs research in 9 major research areas of the Electrical and Electronics Engineering discipline. There are joint research efforts with companion departments in BU such as Industrial Engineering and Computer Engineering, as well with other universities such as Karlsruhe Institute of Technology University, Télécom ParisTech, Université de Lyon, Polytechnic University, Hiroshima University etc. The research efforts are funded by various sources such as state programs, TÜBİTAK, international programs such as COST, Framework Programs, and by the industry.
Biomedical Engineering: Biomedical Engineering deals with the application of electronic engineering and information technologies to the medical sciences.
•    Biomedical Signal Processing
•    Lung Sounds; Cognitive Signal Analysis
•    Medical Imaging
•    Medical Image Processing, Analysis and Visualization
•    Medical Instrumentation
Control Theory: Control Theory is primarily concerned with theoretical modeling, estimation and control of physical systems and operational processes.
•    Networked Intelligent Systems
•    Nonlinear Control Theory
•    System Identification and Adaptive Control
•    Chaos and Nondeterministic Systems
•    Robot Navigation
Electromagnetic Waves, Microwave Techniques and Optics: This research group focuses on biological effects of electromagnetic radiation,   remote sensing, and RF-MEMS.
•    Microwave Circuit Design
•    RF MEMS
•    Optics
•    Remote Sensing
Microelectronics: Microelectronics Design and Applications involves MEMS device and integrated circuit fabrication, circuit and system design and simulation.
•    Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
•    Analog, Digital, Mixed Signal IC Design
•    Computer Aided Design (CAD) for VLSI
•    Radio Frequency Systems
•    Biomedical microsystems
•    Organic Electronics
Signal and Image Processing: This group addresses problems of the representation, analysis and processing of signals for various applications.
•    Man-machine Interfaces
•    Security, Watermarking, Authentication
•    Multimedia Signal Processing
•    Signal Processing for Communications
•    Speech and Audio Processing
•    Video Processing
•    Statistical Signal Processing
•    Computer Vision
Telecommunications: Telecommunications group has expertise in wireless channel characterization, modulation systems and error correcting codes.
•    Digital Modulation, OFDM
•    Broadband Communication
•    Error Correcting Codes
•    Information Theoretic Processing