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Undergraduate Level Courses

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CDA 4400 Computer Hardware Analysis (3).

The study of hardware functions of a basic computer. Topics include logic elements, arithmetic logic units, control units, memory devices, organization and I/O devices (for non-EE majors only).

Prerequisites: CDA 4101 and MAD 2104.

EGN 1002 Engineering Orientation (2).

Introduction to aspects of the engineering profession. Computer tools and basic engineering science. Team-based engineering projects.
The link of the syllabi – U03,U04, and U05.

EEE 3303 Electronics I (3).

Introductory course dealing with basic electronic devices such as diodes, BJTs, FETs, Op-Amps, and their circuit applications.

Prerequisites: EEL 3111 or EEL 3110, EEE 3396.

Corequisite: EEE 3303L.

EEE 3303L Electronics I Laboratory (1).

Design, build and test electronic circuits that use diodes, BJTs, FETs and Op-Amps.

Prerequisite: EEL 3110L.

Corequisite: EEE 3303.

EEE 3396 Introduction to Solid State Devices (3).

Introduction to the physics of semiconductors; charge carrier statistics and charge transport in crystalline solids. Basic operations of solid state devices including p-n junction diode, the bipolar junction transistor and field effect transistors.
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Prerequisites: PHY 2049, EGN 3365, and EIN 3235.

Corequisites: EEL 3111 and MAP 2302.

EEE 4202C Medical Instrumentation Design (4).

Concepts of transducers and instrumentation systems; origins of bio-potentials; electrical safety; therapeutic and prosthetic devices.

Prerequisite:  EEL 3110

EEE 4304 Electronics II (3).

Second course in electronics with particular emphasis on equivalent circuit representation and analysis of electronic analog circuits and systems, their frequency response and behavior under feedback control.

Prerequisites: EEE 3303.

Corequisite: EEE 4304L.

EEE 4304L Electronics II Laboratory (1).

Design and measurement experiments of advanced electronics, including applications of integrated circuits.

Prerequisite: EEE 3303L.

Corequisite: EEE 4304.

EEE 4314 Integrated Circuits and Systems (3).

Continuation of Electronics II with major emphasis on applications of integrated circuits and design of analog, control, communication and digital electronic systems.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4304 or EEL 4343.

Corequisite: EEE 4314L.

EEE 4314L Integrated Circuits Laboratory (1).

Laboratory experiments in integrated circuits. Includes design of filters, analog systems, A/D and D/A systems.

Prerequisites: EEE 3303L (for CpE majors) or EEE 4304L (for EE majors).

Corequisite: EEE 4314.

EEE 4343 Introduction to Digital Electronics (3).

This course focuses on digital electronics. BJT as a switch, CMOS and other advanced logic-gate circuits, data converters, switched capacitor filters, semiconductor memories.
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Prerequisite: EEE 3303.

EEE 4410 System-on-a-Chip and Design Methodologies (3).

Study of FPGA based System-on-a-Chip (SoC) design by understanding the essentials of FPGA and VLSI, including fabrication, circuits, interconnect, logic design, and system architectures.

Prerequisites: EEE 4343, EEL 4709C, or permission of the instructor.

EEE 4421C Introduction to Nanofabrication (3). 

This course will give the students an introduction to micro/nanofabrication tools and techniques. It includes lab sessions where the students design, fabricate and test selected mirco-scale devices.

Prerequisites: EEE 3396 or permission of the instructor.

EEE 4463 MEMS I (3).

This course will give the students an introduction to MEMS-based microsystems with an emphasis on design and analysis of interdisciplinary systems at microscale.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396.

EEE 4464 MEMS II (3).

This course will give students an in-depth knowledge and experience of emerging and developed technologies in the areas of micro-electro-mechanical-systems.

Prerequisites: EEE 3396 and EEE 4463.

EEL 2880 Applied Software Techniques in Engineering (3).

Engineering problem solving process, overview of a generalized computing system, software development, real-life engineering applications, computational implications.
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EEL 3003 Electrical Engineering I (3).

For non-EE majors. Basic principles of DC and AC circuit analysis, electronic devices and amplifiers, digital circuits, and power systems. Prerequisites: MAC 2312, PHY 2049.

Corequisite: MAP 2302.

EEL 3110 Circuit Analysis (3).
Introductory circuit analysis dealing with DC, AC, and transient electrical circuit analysis and the general excitation of circuits using the Laplace transform.
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Prerequisites: MAC 2312, PHY 2049, (EGN 1002 or EGN 1100).

Corequisites: MAP 2302, EEL 3110L, and for EE or CpE Engineering students, EEL 2880.

EEL 3110L Circuits Lab (1).

This lab introduces basic test equipment; oscilloscopes, multimeters, power supplies, function generator, etc., and uses this equipment in various experiments on resistors, capacitors, and inductors.

Prerequisite: PHY 2049L.

Corequisite:  EEL 3110.

EEL 3112 Circuits II (3).

Application of operational methods to the solution of electrical circuits. Effect of poles and zeroes on the response. Transfer function of electrical networks. Laplace and Fourier transforms; network parameters.

Prerequisites: MAP 2302, EEL 3110, EEL 3135.

EEL 3120 Introduction to Linear Systems in Engineering (3).

Introductory course on linear systems, deals with the use of linear algebra to analyze resistive and dynamic electric circuits.
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Prerequisites: MAC 2312, PHY 2049, and EGN 1002.

EEL 3135 Signals and Systems (3).

Use of Fourier analysis in electrical and electronic systems. Introduction to probability theory, linear algebra and complex variables.
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Prerequisite: MAP 2302.

EEL 3160 Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering (3).

Interactive techniques of computers to simulate and design electrical engineering circuits and systems.
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Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

EEL 3514 Communication Systems (3).

An introductory course in the field of analog communication systems. Transmitters, receivers, and different modulation and demodulation techniques are studied. A basic treatment of noise is also included.
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Prerequisites: (EEL 3112 or EEL 3110), EEL 3135, and EIN 3235.
EEL 3514L Communication Systems Lab (1).

This is a web-accessible hardware laboratory on analog and digital communication systems. Students will perform all the experiments remotely through the internet. Lab reports will be submitted for every remote lab.

Prerequisite: EEL 3135.



EEL 3657 Control Systems I (3).

Analysis of linear time-invariant feedback control systems. System modeling, time and frequency-domain response, stability and accuracy. Analysis by use of Root- Locus, Bode plots, Nyquist diagram.
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Prerequisites: (EEL 3112 or EEL 3110) and EEL 3135.

EEL 3712 Logic Design I (3).

Boolean Algebra. Binary number systems. Combinational logic design using SSI, MSI and LSI. Sequential logic design.
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Corequisites: EEL 3712L and EEL 3110.

EEL 3712L Logic Design I Lab (1).

Laboratory experiments, using gates, combinational networks, SSI, MSI, LSI. Sequential logic design.

Corequisites: EEL 3110L and EEL 3712.

EEL 4006 Development of Dynamic Web Sites (3).

Techniques for the development of dynamic web sites, which will generate individualized web pages, according to data supplied by the user or retrieved from data stores available to the web server.

Prerequisites: EEL 2880 or permission of instructor.

EEL 4015 Electrical Design in Buildings I (3).

Application of electrical codes and regulations. Design of loads, circuits, surge protectors, feeders, panels, and breakers.

Prerequisites: EEL 3110.

EEL 4016 Electrical Design in Buildings II (3).

Electrical design of industrial buildings, size and design of distribution rooms, switchboards, transformers, bus ducts, motor control centers, starters, voltage drop calculations, lighting distribution.

Prerequisite: EEL 4015.

EEL 4140 Filter Design (3).

Approximation techniques. Active RC second order modules. Low pass filters, bandpass filters, high pass filters, notch filters are studied in detail. Sensitivity and high order filters. Design and laboratory implementation.

Prerequisite: EEE 4304.

EEL 4213 Power Systems I (3).

Introductory course to power systems components; transformers, induction machines, synchronous machines, direct current machines, and special machines.

Prerequisite: EEL 4410.

Corequisites: EEL 3112 and EEL 4213L.

EEL 4213L Energy Conversion Lab (1).

Operation, testing, and applications of energy conversion machines including AC and DC motors and generators. Experiments on magnetic circuits and transformers.

Prerequisite: EEL4410.

Corequisite: EEL 4213.

EEL 4214 Power Systems II (3).

Transmission line models, the bus admittance matrix, load flow studies and solution techniques, economic dispatch with and without losses, computer applications related to power system operations.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4213.


EEL 4215 Power Systems III (3).

Short circuit calculations, symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, transient stability and dynamic studies as well as power system control. Computer applications.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4213.

EEL 4241 Power Electronics (3).

Power semiconductor devices, power supplies, DC choppers, AC voltage controller, power inverter, AC and DC drives.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4213 and EEE 4304.

EEL 4410 Introduction to Fields and Waves (3).

Electric and magnetic fields. The relation between field and circuit theory: waves and wave polarization, reflection, refraction, and diffraction. Electromagnetic effects in high-speed digital systems.
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Prerequisite: MAC 2313 and EEL 3110.

EEL 4461C Antennas (3).

Introduction to linear antennas, linear arrays and aperture antennas. Far field pattern calculation and measurement techniques.

Prerequisites: EEL 3514 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 4510 Introduction to Digital Signal Processing (3).

Modeling of DSP systems, Z transform, Algorithms for convoltion, correlation functions, DFT, and FFT computation. Digital filters design, engineering applications.
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Prerequisites: EEL 3514 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 4515 Advanced Communication Systems (3).

Advanced senior level course designed for those students who desire to enhance their engineering knowledge in communication systems. State-of-the-art techniques in FM, digital communication, phase locked loops, noise treatment, threshold improvement, etc.

Prerequisites: (EEL 3514 and EEE 4304) or permission of the instructor.

EEL 4611 Control Systems II (3).

Design by Root-Locus, Bode plot, and Guillin-Truxal approach; characteristics of some typical industrial controllers and sensors. Computer simulation and other modern topics are included.

Prerequisites: EEL 3657 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 4611L Systems Laboratory (1).

Laboratory experiments in various systems. Includes position and velocity control systems, zeroth order, first order, and second order systems. Communication Systems.

Prerequisites: EEL 3514, EEL 3657.

EEL 4709C Computer Design (3).

Computer architecture, arithmetic units, RAM, DRAM, ROM, disk, CPU, memory systems, data, input/output devices. Distributed and centralized control.
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Prerequisites: EEL 3712, EEL 3712L, EIN 3235.

EEL 4714 Introduction to Hardware Description Languages (HDL) (3).

Introduction to Hardware Description Languages (HDL) such as VHDL, Verilog in the design of Digital Systems. These software designed systems will be implemented with CPLD and FPGA hardware units.

Prerequisites: EEL 3712 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 4730 Programming Embedded Systems (3).

Embedded Systems implementation using programming of synchronous state machines to capture behavior of time-oriented systems for running on microcontrollers.
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Prerequisite: EEL 2880.

EEL 4734 Embedded Operating Systems (3). 

This is an intermediate course to the use of Embedded Operating Systems (OS) as developing environment. Course also includes OS concepts and unique embedded application development.

Prerequisite: EEL 2880.

EEL 4740 Embedded Computing Systems (3).

Principles of embedded computing systems: architecture, hardware/software components, interfacing, hardware/software co-design, and communication issues.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4709C.

EEL 4740L Embedded Computing Systems Laboratory (1).

Hands-on experience on Hardware/Software co-design of embedded computing systems: architecture, hardware/software components, interfacing, and communication issues.

Prerequisite: EEL 4709C. Corequisite: EEL 4740.

EEL 4746 Microcomputers I (3).

RAM, ROM, and CPU architecture. Instruction set. Timing sequences. Sub- routines. Interrupts. Peripherals. Applications. System design.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4709C or permission of the instructor.

Corequisite: EEL 4746L.

EEL 4746L Microcomputers I Laboratory (1).

Hands-on design experience with microcomputer systems and applications including buses, interfaces, and in-circuit emulation.

Prerequisite: EEL 4709C.

Corequisite: EEL 4746.

EEL 4747C Microcomputers II (4).

Design of interfacing schemes of microcomputers such as video, disk, etc., and state-of-the-art hardware and software features of advanced micro-processors’ architectures, real-time systems, hardware-software trade-offs.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4746 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 4793 Special Topics in Computer Engineering (1-3).

Special topics in computer engineering not covered in other courses.

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


EEL 4798 Special Topics in Computer Engineering (1-3).

Special topics in computer engineering not covered in other courses.
Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.


EEL 4831 Embedded GUI Programming (3).

Graphical user interface (GUI) for embedded system included elements and style, events, component and object oriented user interface models, and graphical application programming issues.

Prerequisites: EEL 4730 and EEL 4740.

EEL 4905 Individual Problems in Electrical Engineering (1-3).

Selected problems or projects in the student’s major field of electrical engineering. It can be extended to a maximum of six hours. Student works independently with a minor advisement from designated faculty member.

Prerequisites: Senior level and permission of the instructor.

EEL 4920 Senior Design I: Ethics, Communications, and Constraints (2).

Professional ethics, oral communications, project feasibility study, proposal writing, system design methodology, human factors, intellectual property, liability and schedules.

Prerequisites: EEE 3303, EEL 3514, and EEL 3657.

Corequisites: EEL 4740 and EEL 4213 or EEL 4746.

EEL 4921C Senior Design II: Project Implementation (2).

Design of a complete EE or CpE system including use of design methodology, formulation, specifications, alternative solutions, feasibility, economic, reliability, safety ethics, and social impact.

Prerequisite: EEL 4920.

EEL 4930 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (1-3).

Special topics in electrical engineering not covered in other courses. Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

EEL 4949 Co-Op Work Experience (1-3).

Practical Co-op engineering work under approved industrial supervision.

TCN 4081 Telecommunication Network Security (3).

Introduction and overview of security issues for engineering applications. Topics include design, implementation and management of security in networks.

Prerequisites: CNT 4403 or permission of the instructor.

TCN 4211 Telecommunication Networks (3).

Underlying engineering principles of computer and digital networks. Topics include physical, link and network layers; telecommunication and switching technologies.
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Prerequisites: EEL 3514 or permission of the instructor.

TCN 4212 Telecommunication Network Analysis and Design (3).

The principle and practice of telecommunication and computer networks with emphasis on telecommunication network protocols, datagram services, routing and QoS.

Prerequisites: EEL 3514 or permission of instructor.

TCN 4431 Principles of Network Management and Control Standards (3).

Problems, principles and technologies in network management. General challenges in management of modern data and telecommunication networks.

Prerequisites: EEL 3514 or permission of the instructor.

Graduate Level Courses

EEL 5145 Advanced Filter Design (3).

Graduate course in the design and advanced analysis of passive and active high order circuits. Use of computer as a design tool.

Prerequisite: EEL 4140, or permission of the instructor.

TCN 5155 Wireless Communications with Multimedia Applications (3).

Overview of wireless communication systems; interface, blocking, spectral efficiency; performance of digital modulation in presence of fading; diversity techniques; and multimedia applications.
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Prerequisite: EEL 3514.

EEL 5171 Advanced Systems Theory (3).

State-space representations for continuous and discrete-time systems, control-ability and observability, pole-zero allocation, Lyapunov stability theorem, state observers.
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Prerequisites: EEL 3657, or permission of the instructor.

TPA 5213 Performing Arts Technology (2).

Applications of structural, mechanical, electrical and electronic technologies to prepare performing arts students for management and production roles. Includes basic circuits and NEC codes, control systems.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate advisor.

EEE 5261 Bioelectrical Models (3).

Engineering models for electrical behavior of nerve and muscle cells, electrode-tissue junctions, volume conduction in tissue and the nervous system as an electrical network.

Prerequisite: ELR 4202, or permission of the instructor

EEL 5270 Electrical Transients in Power Systems (3).

Traveling waves on transmission and multi-conductor systems, successive reflections, distributed parameter systems, transients on integrated power systems.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4213, or permission of the instructor.

TCN 5271 Ubiquitous and Embedded Sensor Network-Centric Telecommunications (3).

Techniques impacting ubiquitous, embedded sensor network-centric telecommunications, context-awareness, autonomy, data quality, uncertainty. privacy, trustworthiness and wearable computing.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing and permission of the instructor.

EEE 5275 Bioradiation Engineering (3).

Spectrum of radiation source, types of fields, properties of living tissue, mechanisms of field propagation in tissue. Applications in imaging and therapy. Hazards and safety.

Prerequisite: EEL 4410, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5275 Power Systems Protection (3).

Analysis of power systems under faulted conditions using linear transformation. The study of surge, transient and waves on power lines. Computer-aided analysis and design, emphasizing protection of the equipment.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4215,or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5285C Sustainable and Renewable Energy Sources and Their Utilization (3).

Alternative energy techniques, solar power, wind power, biomass, and other sources, electric power grid and integration of renewables, energy storage and smart energy utilization and public policy.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4213 or equivalent.

EEE 5348 Digital Electronics (3).

Analysis and design of logic gates using saturated and non-saturating elements, transmission gates, interfacing of logic families, bistable circuits, A/D and D/A converters.

Prerequisite: EEE 4304, or permission of the instructor.

EEE 5352 Bipolar Junction Transistors (3).

Bipolar junction transistor physics. Semiconductor bulk properties at equilibrium and nonequilibrium. PN junction theory. Theory of the bipolar junction transistor.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396 or permission of instructor.

EEE 5353 Field Effect Transistors (3).

Field effect device physics and technology. MOS capacitor. DC and AC characteristics of the MOS transistor. The MOS transistor in dynamic operation.

Prerequisites: EEE 3396 or permission of instructor.

EEE 5366 Industrial Electronics (3).

A study of solid state devices for the control of power, their applications and limitations in power switching circuits and in the control of physical transducers.

Prerequisite: EEL 4213, EEE 4304, or permission of the instructor.

EEE 5371 High Frequency Amplifiers (3).

Analysis and design of high frequency amplifiers and oscillators: stability, scattering parameters, use of the Smith chart and other practical design tools, noise.
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Prerequisites: EEE 4304, EEL 4410.

EEE 5425 Introduction of Nanotechnology (3).

Nanoscale electrical, optical and magnetic device operation. Overview of new devices enabled by nanotechnology, methods for fabrication and characterization of nanoscale and devices.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396.

EEE 5427C Advanced Nanofabrication of Electronic Devices (3).

This course covers the advanced theory and technology for fabrication of micro/nano-scale electronic devices. Includes lectures and laboratory sessions on techniques such as lithography and etching.
Prerequisites: EEE 5425 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5437 Microwave Engineering (3).

Microwave waveguides. Microwave tubes, microwave solid state devices, microwave integrated circuits, microwave enclosures.

Prerequisite: EEL 4410, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5482 Field and Waves Engineering (3).

Concepts and theorems in fields and waves, analytic techniques for guided waves, radiation and scattering, numerical techniques for analysis of electrical devices, using digital computer.

Prerequisite: EEL 4410, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5500 Digital Communications Systems I (3).

Course will consider most important aspects of digital communication systems such as noise related subjects, random signals, linear systems, and baseband digital modulation and multiplexing.

Prerequisites: EEL 3114, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5501 Digital Communications Systems II (3).

Course will consider more important aspects of digital communication systems such as matched filters, digital base and modulation, multiplexing, carrier digital modulation and error correction coding.

Prerequisite: EEL 5500, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5543 Random Signal Principles (3).

Introduction to the principles and fundamentals of probability, random variables and stochastic processes as applied to signals (and systems) analysis and design in engineering.
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Prerequisite: Understanding of calculus, linear algebra, convolutions, Fourier transforms

EEL 5563 Intro to Optical Fibers (3).

Use of fiber optics as a communication medium. Principles of fiber optics: mode theory, transmitters, modulators, sensors, detectors and demodulators, fiber data links.

Prerequisites: EEL 3514, EEE 4314, and EEL 4410, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5587 Long Term Evolution Communication: From Theory to Practice (3).

Introduction to the basic concepts in Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology and beyond.

Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

EEL 5653 Digital Control Systems (3).

Analysis and design of digital control systems. Z-transforms, analysis and control of discrete-time systems, digital control of analog systems. Several digital controller design methods. Computer simulation and microprocessor implementation.

Prerequisite: EEL 3657.

EEL 5718 Computer-Communication Network Engineering (3).

System engineering synthesis, analysis, and evaluation of computer communication networks. Network design, routing and flow control, telecommunication traffic engineering, transmission, switching, etc.
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Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

EEL 5719 Digital Filters (3).

Analysis, design and implementation of digital filters. Hardware and software approach to design.

Prerequisites: permission of the instructor.

EEL 5725 Digital Systems Engineering I (3).

This course involves systematic studies of Fault Tolerant digital systems, VHDL and VERILOG based digital system designs, and system implementations with CPLDS, FPGAS, ACICS.

Prerequisites: EEE 4304, EEL 4746, equivalent, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5741 Advanced Microprocessor Systems (3).

Interfacing of various microprocessors together. Concepts of master-slave systems, virtual memory and I/O control techniques. Digital system evaluation and optimization.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4746, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5757 Real-Time digital Signal Processing Implementations (3).

Techniques for the implementation of digital signal processing (DSP) algorithms in dedicated processors, for assessing real-time performance of audio, control and communications systems.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4510 or permission of the instructor.

EEL 5813 Neural Networks _ Algorithms and Applications (3).

Various artificial neural networks and their training algorithms will be introduced. Their applications to electrical and computer engineering fields will also be covered.
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Prerequisite: EEL 3135.

EEL 5820 Digital Image Processing (3).

Human vision, digital imaging, image transforms, image enhancement, image restoration, image compression, edge detection, shape analysis, depth information, texture analysis, and vision systems.
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Prerequisite: EEL 3135 or CAP 3700, and knowledge of any programming language (Fortran, Pascal, C).

EEL 5935 Advanced Special Topics (1-3).

A course designed to give groups of students an opportunity to pursue special studies in an advanced topic of Electrical Engineering not otherwise offered.

Prerequisite: permission of the instructor.

EEL 5941 Graduate Electrical and Computer Engineering Internship (1-3).

Graduate students acquire practical experience through supervised internship in industry. The student prepares internship proposal, and the work performed is documented in a report and presented.

Prerequisite: permission of the student’s instructor.

EEL 5945 Electrical and Computer Engineering Teaching Practicum (1).

Graduate students acquire practical teaching experience through supervised course teaching.  The  student  prepares  an  internship  proposal, and the work performed is documented in a report and presented.

Prerequisite: Permission from student’s advisor and department.

Corequisite: Teaching at least one full course during that semester.|

EEL 6020 Numerical Analysis of Electrical Devices (3).

Numerical techniques for the analysis of static and diffusion eddy current type field problems and associated
phenomena in electrical devices. Emphasis on implementation and applications to practical problems.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4213, MAP 3302 or equivalent or permission of instructor.

EEL 6141 Advanced Network Analysis (3).

Modeling and analysis of networks by t-domain and s-domain techniques. Topics include topology, formulation of loop eqs and node pair eqs., state space networks, computer solutions.

Prerequisite: EEL 3112 and FORTRAN or permission of instructor.

EEL 6167 VLSI Design (3).

Study of VLSI Design concepts in MOS/CMOS environment, CAD techniques, VLSI array processors and wavefront array processors, and implementation of array processors.

Prerequisites: EEL 5741, EEE 4314.

EEL 6219 Electric Power Quality (3).

Modeling of networks under non0sinusodial conditions, loads which may cause power quality problems, analysis of harmonics, flickers, impulses, standards, power quality improvement methods.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4213,or permission of the instructor.

EEL 6235 Motor Drives Control (3).

Switched, resonant and bidirectional power supplies, DC motors: single, three phase and chopper drives. AC motors: voltage, current and frequency control. Closed loop control.

Prerequisites: EEL 4213, EEE 3303, EEL 3657.

EEL 6253 Computer Analysis of Power Systems (3).

Power systems analysis and designs by computer solutions. Interactive solutions, power flow, optimum solutions. Dynamic solutions and stability.

Prerequisite: EEL 4215 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6254 Power Systems Reliability (3).

Expansion planning, load forecasting, reliability and availability application to generation planning, bulk power supply systems, generation system operation and production costing analysis.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4215 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6261 Power Systems Engineering (3).

Steady-state analysis, fault studies, load flow, dynamic and transient performance, on-line control, practical applications.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4215 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6267 Application of Intelligent Systems to Power System Operations (3).

Power system security assessment using intelligence systems techniques such as pattern recognition, expert systems, and neural networks. Class projects include applying IS to load forecasting, alarm processing.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4214, EEL 6273.

EEL 6273 Power System Stability and Control (3).

Direct methods for system stability, computer analysis of large scale models, Lyapunov stability, longer term stability, security analysis, MW-frequency control, isolated and multiple area control.
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Prerequisites: EEL 4215 and FORTRAN or permission of instructor.

TCN 6276 Antennas for Wireless and Body-Centric Communications (3).

Advanced antenna theory, simulation, and design as applied to wireless communications, advanced state-of-the art antenna systems, and body-centric wireless communications.
Prerequisites: EEL 4410 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6285 Biosignal Processing I (3).

Characterizing biosignals by application of time and frequency domain analytic methods. Comparison of analog and digital processing. Engineering design for VLSI implementations in implantable devices.
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Prerequisites: ELR 4202 and EEL 6505 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6286 Biosignal Processing II (3).

Engineering design of advanced systems for processing biosignals. Methods for signal compression. Adaptive systems for automatic recognition. Application of artificial intelligence for signal classification.

Prerequisite: EEE 6285 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6311 Advanced Electronic Systems I (3).

Principles of analog and digital electronics network. Advanced analysis, modeling and computer simulation of op amps. Analog design techniques and practical examples are covered.
Prerequisite: EEE 4314 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6312 Advanced Electronic Systems II (3).

Study of linear properties of electronic systems and design of fault tolerant systems using A/D and D/A and control algorithms.

Prerequisite: EEE 6311 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6315 Advanced Solid State Electronics (3).

IC technologies, properties and fabrication concepts. Bipolar, MOS, I2L, CCD, bubble technologies. Ion implantation characteristics. Lithography techniques.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396, EEE 4304 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6332 Thin Film Engineering (3).

Thin films used in microelectronics and optoelectronics; deposition methods; evolution of film microstructure; film growth modeling; introduction to film analysis.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396.

EEE 6335 Electrical Transport in Semiconductors I (3).

This course focuses on carrier transport fundamentals, beginning at the microscopic level and progressing to the macroscopic effects relevant to semiconductor devices.

Prerequisites: EEE 5352, PHY 4604.

EEE 6337 Electrical Transport in Semiconductors II (3).

This course focuses on quantum phenomena occurring in carrier transport in modern small-size semiconductor devices.

Prerequisite: EEE 6335 . Note: PHY 4604 is a prerequisite for EEE 6335 .

EEE 6395 Applied Superconductivity (3).

Covers the basic physical properties of superconductors. Superconducting devices: squids, memory & logic elements. Emphasis is placed on applications of superconductors.

Prerequisites: EEE 3396 and EEL 4410.

Corequisites: EEE 6315 , EEE 6397 or permission of instructor.

EEE 6397 Semiconductor Device Theory (3).

Device physics and modeling of GaAs FETS. GaAs analog and digital integrated circuits. Modulation doped field effect transistors. Heterojunction bipolar transistor theory.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396.

EEE 6399C Electronic Properties of Materials (3).

Properties of materials from which electronic components and structures are fabricated; electrical conduction in metals, semiconductors and insulators; thermal; magnetic; optical.

Prerequisite: EEE 3396.

EEL 6443 Electro-Optical Devices and Systems (3).

Introduction to optical devices and systems such as solid state laser systems, their applications in industry. Also holography, linear and non-linear optical modulation and demodulation concepts.

Prerequisites: EEL 4410, EEE 4314.

Corequisite: EEL 5563 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6444 Optical Fiber Communication Systems (3).

Course focuses on specification, design and application of fiber optic communication systems considering the fiber optic wave guide, optical device sources, photo-detector, receiver and transmitter designs.

Prerequisite: EEL 5501 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6463 Antenna Theory and Design (3).

Radiation patterns of dipoles and loops, array analysis and synthesis, self-impedance and mutual impedance, frequency independent antennas and antenna miniaturization, and reflectors and lens antenna.

Prerequisite: EEL 4410.

EEL 6505 Digital Signal Processing (3).

Treatment of digital signal and system characteristics: Z transforms and FFT theory. Real time and correlation functions. Multidimensional signal processing and digital filtering.

Prerequisites: permission of instructor.

EEL 6509 Digital Communications by Satellite (3).

This course will consider processing and non-processing transponders, earth terminals, propagation link characteristics, multiple access techniques, and spread spectrum techniques.

Prerequisite: EEL 5501 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6536 Spectral Analysis (3).

Methods for the analysis and estimation of a signal’s spectral content. These include nonparametric, parametric and line spectral estimation, filter bank techniques and array processing.

Prerequisite: EEL 5543 or EEL 6505.

EEL 6572 Pictorial Information Systems Design (3).

Picture input device design, pictorial information systems hardware, picture processor design, picture storage system design, pictorial database system design, picture communication interface design, and engineering applications.

Prerequisites: EEL 4709 or CDA 4400.

EEL 6575 Data Communications Engineering (3).

Digital networks for data communications, CCITT, HDLC, SDLC. Real time switching techniques. Microprocessor based network topologies. Busing schemes such as VME, MULTIB, RS232.

Prerequisites: EEL 4746 and EEE 4314 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6614 Modern Control Theory I (3).

Graduate level treatment of modern control systems. Optimal control of feedback systems. Performance measures, Pontryagin’s minimum principle, dynamic programming, numerical techniques.

Prerequisite: EEL 5171 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6615 Modern Control Theory II (3).

Graduate level course in Stochastic control. Stochastic processes, linear estimation, Kalman filtering techniques in state estimation. Design of feedback control in the presence of noise.

Prerequisite: EEL 5171 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6673 Identification Theory (3).

System modeling, off-line methods, on-line methods, order and structure determination, diagnostic tests and model validation.

Prerequisite: EEL 5171.

EEL 6681 Fuzzy Systems Design (3).

Applications of fuzzy theory to develop design methodologies for various engineering systems. Emphasis will be on systems for pattern recognition, model identification and automatic control.
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Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

EEL 6726 Advanced VLSI Design (3).

Advanced design and development of Very Large Scale Integrated Circuit (VLSI) Micro Chip Structures. Micro Chip routing and thermal optimizations will be emphasized for implementing VLSI units.
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Prerequisite: Permission of the instructor.

EEL 6751 Wavelet Theory Applied to Signal Processing(3).

Applications of wavelet theory to transient and non-stationary signal processing; compression and noise reduction of signals, singularity and edge detection, and time frequency analysis.

Prerequisite: EEL 3135 or equivalent.

EEL 6758 Engineering Design of Microprocessor Based Operating Systems (3).

Hardware microprocessor based systems, BIOS (basic input and output), Kernel partitions, memory, stack organization and physical design of operating systems.

Prerequisites: EEL 4746 or permission of instructor.

EEL 6787 Network Security (3).

Network Security requirements, number theory, steganography, encryption design principles and algorithms, message authentication and digital signature principles and designs, network system security design.

Prerequisites: permission of instructor.

EEL 6795 Power Aware Computing (3).

The power/thermal challenges in computing system design; source of the power dissipation and power/thermal modeling; power/thermal aware design techniques at different design abstraction levels.

Prerequisite: EEL 4709C (Computer Design) or permission of instructor.

EEL 6812 Advances in Neural Networks (3).

Latest concepts in artificial neural networks research and newly developed applications. Implementation, convergence in learning algorithms, accuracy refinement, and optimal structure of neural networks. Engineering applications.

Prerequisite: EEL 5813.

EEL 6816 Electronic Neural Systems (3).

This course bridges electronics to the understanding of neurobiologically inspired models. Biological tasks and neural computations are studied in the context of networks of processing elements.

Prerequisite: Permission of the Instructor.

EEL 6821 Computer Vision (3).

Image formation and image properties, Radiance and irradiance, introduction to Brain Topography, Color Vision, Visual Machinery of the brian, statistical pattern classification and computational aspects, stereo vision, motion vision, size and orientation independence.
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Prerequisite: EEL 5820.

EEL 6825 Pattern Recognition (3).

Pattern recognition techniques via computer, design functions, optimum decision criteria, training algorithms, unsupervised learning, feature extraction, data reduction, machine intelligence.
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Prerequisite: EEL 5524, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 6836 Computer Visualization of Brain Electrical Activity (3).

Computer techniques for the visualization of brain electrical activity. Analysis of the origin of this activity as it relates to its measurement and visualization through computerized systems.
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Prerequisite: EEL 4510, or permission of the instructor.

EEL 6870 Intelligent Computer Design (3).

The course involves self testing and correcting type of modular computer system development. Also concepts relating to Artificial Intelligence and Expert systems will be integrated into the computer system design.

Prerequisite: EEL 4709.

EEL6894 Real Time Computing and Applications (3).

Real-time systems and modeling; classic uniprocessor scheduling; real-time scheduling with power and thermal awareness; multiprocessor and distributed real-time computing.

Prerequisite: EEL 4709C (Computer Design) or permission of instructor.

EEL 6905 Individual Work (1-4).

Special problems or projects selected by the students and a faculty member. The student conducts the project with a minimum of supervision. Consent of Department Chairperson and Faculty Advisor.

EEL 6916 Graduate Project (1-3).

Independent research work culminating in a professional practice- oriented report for the requirements of the non-thesis option of the M.S. degree project.

Prerequisites: Fifteen graduate credits and approved project plan.

EEL 6931 Special Topics in Electrical and Computer Engineering (1-3).

Course covers advanced topics not in existing graduate courses in electrical and computer engineering.

Prerequisite: Permission of instructor.

EEL 6932 Graduate Seminar (1).

An examination of recent technical findings in selected areas of concern. Emphasis is placed on presentations (oral and written), research activities, readings, and active discussions among participants.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate adviser.

EEL 6971 Research Master’s Thesis (1-6).

The student, following the option of the Master’s Degree with thesis, should work for his/her thesis through this course.

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

EEL 6977 Extended Thesis Research (0).

For Graduate research students who have completed their sequence of thesis credits, but must register for a course to remain on graduate student status.

EEL 7910 Advanced Research (1-6).

Advanced research credits under the supervision of the dissertation advisor.

Prerequisites: Completion of the written comprehensive examination.

EEL 7980 Ph. D. Dissertation (1-12).

Doctoral research leading to Ph.D. Electrical Engineering Dissertation.

Prerequisite: Permission of graduate committee.