NOTE: 6000-level courses are open to graduate students only.

ELEC 6110/6116. Wireless Networks

(3). Lec. 3.
Introduction to wireless broadband, satellite communication, wireless local area networks, Bluetooth and Home RF standards and Internet protocol and wireless access.

ELEC 6120/6126. Telecommunication Networks
(3). Lec. 3.
Principles and building blocks of telecommunication systems, including switched telephone networks, voice and data networks, transmission technologies, and switching architectures.

ELEC 6130/6136. RF Devices and Circuits
(3). Lec. 3.
Introduction to RF semiconductor devices and circuits targeted for wireless applications.

ELEC 6150/6156. Information Security
(3). Lec. 3.
Emerging security protocols, standards and technologies of information security; design of information network security using firewalls, virtual private networks and secured applications.

ELEC 6190/6196. Introduction to Digital and Analog IC Design
(3). Lec. 3.
Digital IC design using the Verilog, analog and mixed signal IC design using industry standard tools; emphasis on front-end design skills.

ELEC 6200/6206. Computer Architecture and Design
(3) Lec. 3.
Structural organization and hardware design of digital computers; register transfers; micro-operations, control units and timing; instruction set design; input/output devices, multiprocessors, automated hardware design aids.

ELEC 6220/6226. Information Networks and Technology
(3) Lec. 3.
Architectures, protocols, standards and technologies of information networks; design and implementation of information networks based on requirements; applications of information networks for data, audio and video communications.

ELEC 6230/6236. Parallel Processing
(3) Lec. 3.
Hardware components of multiprocessor systems including processor, interconnection, memory and control architectures; software elements of parallel processing.

ELEC 6240/6246. Neural Networks
(3) Lec. 3.
Principles, architectures, and technologies of neural networks; design and implementation of neural networks using electronics and optics; applications of neural networks.

ELEC 6250/6256. Computer-Aided Design of Digital Circuits
(3) Lec. 3.
Computer-automated design of digital logic circuits, using discrete gates, programmable logic devices, and standard cells, hardware description languages, circuit simulation for design verification and analysis, fault diagnosis and testing.

ELEC 6260/6266. Embedded Computing Systems
(3). Lec. 3.
The design of systems containing embedded computers. Microcontroller technology, assembly language and C programming, input/output interfacing, data acquisition hardware, interrupts, and timing. Real-time operating systems and application programming. Embedded system application examples.

ELEC 6270/6276. Low-Power Design of Electronic Circuits
(3). Lec. 3.
Design of digital circuits and systems for reduced power consumption, power analysis algorithms, low-power MOS technologies, low-power design architectures for FPGA, memory and microprocessor, reduction of power in testing of circuits.

ELEC 6280/6286. Built-In Self-Test
(3). Lec. 3.
Testing during product life-cycle, fault models and detection, design for testability, test pattern generation, output response analysis, concurrent fault detection, manufacturing and system use, built-in self-test approaches and applications.

ELEC 6310/6316. Design of Antennas and Antenna Systems
(3) Lec. 3.
Application of Electromagnetic and Circuit concepts to the design of practical antennas and antenna systems.

ELEC 6320/6326. Electromagnetic Compatibility
(3) Lec. 3.
Electromagnetic noise coupling, designing for electromagnetic compatibility (EMC), EMC regulation, noise sources, standard techniques for eliminating noise, circuit layout for reduced electromagnetic interference (EMI).

ELEC 6340/6346. Microwave and RF Engineering
(3) LEC. 3.
Application of Electromagnetic and Electronic concepts to the design of practical microwave devices and circuits typically used in wireless communications.

ELEC 6350/6356. RADAR Principles
(3) LEC. 3.
Study of the fundamentals of RADAR systems including detection of nondeterministic signals in noise, and introduction to the principles of wave acoustics with emphasis on SONAR systems.

ELEC 6360/6366. Biomedical Applications of Electromagnetics
(3) LEC. 3.
Development of medical instrumentation using electromagnetic principles, focus on magnetic resonance imaging systems.

ELEC 6410/6416. Digital Signal Processing
(3) Lec. 3.
Digital processing of signals, sampling, difference equations, discrete-time Fourier transforms, discrete and fast Fourier transforms, digital filter design.

ELEC 6530/6536. Mobile Robot Design
(3) Lec. 3.
Fundamentals of mobile robot design, including motor control, sensor integration, path planning, navigation, and localization.

ELEC 6610/6616. Power Electronics
(3) Lec. 3.
Power electronic circuits, components, and devices.

ELEC 6620/6626. Power System Analysis
(3) Lec. 3.
Power system modeling, power flow analysis, analysis of faulted power systems.

ELEC 6630/6636. Electric Machines
(3) Lec. 3.
Fundamentals of the electromagnetic-mechanical energy conversion process. Principles of operation, application, and control of ac and dc motors and generators.

ELEC 6650/6656. Power System Protection
(3) Lec. 3.
Fault analysis using symmetrical components. Power switchgear, including switches, disconnects, fuses, relays and circuit breakers. Fundamentals of electric power system protection, including bus, transformer, and line protection.

ELEC 6700/6706. Semiconductor Fundamentals
(3) Lec. 3.
An introduction to semiconductors: crystal structure, energy band theory, equilibrium electron and hole statistics, doping, generation and recombination processes, carrier drift and diffusion, transport equations.

ELEC 6710/6716. Semiconductor Devices
(3) Lec. 3 .
An introduction to semiconductor devices: pn junctions, junction diode based devices, optoelectronic devices, bipolar transistors, field effect transistors.

ELEC 6730/6736. Microelectronic Fabrication
(3) Lec. 2, Lab. 3.
Introduction to monolithic integrated circuit technology, bipolar and MOS processes and structures, elements of layout, design, fabrication, and applications, experiments in microelectronic technologies.

ELEC 6740/6746. Electronics Manufacturing
(3) Lec. 2, LAB. 3.
Materials and processes used to manufacture electronic products. Particular attention is given to substrate technology and electronics assembly.

ELEC6750/6756. Introduction to Plasma Engineering
(3) Lec. 3.
Electrical breakdown and discharges in gases, basic plasma theories, applications of plasmas, plasma processing for microelectronic fabrication.

ELEC 6760/6766. Solid-State Sensors
(3) Lec. 3.
Theory, technology and design of micro-mechanical sensors, electrochemical microsensors, photodetectors, and integrated smart sensors.

ELEC 6770/6776. VLSI Design
(3) Lec. 3.
Review of MOS transistor fundamentals, CMOS logic circuits; VLSI fabrication and design rules; clocking strategies and sequential design; performance estimation; memories and programmable arrays; standard cell design methodologies; computer aided design (CAD) tools.

ELEC 6780/6786. Analog Circuit Design
(3) Lec. 3.
Circuit design techniques used for implementing analog integrated circuits in both CMOS and bipolar technologies.

ELEC 6810/6816. Computed Imaging Systems
(3) Lec. 3.
Introduction to computed imaging systems such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and synthetic aperture radar (SAR).

ELEC 6820/6826. MEMS Technology
(3) Lec. 3.
Introduction to Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS), the study of the materials and microfabrication processes used to fabricate MEMS devices, the principles of operation of MEMS devices, and an introduction to the different application areas of MEMS devices.

ELEC 6970/6976. Special Topics in Electrical Engineering
(Credit To Be Arranged, 1 to 5).
May be repeated for up to 9 credits toward degree requirements.




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