Abstract of Courses


Written and Oral Communication

English Composition         

Any English Composition course that focuses on the study and practice of good writing; the course content should cover expository writing based on materials derived from a variety of sources such as poetry, literature and humanities to topics of personal and academic nature or to topics of social science and natural science; course content can also include the study and practice of good writing as it pertains to the study of library resources, the analysis of reading materials, and writing preparatory papers as basic to writing a reference or research paper.

TC 231 Introduction to Technical Writing     

Introduction to Technical Writing related to ECE. Prerequisite: 61 scores of TOEFL iBT

TC 333 Advanced Technical Writing and Oral Presentation

Advanced Technical Writing and Technical Oral  Presentation related to ECE. Prerequisite: TC231


Visual, Literary and Performing Arts and Individuals and Societies

ECON 200 Introduction to Microeconomics I&S, QSR

Analysis of markets: consumer demand, production, exchange, the price system, resource allocation, government intervention. Recommended: MATH 111. Offered: AWSpS.

ECON 201 Introduction to Macroeconomics I&S, QSR

Analysis of the aggregate economy: national income, inflation, business fluctuations, unemployment, monetary system, federal budget, international trade and finance. Prerequisite: ECON 200; recommended: MATH 111. Offered: AWSpS.

COM 321 Communications in International Relations I&S

Looks at communications in relations between international groups and states. Examines the range of functions and roles communication media play in international affairs, global issues, and intergroup relations. Also examines the strategic use of communications by various groups. Offered: jointly with POL S 330.

COM 373 Communication in Small Groups I&S/VLPA

Discussion as an everyday community activity, with emphasis on the informal cooperative decision-making methods of committee, conference, and roundtable groups.

COM 376 Nonverbal Communication I&S/VLPA

Reviews the nature of nonverbal communication as part of the human message system. Discusses research on the types of cues that are part of the nonverbal system, reviews some communicative functions allowed by nonverbal cues (e.g., emotional expressions, relational messages, deception, coordination, or interaction), and ties nonverbal communication to language.

COM 473 Problems of Discussion Leadership I&S/VLPA

Critical analysis of leadership in committee and conference, with emphasis on the development of speech effectiveness in the cooperative achievement of goals. Prerequisite: COM 373.

OPMGT 450 Introduction to Project Management
Focuses on the management of complex projects and the tools and techniques which have been developed in the past 25 years to assist managers with such projects. The course covers all elements of project planning, scheduling and control as well as implementation and organizational issues. Prerequisite: OPMGT 301.

MOET required courses

Basic Principles of Marxism-Leninism 1

This course introduces students to the basics of Marxist Philosophy – the core of entire Marxism-Leninism.

Basic Principles of Marxism-Leninism 2

The course is structured into two main sections: One is, doctrine of Marxism-Leninism on the mode of capitalist production. This section studies on the economic and political problems of the mode of capitalist production in both stages: free competition and monopoly period. Second, the theory of Marxism-Leninism on socialism, research on economic issues, politics and society of communist methods .

Ho Chi Minh Thoughts

This course includes the following contents: In addition to the opening chapter, this includes 7 chapters represents relatively completely and systematically basis for formation and development of the thoughts of Ho Chi Minh, the basic content of the Ho Chi minh ideology along with theoretical and practical innovations of Ho Chi Minh directing national democratic revolution and Vietnam socialist revolution.

The Revolutionary Way of Vietnam Communist Party

The establishing of Vietnam Communist Party, the way the Party agaisnt for government, the way of struggling for national liberation, national reunification, renewal policy and the results of the renewal process under the leadership of the Party.

 General Law

This course provides students knowlegde about laws systems.



MATH 124 Calculus with Analytic Geometry I        

First quarter in calculus of functions of a single variable. Emphasizes differential calculus. Emphasizes applications and problem solving using the tools of calculus. Prerequisite: none

MATH 125 Calculus with Analytic Geometry II       

Second quarter in the calculus of functions of a single variable. Emphasizes integral calculus. Emphasizes applications and problem solving using the tools of calculus. Prerequisite: 2.0 in MATH 124

MATH 126 Calculus with Analytic Geometry III     

Third quarter in calculus sequence. Sequences, series, Taylor expansions, and an introduction to multivariable differential calculus. Prerequisite: 2.0 in MATH 125

MATH 307 Introduction to Differential Equations

Introductory course in ordinary differential equations. Includes first- and second-order equations and Laplace transform. Prerequisite: 2.0 in MATH 125

MATH 308 Linear Algebra with Applications

Systems of linear equations, vector spaces, matrices, subspaces, orthogonality, least squares, eigenvalues, eigenvectors, applications.  Prerequisite: 2.0 in MATH 126

MATH 324 Advanced Multivariable Calculus

Topics include the chain rule, Lagrange multipliers, double and triple integrals, vector fields, line and surface integrals. Culminates in the theorems of Green and Stokes, along with the Divergence Theorem. Prerequisite: 2.0 in MATH 126

PHYS 121 Mechanics

Basic principles of mechanics and experiments in mechanics for physical science and engineering majors. Lecture tutorial and lab components must all be taken to receive credit.  Prerequisite: Math 125

PHYS 122 Electromagnetism & Oscillatory Motion

Basic principles of electromagnetism, the mechanics of oscillatory motion, and experiments in these topics for physical science and engineering majors. Lecture tutorial and lab components must all be taken to receive credit. Prerequisite: MATH 126, PHYS 121.

PHYS 123 Waves

Electromagnetic waves, optics, waves in matter, and experiments in these topics for physical science and engineering majors. Lecture tutorial and lab components must all be taken to receive credit.  Prerequisite: MATH 126, PHYS 122.

CHEM 142 General Chemistry and Laboratory       

For Science, engineering,  and other majors planning to take a year or more of chemistry courses;  Atomic nature of matter, nuclear chemistry, stoichiometry, Periodic Table, quantum concepts, chemical bonding, gas laws. Includes introduction to laboratory work, including experiments to illustrate analytic techniques, stoichiometry, and synthesis. Prerequisite: none

STAT 390 Probability and Statistics in Engineering and Science 

Concepts of probability and statistics. Conditional probability, independence, random variables, distribution functions. Descriptive statistics, transformations, sampling errors, confidence intervals, least squares and maximum likelihood. Exploratory data analysis and interactive computing. Prerequisite: MATH 126



EE 215 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering       

Introduction to electrical engineering. Basic circuit and systems concepts. Mathematical models of components. Kirchoff’s laws. Resistors, sources, capacitors, inductors, and operational amplifiers. Solution of first and second order linear differential equations associated with basic circuit forms. Steady state sinusoidal excitation and phasors. Prerequisite: MATH 125; PHYS 122

EE 233 Circuit Theory

Electric circuit theory. Analysis of circuits with sinusoidal signals. Phasors, system functions, and complex frequency. Frequency response. Computer analysis of electrical circuits. Power and energy. Two port network theory. Laboratory in basic electrical engineering topics. Prerequisite: EE 215, Math 307

EE 235 Continuous Time Linear Systems       

Introduction to continuous time signal analysis. Basic signals including impulses, pulses, and unit steps. Periodic signals. Convolution of signals. Fourier series and transforms in discrete and continuous time. Computer laboratory. Prerequisite: MATH 307; PHYS 122.

EE 271 Digital Circuits and Systems

Overview of digital computer systems. Digital logic, Boolean algebra, combinational and sequential circuits and logic design, programmable logic devices, and the design and operation of digital computers, including ALU, memory, and I/O. Weekly laboratories. Prerequisite: CSE 142.

EE 299 Special Topics in Electronic Engineering      

New & experimental approaches to basic electronic engineering. May include design & construction projects. Prerequisite: permission from instructors

EE 331 Devices and Circuits I

Physics, characteristics, applications, analysis, & design of circuits using semiconductor diodes & field-effect transistors with an emphasis on large-signal behavior & digital logic circuits. Classroom concepts are reinforced through laboratory experiments & design exercises. Pre: 1.0 in EE 233, Math 307

EE 332 Devices and Circuits II

Characteristics of bipolar transistors, large- and small- signal models for bipolar and field effect transistors, linear circuit applications, including low and high frequency analysis of differential amplifiers, current sources, gain stages and output stages, internal circuitry of op-amps, op-amp configurations, op-amp stability and compensation. Weekly laboratory. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 331.

EE 341 Discrete Time Linear Systems

Discrete time signals and systems, impulse response, convolution, Z-transforms, discrete time Fourier analysis. Computer laboratory. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 235.

EE 351 Energy Systems   

Develops understanding of modern energy systems through theory and analysis of the system and its components. Discussions of generation, transmission and utilization are complemented by environmental and energy resources topics as well as electromechanical conversion, power electronics, electric safety, renewable energy, and electricity blackouts. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 233.

EE 361 Applied Electromagnetics        

Introductory electromagnetic field theory & Maxwell’s equations in integral & differential forms; uniform plane waves in linear media; boundary conditions & reflection & transmission of waves; guided waves; transmission lines and Smith chart; electrostatics. Pre: 1.0 in EE 233; MATH 324, PHYS 122

EE 401 Engineering Design in Large Teams: Robotics I

Engineering design process, including project management, team formation, working with technical literature, concept development (e.g., brainstorming, morphological analysis, biomimetics, theory of inventive problem solving), intellectual property, high-tech ventures. Prerequisite: EE 215.

EE 416 Random Signals for Communications and Signal Processing

Probability and random processes in communications. Random variables, distributions, and expectation. Statistical filter design for detection and estimation. Prerequisite: EE 341; either STAT 390 or IND E 315.

EE 417 Modern Wireless Communications

Introduction to wireless networks as an application of basic communication theorems. Examines modulation techniques for digital communications, signal space, optiumum receiver design, error performance, erroe control coding for high reliability, mulitpath fading and its effects, RF link budget analysis, WiFi and Wimax systems. Prerequisite: EE 341; either IND E 315, MATH 390, or STAT 390. Offered: W.

EE 418 Network Security and Cryptography 

Fundamental principles of cryptography and its application to network and communication security. An introduction to the fundamental tools in cryptography and the protocols that enable its application to network and communication security. Prerequisite: MATH 308; either MATH 390, STAT 390, or IND E 315. Offered: Sp.

EE 420 Topics in Communications Design     

Design projects in communications. Frequent projects solved by student teams. Reports and presentations. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 417

EE 433 Analog Circuit Design 

Design of analog circuits and systems applying modern integrated circuit technology: operational amplifiers, differential amplifiers, active filters, voltage references and regulators. Prerequisite: 1.0 in E E 332.

EE 436 Medical Instrumentation

Introductory course in the application of instrumentation to medicine. Topics include transducers, signal-conditioning amplifiers, electrodes and electrochemistry, ultrasound systems, electrical safety, and the design of clinical electronics. Laboratory included. For upper-division and first-year graduate students preparing for careers in bioengineering – both research and industrial. Prerequisite: E E 332.

EE 440 Introduction to Digital Imaging System

Image representation and standards, visual perception and color spaces, spatial domain image filtering and enhancement, image restoration, image transforms, image and video coding, image geometrical transformation and camera modeling. Prerequisite: E E 341.

EE 442 Digital Signals and Filtering

Methods and techniques for digital signal processing. Review of sampling theorems, A/D and D/A converters. Demodulation by quadrature sampling. Z-transform methods, system functions, linear shift-invariant systems, difference equations. Signal flow graphs for digital networks, canonical forms. Design of digital filters, practical considerations, IIR and FIR filters. Digital Fourier transforms and FFT techniques. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 341

EE 443 Design and Application of Digital Signal Processing – capstone design course

Application of learned theories/algorithms and available computer technologies to modern image and speech processing problems. Two-dimensional signals and systems. Image transform, enhancement, restoration, coding. Characteristics of speech signals, linear predictive coding (LPC) of speech, pitch detection, and LPC speech synthesis, speech recognition, hardware designs for signal processing. Pre: EE 341, EE 235

EE 448 Control Systems Sensors and Actuators

Study of control systems components and mathematical models. Amplifiers, DC servomotors, reaction mass actuators. Accelerometers, potentiometers, shaft encoders and resolvers, proximity sensors, force transducers, piezoceramic materials, gyroscopes. Experimental determination of component models and model parameters. Two 3-hour laboratories per week. Prerequisite:

EE 461 Introduction to Computer-Communication Networks

Computer network architectures, protocol layers, network programming. Transmission media, encoding systems, switching, multiple access arbitration. Network routing, congestion control, flow control. Transport protocols, real-time, multicast, network security. Prerequisite: CSE 143; EE 417.

EE 465 Fiber Optics, Devices, and Applications

Wave propagation in optical waveguiding structures, signal distortion, coupling of modes, modulation, sources and detectors, fabrication and measurement methods, communication and sensor systems. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 332; recommended: EE 361.

EE 467 Antennas: Analysis and Design

Fundamentals of antennas, analysis, synthesis and computer-aided design, and applications in communications, remote sensing, and radars. Radiation pattern, directivity, impedance, wire antennas, arrays, numerical methods for analysis, horn antennas, microstrip antennas, and reflector antennas. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 361.

EE 471 Computer Design and Organization  

Introduction to computer architecture, algorithms, hardware design for various computer subsystems, CPU control unit design, hardwired and microprogrammed control, memory organization, cache design, virtual memory, I/O organization, and I/O hardware design. Prerequisite: EE 271; CSE 143.

EE 472 Microcomputer Systems

Concepts of multi-level machines and computer systems organization. Utilizing microprocessors, digital computer studied at assembly- and high-language levels with emphasis on concepts of central processor architecture, memory organization, input/output and interrupts. Assembly language programming concepts applied to solution of various laboratory problems including I/O programming. Prerequisite: EE 271; CSE 143.

EE 476 Digital Integrated Circuit Design (or VLSI 1)         

Comprehensive view of digital IC design. Topics to be covered include the design of inverters, static logic circuits, switch logic, and synchronous logic. Students design, simulate, and layout a complete digital IC using modern computer-aided design tools. Prerequisite: EE 271; EE 331; CSE 143.

EE 477 Custom Digital CMOS Circuit Design  – capstone design course (or VLSI 2)

Cadence  Provides a fairly deep understanding of how IC-based memory and datapath blocks are designed using static and dynamic CMOS technologies. Gives students extensive experience with industry-standard computer-aided design tools, including Cadence (Virtuoso, DRC, LVS), Synopsys and Avanti (Hspice). Prerequisite: EE 476.

EE 478 Design of Computer Subsystems  – capstone design course

Design of digital computer subsystems and systems, using SSI, MSI, and LSI digital components. Combinational logic, sequential logic, memory hardware designs, I/O hardware and interface design, system design steps, high-speed digital circuit design, noise reduction techniques, and hardware description language. One four-hour laboratory each week and design project. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 331; EE 472. EE 471, EE 271

EE 480 Microwave Engineering I

Analysis and design of transmission lines and matching circuits. Lossy transmission lines. Mode structures in metallic and dielectric waveguides. Microwave resonators and magnetic devices. Smith chart and matching techniques. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 361.

EE 481 Microwave Electronic Design

Design of microwave circuits using S-parameter techniques. Measurement techniques, CAD of microwave systems. Includes design, fabrication, and evaluation of a microwave amplifier. Prerequisite: 1.0 in EE 332; 1.0 in EE 361.

EE 482 Semiconductor Devices

Fundamentals of semiconductor theory: carrier diffusion and drift; concept of direct and indirect energy materials, effective mass of mobile carriers; device physics: homo- and heterojunctions, operating principles of bipolar, junction, and MOS field-effect transistors. Prerequisite: E E 331; E E 361.

EE 485 Introduction to Photonics

Introduction to optical principles and phenomena. Topics include electromagnetic theory of light, interference, diffraction, polarization, photon optics, laser principles, Gaussian beam optics, semiconductor optics, semiconductor photonic devices. Prerequisite: EE 361 or PHYS 123.



CSE 142 Computer Programming I     

Basic Programming-in-the-small abilities and concepts. Highlights include procedural and functional abstraction with simple built-in data type manipulation. Basic ability of writing, executing and debugging programs. Prerequisite: non.

CSE 143 Computer Programming II

Continuation of 142, concepts of modularity and encapsulation, focusing on modules and abstract data types. Cover some basic data structures. Prerequisite: CSE 142



CSE 373 Data Structures and Algorithms
Fundamental algorithms and data structures for implementation. Techniques for solving problems by programming. Linked lists, stacks, queues, directed graphs. Trees: representations, traversals. Searching (hashing, binary search trees, multiway trees). Garbage collection, memory management. Internal and external sorting. Intended for non-majors. No credit to students who have completed 326. Prerequisite: CSE 143.

CSE446 Machine Learning

Methods for designing systems that learn from data and improve with experience. Supervised learning and predictive modeling: decision trees, rule induction, nearest neighbors, Bayesian methods, neural networks, support vector machines, and model ensembles. Unsupervised learning and clustering. Prerequisites: either CSE 326 or CSE 332; either STAT 390, STAT 391, or CSE 312.

CSE 466 Software for Embedded Systems
Software issues in the design of embedded systems. Microcontroller architectures and peripherals, embedded operating systems and device drivers, compilers and debuggers, timer and interrupt systems, interfacing of devices, communications and networking. Emphasis on practical application of development platforms. Prerequisite: CSE 326; CSE 370; CSE 378.

CSE 476 Embedded System Design
System building course to provide students with a complete experience in embedded system design. Students will design, simulate, construct, debug, and document a substantial project of their choosing. Lectures will focus on case studies and emerging components and platforms. Prerequisite: CSE 451; CSE 466.

CSE 477 Digital System Design
Capstone design experience. Prototype a substantial project mixing hardware, software, and communication components. Focuses on use of embedded processors and programmable logic in digital system design, case studies, and emerging components and platforms. Provides a complete experience in embedded system design and management. Prerequisite: CSE 451; CSE 466; CSE 467.


OHER ELECTIVES (EE Master Program)

EE 501 Radar Remote Sensing

General introduction to radar remote sensing of geophysical targets. Fundamentals of radar systems, range-time diagram, ambiguity function, pulse compression, spectrum estimation for underspread and overspread targets; multi-antenna correlations, interferometry, closure phases; maximum entropy source imaging; Aperture Synthesis (SAR and ISAR).

EE 506 Fundamentals of Wireless Communication

Reviews fundamentals of wireless communications including signal and noise theory, modulation techniques, fading channels, error analysis, synchronization, and coding. . Prerequisite: EE 505.

EE 507 Communication Theory II 

Review of stochastic processes. Communication system models. Channel noise and capacity. Optimum detection, modulation and coding, convolutional coders and decoders. Typical channels, random and fading channels. Waveform communication, optimum filters. Prerequisite: EE 506 or equivalent.

EE 508 Stochastic Processes in Engineering 

Non-measure theoretic introduction to stochastic processes. Topics include Poisson processes, renewal processes, Markov and semi-Markov processes, Brownian motion, and martingales, with applications to problems in queuing, supply chain management, signal processing, control, and communications. Prerequisite: EE 505. Offered: jointly with IND E 508; AWSp.

EE 514 Information Theory I

Includes entropy, mutual information, Shannon’s source coding theorem, data compression to entropy limit, method of types, Huffman coding, Kraft inequality, arithmetic coding, Kolmogorov complexity, communication at channel capacity (channel coding), coding theory, introduction to modern statistical coding techniques, differential entropy, and Gaussian channels. Prerequisite: EE 505.

EE 515 Information Theory II

Includes advanced modern statistical coding techniques (statistical coding), advanced codes n graphs, source coding with errors (rate distortion), alternating minimization principles, channel coding with errors, network information theory, multiple description coding, and information theory in other areas including pattern recognition, bio-informatics, natural language processing, and computer science. Prerequisite: EE 514.

EE 516 Computer Speech Processing 

Introduction to automatic speech processing. Overview of human speech production and perception. Fundamental theory in speech coding, synthesis and reproduction, as well as system design methodologies. Advanced topics include speaker and language identification and adaptation. Prerequisite: EE 505; EE 518.

EE 517 Statistical Language Processing

Introduction to major issues in natural language processing and human language technology, with emphasis on statistical approaches. Addresses topics in statistical parsing and tagging, dialogue systems, information extraction, and machine translation. Prerequisite: EE 505.

EE 518 Digital Signal Processing

Digital representation of analog signals. Frequency domain and Z-transforms of digital signals and systems design of digital systems; IIR and FIR filter design techniques, fast Fourier transform algorithms. Sources of error in digital systems. Analysis of noise in digital systems. Prerequisite: knowledge of Fourier analysis techniques and graduate standing, or permission of instructor.
Instructor Course Description: Les Eugene Atlas Jeffrey A. Bilmes  EE 520 Spectral Analysis of Time Series

Estimation of spectral densities for single and multiple time series. Nonparametric estimation of spectral density, cross-spectral density, and coherency for stationary time series, real and complex spectrum techniques. Bispectrum. Digital filtering techniques. Aliasing, prewhitening. Choice of lag windows and data windows. Use of the fast Fourier transform. The parametric autoregressive spectral density estimate for single and multiple stationary time series. Spectral analysis of nonstationary random processes and for randomly sampled processes. Techniques of robust spectral analysis. Prerequisite: one of STAT 342, STAT 390, STAT 481, or IND E 315. Offered: jointly with STAT 520.

EE 529 Semiconductor Optics and Optical Devices 

Perturbations of energy states in semiconductors; direct and indirect transitions; absorption processes; optical constants; absorption spectroscopy; radiative and nonradiative transitions; processes occurring at p-n junctions; junction devices; LEDs and lasers, photovoltaics; self-electro-optic effect device; modern laser structures. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

EE 530 Wavelets: Data Analysis, Algorithms, and Theory 

Review of spectral analysis. Theory of continuous and discrete wavelets. Multiresolution analysis. Computation of discrete wavelet transform. Time-scale analysis. Wavelet packets. Statistical properties of wavelet signal extraction, smoothers. Estimation of wavelet variance. Offered: jointly with STAT 530; Sp.

EE 533 Photodetectors and Photodetection 

Includes both the device physics and signal processing aspects of photodetection. Photodiodes, photoconductors, photomultipliers, and solar cells are covered. Noise, signal to noise ratios and imaging considerations are also discussed. Prerequisite: EE 482 or graduate standing.

EE 536 Design of Analog Integrated Circuit and Systems

Design of analog VLSI: specifications, design, simulation, layout. Covering CMOS and Bi CMOS technologies. Prerequisite: E E 433 or equivalent and graduate standing in electrical or computer engineering, or permission of instructor.

EE 538 Topics in Electronic Circuit Design

Topics of current interest in electronic circuit and system design. Course content varies from year to year, based on current professional interests of the faculty member in charge. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

EE 546 Topics in Control System Theory       

Topics of current interest in control system theory for advanced students with adequate preparation in linear and nonlinear system theory. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

EE 548 Linear Multivariable Control

Introduction to MIMO systems, successive single loop design comparison, Lyapunov stability theorem, full state feedback controller design, observer design, LQR problem statement, design, stability analysis, and tracking design. LQG design, separation principle, stability robustness. Prerequisite: A A 547/EE 547/M E 547. Offered: jointly with A A 548/M E 548.

EE 565 Computer-Communication Networks I 

Network architectures and protocols; layered model; reliable transmission protocols at the data control layer; Transmission Control Protocols (TCP); routing algorithms; performance modeling, and analysis of packet-switched networks. Multi-access. Projects involving routing and multi-access principles. Prerequisite: EE 505 or equivalent.

EE 566 Computer-Communication Networks II 

Local area, metropolitan area, satellite, and packet radio networks; routing algorithms for wide area networks; optimal design of packet-switched networks; congestion and flow control; fast packet switching; gigabit networks. Prerequisite: EE 565 or permission of instructor.

EE 567 Mobile Radio Networks 

Wireless communication networks, including digital broadcasting, wireless LAN, wireless access networks and ultra wide band (UWB); OFDM modem design; dirty-paper coding; MAC and RLP; TCP/UDP over wireless; multi-radio networks; cross-layer protocol optimization; radio network planning. Prerequisite: EE 506; EE 565.

EE 571 High Frequency Circuits and Antennas: Computation of Fields and Waves 

Planar microstrip structures are high frequency circuits and antennas used in communication, aerospace and computer industries. Examines the computation of fields and waves in such structures. How to calculate circuit parameters and radiation characteristics. Structures studied include microstrip lines, coupled lines, antennas, resonators, and discontinuities. Prerequisite: EE 482, EE 572, or equivalent

EE 575 Waves in Random Media 

Propagation and scattering of electromagnetic, optical, and acoustic waves in turbulence and random media, scattering from rough surfaces and randomly distributed particles. Atmospheric turbulence, fog, rain, smog, clear-air turbulence detection, remote sensing, terrain scattering, scattering from blood cells and tissues, scattering by ocean waves. Applications to atmospheric sciences, bioengineering, geoscience, ocean engineering. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

EE 579 Advanced Topics in Electromagnetics, Optics, and Acoustics

Topics of current interest in electromagnetics, optics, and acoustics. Content varies from year to year, based on current professional interests of faculty member in charge. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

EE 586 Digital Video Coding Systems 

Introduction to digital video coding algorithms and systems. Theoretical and practical aspects of important topics on digital video coding algorithms, motion estimation, video coding standards, systems issues, and visual communications. Prerequisite: graduate standing or permission of instructor.

EE 587 Multimedia Compression and Networking 

Addresses four major components of multimedia: 1) data compression of multimedia (e.g., speech, audio, image, and video); 2) quality of service (QoS) issues for data transmission over IP; 3) multimedia streaming and conferencing applications; and 4) intellectual property management and protection (IPMP) of multimedia contents. Co-requisite: EE 518.

EE 595 Advanced Topics in Communication Theory

Extension of 507, 508, 518, 519, 520. Material differs each year, covering such topics as: detection theory, decision theory, game theory, adaptive communication systems, nonlinear random processes. Prerequisite: permission of instructor.

EE 597 Networked Dynamics Systems

Provides an overview of graph-theoretic techniques that are instrumental for studying dynamic systems that coordinate their states over a signal-exchange network. Topics include network models, network properties, dynamics over networks, formation control, biological networks, observability, controllability, and performance measures over networks. Prerequisite: A A 547/EE 547/M E 547. Offered: jointly with A A 597/ME 597.

EE 599 Selected Topics in EE (*)          

This topic changes annually and belong to seminar/conferences between UD and Industry, such asBoeing, Intel, Microsoft, Renesas, SDS, Vector Fab… Pre: permission of instructors