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BME 5572. Biomedical Nanotechnology
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3123C with a "C" (2.0) or better grade. Human Physiology, Bioelectric Phenomena and Neurons, Nanoelectronics for fabrication of biochips for human biomedical applications, self-assembly, bioelectronics, moral and ethical issues.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
CCE 5006. Infrastructure Systems Management
3(3,0). PR: CCE 4004 and CCE 4034, or C.I. Essential elements of infrastructure systems and cover concepts, methods, and technologies essential for infrastructure life cycle engineering and management.
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 5205. Decision Support for Infrastructure Projects
3(3,0). PR: CCE 4004 and CCE 4034, or C.I. Infrastructure decision-making theories, data representation for decision analysis, advanced methods in decision-making, and applications of decision support systems in infrastructure projects.
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 5220. Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
3(3,0). STA 3032. Introduce the principles of sustainability as they relate to the built environment and infrastructure systems; sustainability metrics; life cycle assessment; resilience; green building principles.
Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 6036. Advanced Construction Planning and Control
3(3,0). PR: CCE 5006 and CCE 5205, or C.I. Advanced concepts, theories, and applications in planning, estimating, and scheduling. Students will be introduced to dynamic project planning and optimization.
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 6045. Cost Analysis of Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
3(3,0). PR: CCE 5006. Cost engineering for construction organizations, projects, and operations. Topics include project cash flow analysis, construction cost accounting, evaluating investments, and life cycle cost analysis.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 6211. Design and Monitoring of Construction Processes
3(3,0). PR: CCE 5006 and CCE 5205, or C.I. Concepts of integrated project delivery, improving site layout, advanced operations improvement technologies, improving site security, and green construction.
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 6817. Dynamics of Sustainable Systems
3(3,0). CCE 5220 or C.I. This course uses dynamic modeling as an experimental platform to study and analyze the dynamics of socio-technical problems in the engineering and construction industry.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 6918. Directed Research; Independent Study
VAR (1-99). . This is a directed research independent study course. Graded S/U.

ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 6971. Thesis
VAR. . This is a thesis course. Graded S/U. May be repeated for credit.

ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CCE 7980. Dissertation
VAR. . This is a dissertation course. Graded S/U. May be repeated for credit.

ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CEG 5405. Seepage in Soils
3(3,0). PR: CEG 4011C. Principles of flow through soils; flow nets, analytical solutions; seepage forces, design of filters and drainage layers; dewatering, drainage in dams, embankments, and pavement systems.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CEG 6065. Soil Dynamics
3(3,0). PR: CEG 4011C. Comprehensive coverage in calculating the dynamic response of foundations, presenting a variety of contemporary techniques for fields and laboratory.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CEG 6115. Foundation Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CEG 4012 or C.I. Analysis and design of spread footings, mat foundations, retaining walls, sheeting and bracing systems and pile foundations.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CEG 6317. Advanced Geotechnical Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CEG 4012 or C.I. Mechanics of soils and models; elasticity and plasticity of soil bodies; strength of soils and stability of soil structures.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CEG 7980. Dissertation
1-99(1-99,0). . May be repeated for credit. Graded S/U.
Fall,Spring,Summer
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 5144. Matrix Methods for Structural Analysis
3(3,0). PR: CES 4100C or C.I. Implementation of the matrix methods for structural analysis that are commonly and currently used in practice and in research, special topics such as finite element formulations, special analysis procedures, and use of software packages.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 5325. Bridge Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CES 4605 and CES 4702 or C.I. Bridge engineering fundamentals, design philosophies, analysis and design concepts for concrete and steel bridges, AASHTO specifications, Bridge rating, and introduction to Bridge health monitoring.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 5606. Advanced Steel Structures
3(3,0). PR: CES 4605. Behavior and design of steel buildings; emphasis on AISC-LRFD building code; complex connections, tension members, stability of compression members, laterally unsupported beams, frames, and beam columns.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 5706. Advanced Reinforced Concrete
3(3,0). PR: CES 4702 or C.I. Design of frames, two-way floor systems, shear walls; shear and torsion; compression field theory; inelastic analysis; wind and seismic design; introduction to prestressed concrete.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 5821. Masonry and Timber Design
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Structural properties of masonry and timber; design loads-codes and standards; analysis for axial loads, flexure and shear.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6010. Structural Reliability
3(3,0). PR: STA 3032 and CES 4100C or equivalent course or C.I. Application of probability theory to classical and computational reliability methods for civil systems. Topics in component and system reliability, simulation, bounds, sensitivity, and model updating.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6116. Finite Element Structural Analysis
3(3,0). PR: CES 5144 or C.I. Concept, theory, and application of the finite element method; analysis of one-, two-, and three-dimensional structural components and systems; stability and dynamics; applications.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6170. Boundary Element Methods in Civil Engineering
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Green�s theorems; integral formulations for two- and three-dimensional and axisymmetric problems of solid mechanics; applications to structural and geomechanics problems; programming.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6209. Dynamics of Structures
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Response analysis of single and multi-degree-of-freedom systems to periodic and non-periodic excitations; continuous systems; response spectra; applications in structural engineering.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6220. Wind and Earthquake Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CES 6209 or C.I. Wind characteristics; wind effects on structures; dynamic analysis for wind loads; nature of earthquake forces; response spectra and seismic design; wind and seismic codes.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6230. Advanced Structural Mechanics
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Review of biaxial bending and torsion; plate bending; theory of elasticity, visco-elasticity and plasticity; anisotropic elasticity and stability.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6527. Nonlinear Structural Analysis
3(3,0). PR: CES 5144 or C.I. Structural nonlinear analysis theory and applications, including material and geometric nonlinearity, numerical methods and solution strategies, inelastic element formulation, and use of software packages.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6715. Prestressed Concrete Structures
3(3,0). CES 4702 and CES 5706 or C.I. Prestressed concrete behavior and design; applications in building and bridge design including pre- and post-tensioned girders, floors, roofs, and walls.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6840. Composite Steel Concrete Structures
3(3,0). CES 5606 and CES 5706 or C.I. Fundamentals of composite action; high performance materials, design of composite beams, slabs, beam-columns, joints; applications of prestressing; composite buildings and bridges; construction methods.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CES 6910. Research in Structural Engineering
3(3,0). C.I. Behavior and design of steel, concrete, or composite structures under cyclic, wind, earthquake, impact, or blast loading.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CGN 5506. Advanced Pavement and Civil Engineering Materials
3(3,0). CGN 3501C, CEG 4011C. Pavement and civil engineering materials such as aggregate, Portland cement, and concrete. In addition, mechanics, modeling, analysis, and design of those materials will be included.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CGN 5877. Monitoring for Infrastructure Systems
3(3,0). One of the following; CES 4100C, ENV 4120, ENV 4561, CWR 4203C, CWR 4101C or CCE 4004. Applications of modern instrumentation and data processing technologies to infrastructure monitoring and assessment. Topics in current and state-of-the-art monitoring techniques, SHM for infrastructure systems, and case studies on performance-based evaluation.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CGN 6655. Regional Planning, Design, and Development
3(3,0). . Project course dealing with planning, design, and development of regional systems, including projections, case studies, design alternatives, environmental impact, etc.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 5125. Groundwater Hydrology
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. Theories of groundwater movement, geological factors, analysis and design techniques, etc. Emphasis on practical considerations.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 5205. Hydraulic Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. Concepts of fluid mechanics and hydrodynamics applied to natural and man-made flow of intent to civil and environmental engineering.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 5515. Numerical Methods in Civil and Environmental Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. This course will present intermediate to advanced numerical methods theory and include code development and error assessment, while targeting civil and environmental engineering applications.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 5545. Water Resources Engineering
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. Systems identification and solution to complex water allocation problems, and other hydraulic engineering designs and operations using economic analysis and operations research techniques.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 5634. Water Resources in a Changing Environment
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4632C. To model and understand potential impact of climate change and human activities on hydriodic systems and various spatial and temporal scales.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6007. Ecohydraulics
3(3,0). CWR 5634 OR Admission to the M.S. in Biology, Ph.D. in Conservation Biology, or Certificate in Conservation Biology or C.I. Sustainable and multi-objective management of rivers, shorelines and aquatic resources, this course investigates fundamental linkages between physical processes and ecological responses in engineered and natural systems.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6102. Advanced Hydrology
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. Single site and regional frequency analysis; modeling hydrologic systems; lumped and distributed event models for urban and natural drainage basins; continuous simulation; real-time forecasting.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6126. Groundwater Modeling
3(3,0). PR: CWR 5125. Review of contemporary computer-based groundwater flow models and their application to environmental engineering problems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6235. Open Channel Hydraulics
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. Free surface flow studies by empirical and theoretical methods for the design, operation, and management of open channels.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6236. River Engineering and Sediment Transport
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. River morphology and regime with stabilization and modification of river courses. Sediment transport including control methods and modeling.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6535. Modeling Water Resources Systems
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. Contemporary mathematical models for water quality and quantity considerations including computer-based hydraulic and hydrologic models.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6539. Finite Elements in Surface Water Modeling
3(3,0). PR: CWR 5515 or C.I. This course explores finite element techniques as applied to surface water modeling, introduces theory and applications, and develops means by which errors can be appraised.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
CWR 6660. Water Policy, Planning and Governance
3(3,0). PR: CWR 4633C or C.I. This course deals with political, social, economic and administrative systems that affect the use, development, planning, and management of water resources at different levels.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ECM 6308. Current Topics in Parallel Processing
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Research topics in parallel architectures, including, but not limited to, systolic architectures, wavefront arrays, interconnection networks, reconfigurable architectures and fast algorithms. May be used in the degree program a maximum of 2 times.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5265. Biomedical Effects and Applications of Electromagnetic Energy
3(3,0). EEL 3470 or C.I. RF and microwave energy and their interaction with biological materials. Specific biomedical effects such as absorption, thermal therapy, hyperthermia, etc., will be discussed.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5272. Biomedical Sensors
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4750 or EEL 4832 or C.I. Study of engineering concepts behind the various biomedical sensors used to monitor a patient undergoing clinical therapy.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5332C. Thin Film Technology
3(2,1). PR: EEE 3350 or equivalent. Presents the various thin film deposition techniques for the fabrication of microelectronic, semiconductor, and optical devices.
Material & Supply Fee: $70.00
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5352C. Semiconductor Material and Device Characterization
3(2,3). PR: EEE 3350 or C.I. Semiconductor material characterization resistivity, mobility, doping carrier lifetime, device properties, threshold voltage, interface charge of MOS devices, optical and surface characterization of films.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5353. Semiconductor Device Modeling and Simulation
3(3,0). PR: EEE 3307C. Large signal and small signal model development for semiconductor diodes, BJTs, and MOSFETs. Parameter extraction, numerical algorithm, and SPICE simulation are included.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5356C. Fabrication of Solid-State Devices
4(3,3). PR: EEE 3350. Fabrication of microelectronic devices, processing technology, ion implantation and diffusion, device design, and layout. Laboratory includes device processing technology.
Material & Supply Fee: $70.00
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5370. Operational Amplifiers
3(3,0). PR: EEE 4309C. Ideal and non-ideal Op-Amps. Linear applications. Active RC and switched-capacitor filters. Non-linear and other functional circuits. Frequency stability and compensation of Op-Amps.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5378. CMOS Analog and Digital Circuit Design
3(3,0). PR: EEE 4309C. Advanced principles and design techniques for CMOS ICs including most recent published results.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5390C. Full-Custom VLSI Design
3(2,3). EEE 3307C and EEE 3342C with a "C" (2.0) or better grade. Provide background in integrated devices, circuits, and digital subsystems needed for design and implementation of silicon logic chips.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5513. Digital Signal Processing Applications
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4750. The design and practical consideration for implementing Digital Signal Processing Algorithms including Fast Fourier Transform techniques, and some useful applications.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5542. Random Processes I
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3552C and STA 3032. Elements of probability theory, random variables, and stochastic processes.
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5555. Surface Acoustic Wave Devices and Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3552C. Course discusses SAW technology which includes the physical phenomenon, transducer design and synthesis, filter design and performance parameters. Actual devices and communication systems are presented.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 5557. Introduction to Radar Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3552C. Introduction to Pulse and CW Radar Systems. Chirp Radar Systems. Tracking Radar. Noise in Radar Systems.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6317. Power Semiconductor Devices and Integrated Circuits
3(3,0). PR: EEE 3350 or equivalent or C.I. Fundamental understanding of modern power semiconductor devices and integrated circuits (ICs) in relation to their applications in power electronics systems.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6327. Design of Video Coding Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4768C and EEL 4750. VLSI architectures and image/video coding algorithms, image/video coding standards, and architectural issues related with area/power/performance.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6338. Advanced Topics in Microelectronics
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Covers advanced topics in microelectronics such as semiconductor device physics, semiconductor device fabrication, and semiconductor device modeling.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6347. Trustworthy Hardware
3(3,0). EEE 5390C or EEL 5704 or C.I. Introduce the concept of trustworthy hardware. Review scientific publications in the area of trustworthy hardware. Design, analyze, and evaluate trustworthy embedded systems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6358. Advanced Semiconductor Device I
3(3,0). PR: EEE 3350. First course in advanced semiconductor device physics and modeling. Main stream devices including junctions diale, bipolar transistor, and metal-oxide field-effect transistor.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6371. Advanced Electronics I
3(3,0). PR: EEE 5378 or EEE 5370. Models for integrated-circuit active devices. Analysis and design of IC amplifiers. Feedback amplifiers. Frequency response and stability. Compensation of amplifiers.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6372. Advanced Topics in Electronics
3(3,0). PR: EEE 6371 or C.I. Advanced and current topics in electronics such as power electronics and semiconductor integrated circuits.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6406. Modern EDA Algorithms in VLSI
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4783. This course covers all of the most important aspects of modern Electronic Design Automation (EDA) software: logic synthesis, circuit placement, and routing algorithms. Students will not only learn theory but also gain hands-on experience by doing a software project.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6475. CMOS Analog and Digital Integrated Circuit Design
3(3,0). PR: EEE 4309C or C.I. The objective of this class is to teach the graduate students the principle and techniques of CMOS IC design for high performance, low power, and RF applications.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6504. Adaptive Digital Signal Processing
3(3,0). PR: EEE 5513 or C.I. Weiner filtering, Least Mean Square and Recursive Least Squares based algorithms, adaptive prediction and identification with applications such as echo cancellation, etc.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6505. Multidimensional Digital Processing
3(3,0). EEE 5513 or C.I. Multidimensional signals and systems. Two-dimensional transforms and filters. Image processing applications.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6508. Advanced Topics in Digital Signal Processing
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Advanced and current topics in digital signal processing, such as neural network, spectral analysis, and speech processing.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6527. Compressive Sensing
3(3,0). EEE 5542. This course offers a broad coverage of the emerging topic of compressive sensing. The focus of the course is on describing the ideas and techniques that have been developed in this field with emphasis on theoretical foundations, algorithm developments, and applications.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6543. Random Processes II
3(3,0). PR: EEE 5542. Stochastic processes. Mean-squared estimation. Queueing theory. Spectral estimation. Applications to communications and radar systems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEE 6558. Advanced Radar Systems
3(3,0). EEE 5557. Advanced radar concepts: electromagnetic propagation and target scattering & fading; radar signal processing - target parameter estimation & information extraction, and radar system design.

ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5173. Linear Systems Theory
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3657. Models and properties of linear systems, transformation, controllability and observability, control and observer designs, MFD, and realization theory.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5185. System Identification
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3657 or C.I. Dynamic systems, models of time-invariant linear, time-varying and nonlinear systems, nonparametric frequency- and time-domain identification methods, kernel expansion techniques, parameter estimation methods, experiment design, and applications.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5245C. Power Electronics
3(2,1). PR: EEE 4309C. Principles of power electronics, power semiconductor devices, inverter topologies, switch-mode and resonant dc-to-dc converters, cyclo-converters, applications.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5291. Distributed Control and Optimization for Smart Grid
3(3,0). EEL 3657 and EEL 4216 or C.I. Electric power systems, transmission and distribution networks, voltage stability and VAR control, dispatch of distributed generation, optimization, frequency control, electricity markets and incentive controls.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5432. Satellite Remote Sensing
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3470 or PHY 4324. Fundamentals of satellite remote sensing, orbits and geometry, radiative transfer theory, microwave and infrared sensing techniques, ocean, ice and atmosphere geophysical measurements.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5437C. Microwave Engineering
4(3,3). PR: EEL 3470 or C.I. Transmission line theory, Smith charts, S-parameters, simple impedance matching circuits, wave guides, resonators, basic microwave measurements.
Material & Supply Fee: $40.00
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5439C. RF and Microwave Communications
4(3,3). PR: EEL 4436C or equivalent. RF and microwave active circuits microstrip amplifier, oscillator, and mixer design and fabrication. Receiver design, noise, familiarization with network and spectrum analyzers.
Material & Supply Fee: $40.00
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5462C. Antenna Analysis and Design
3(3,1). PR: EEL 3470 or equivalent. Fundamentals of antennas; dipoles, loops, arrays, apertures, and horns. Analysis and design of various antennas.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5630. Digital Control Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3657. Real-time digital control system analysis and design, Z-transforms, sampling and reconstruction, time and frequency response, stability analysis, digital controller design.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5669. Introduction to Robotics and Autonomous Vehicles
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173 or C.I. Forward and inverse kinematics, velocity kinematics, dynamics, constrained motions, path and trajectory planning, position and trajectory control, single and multivariable control, introduction to force/impedance control, introduction to consensus-based control.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5690. Introduction to Medical Robotics and Tele-Operation
3(3,0). PR: EEL 3657 or Medical students in their second year or later. Medical robots for minimally invasive surgery, kinematics, constrained workspace and dexterity, haptics, tele-operation and network based control, basics of laparoscopic surgery.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5704. Computer Aided Logical Design
3(3,0). EEL 4742C. Design, analysis and synthesis of sequential logic circuits and systems. Data path and controller design using a hardware description language.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5722C. Field-Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) Design
3(3,3). PR: EEE 3342C with a "C" (2.0) or better grade. FPGA architectures, design flow, technology mapping, placement, routing, reconfigurable computing applications, and evolvable hardware.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5771C. Engineering Applications of Computer Graphics
3(2,3). PR: EGN 3420 or C.I. Computer graphics in engineering applications. Laboratory assignments.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5780. Wireless Networks
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4781 or C.I. The wireless networking topics include: cellular networks, multiple access protocols, channel assignment and resource allocation, mobility and location management, handoffs, routing, authentication, call admission control and QoS provisioning, network layer issues, wireless data networking (WAP, GSM, GPRS, CDMA, WCDMA.).
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5820. Image Processing
3(3,0). PR: MAP 2302, EEL 4750 or C.I. Two-dimensional signal processing techniques; pictorial image representation; spatial filtering; image enhancement and encoding; segmentation and feature extraction; introduction to image understanding techniques.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5825. Pattern Recognition
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4750 or C.I. Preliminaries of pattern recognition, Bayesian Decision Theory, linear discriminant functions, Neural Network approaches, decision tree classifiers, unsupervised learning and clustering, non-parametric techniques, and other topics reflecting the state-of-the art.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5860. Software Requirements Engineering
3(3,0). PR: Graduate standing or C.I. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Excellent problem solving skills. In-depth study of software requirements engineering within a process centered framework. Methods for requirements elicitation, analysis, description, and validation. Formal and informal specification.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5874. Expert Systems and Knowledge Engineering
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4872 or CAP 4630 C.I. Introduction to expert systems in engineering. Expert systems tools and interviewing techniques. This course is hands-on and project oriented.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5881. Software Engineering I
3(3,0). PR: COP 4331C or C.I. Design, implementation, and testing of computer software for Engineering applications.
Fall,Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 5936. Current Topics in EECS
0(1,0). PR: Open to all ECE graduate students. Lectures presented by ECE and national lectures will provide our students a broad view of the state of the art EE and CE fields. Graded S/U.

ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6026. Optimization of Engineering Systems
3(3,0). PR: Graduate standing and C.I. A unified treatment of optimization methods often used to solve problems in engineering and applied sciences. Software packages are used when appropriate.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6208. Advanced Machines
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4205. Theory of electric machines using reference frame transformations: Basic principles of dc and ac machines, including induction and synchronous, are included. Simulation techniques for steady state and dynamic performance analysis will be used to analyze operation of electric machines with solid state drives.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6246. Power Electronics II
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5245C. Advanced topics in power electronics, soft-switching techniques, small-signal modeling of PWM and resonant converters, control techniques, power factor correction circuits.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6255. Advanced Power Systems Analysis
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4216 or C.I. Continuation of EEL 4216. Topics to include symmetrical and unsymmetrical fault analysis, power system estimation and control and power system stability.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6269. Advanced Topics in Power Engineering
3(3,0). PR: EEL 6255. A current topic will be discussed such as power system transients, system protection, T&D, and dielectric engineering.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6272. Smart Power Grids Protection
3(3,0). EEL 4216 or C.I. Different aspects of protection of smart grids. Provides a comprehensive understanding of protection of modern power systems including protection of renewable energies and protection of automated power systems.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6425C. RF and Microwave Measurement Techniques
4(3,3). PR: EEL 4436C or EEL 6482 or EEL 5439C or C.I. RF and Microwave components in wireless systems; i.e., antennas, passive components, active circuits, as well as noise, modulation are characterized by measurement and designed/verified by EM/circuit software.
Material & Supply Fee: $40.00
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6463. Antenna Analysis and Design II
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5462C. Aperture antennas, reflectors, and microstrip antennas.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6481. Numerical Techniques in Electromagnetics
3(3,0). PR: EEL 6488 or C.I. Applications of finite difference methods (FDTD), finite element method, integral equation method (method of moments) to electromagnetics.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6482. Electromagnetic Theory I
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5439C or C.I. Maxwell's equations, boundary conditions, propagation and reflection, electromagnetic theorems and principles, guided waves and scattering.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6488. Electromagnetic Theory II
3(3,0). PR: EEL 6482 or C.I. Scattering, diffraction, Green's function, and method of moments.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6489. Advanced Topics in Electromagnetics and Microwaves
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Advanced and current topics in EM fields, antennas, and microwaves.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6504. Communications Systems Design
3(3,0). PR: EEL 6530. Information and coding theory. Modem design. Binary and M-ary modulations. Intersymbol interference and pulse shaping. DS and FS spread-spectrum systems.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6530. Communication Theory
3(3,0). PR: EEE 5542 or C.I. Communication in the presence of noise; analog and pulse modulation; use of phase-locked loops, synthesizers, VCOs, system implementations.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6532. Information Theory and Coding
3(3,0). PR: EEE 5542 or C.I. Concepts regarding information: Covers entropy, channel capacity, Shannon�s theorems, Fano�s inequality, coding theory, linear, Hamming, and cyclic codes, Hamming, Singleton, Gilbert-Varshamov, and Plotkin Bounds.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6537. Detection and Estimation
3(3,0). EEE 5542. Use of hypothesis testing (Bayes, Minimax, Neyman-Pearson) and estimation theory (Bayes, Maximum-likelihood) for detecting or estimating signals in noise. Application in communications and radar.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6590. Advanced Topics in Communications
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Advanced and current topics in communications, such as coding theory, information theory, spread spectrum, etc.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6616. Adaptive Control
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173. System identification and adaptive control design, including identification algorithms, MRAC, STR, and stochastic adaptive control. Lyapunov stability and input-output stability.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6619. Nonlinear Robust Control and Applications
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173 and EEL 6621. Stability, performance and robustness of nonlinear systems with uncertainties, Lyapunov-based designs, recursive designs and nonlinear optimal designs.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6621. Nonlinear Control Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173. Phase plane descriptions of nonlinear phenomena, limit cycles, jump conditions, stability, describing functions, Liapunov and Popov theory, time and frequency domain analysis for nonlinear systems.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6662. Advanced Robotics
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5559 or C.I. Geometric Nonlinear Control, Control of Redundant Robots, Computer Vision and Vision-based control, Formation Control, and Cooperative Rules and Behaviors of Robotic Vehicles.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6667. Planning and Control for Mobile Robotic Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173 or EEL 5630. Non-holonomic systems, kinematics and dynamics, trajectory planning and obstacle avoidance, canonical terms, control design, stability, performance, and robustness.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6671. Modern and Optimal Control Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173. The optimal control problem. Necessary conditions for constrained minimums in finite dimensional space. Application to discrete time control problems. Pontryagin conditions and Hamilton-Jacobi equations. Computational considerations.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6674. Optimal Estimation for Control
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173 or C.I. Optimal filtering, smoothing, and prediction methods are analyzed with applications to a number of linear and nonlinear dynamic systems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6680. Advanced Topics in Modern Control Systems
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Introduces students to present-day issues in control systems analysis, design, and implementation.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6683. Cooperative Control of Networked Autonomous Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5173 or C.I. Fundamentals of cooperative control theory for autonomous vehicles and agents, with emphasis on consensus, effects of intermittent and delayed communication/sensing network, and cooperative control designs.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6723. Reconfigurable Logic Applications
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5722C or C.I. Field-programmable gate array (FPGA) architectures, reconfigurable computing applications, and emerging central processing unit CPU+FPGA hybrid platform. The overall objective is to investigate the state-of-the-art FPGA-based reconfigurable computing both from a hardware and software perspective.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6760. Data Intensive Computing
3(3,0). PR: CDA 5106 or C. I. Data intensive computing and its enabling systems architectures such as MapReduce, cloud computing and storage, with a focus on system architecture, middleware and building blocks, programming models, algorithmic design, and application development.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6762. Performance Analysis of Computer and Communication Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4742C and STA 3032 or C.I. Stochastic modeling and discrete-event simulation; Markov chains; networks of queues; SemiMarkov models; application to multiprocessor systems, switching and multi-user communications.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6769. Parallel Knowledge Processing Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 6762 and EEL 5874 or C.I. Design and performance of computer architectures supporting parallel reasoning techniques, including concurrency in search algorithms, genetic algorithms, semantic networks, marker-propagation, and rule-based systems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6785. Computer Network Design
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4768C or C.I. Network types and network protocols. Design of networks and analysis of their performance.
Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6788. Advanced Topics in Computer Networks
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4781 or C.I. Advanced topics in the networking field, driven by the latest research and technology developments.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6812. Introduction to Neural Networks
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5825 or C.I. Preliminaries of Neural Networks, simple layer perceptrons, multi-layer perceptrons, Kohonen neural networks, radial basis function neural networks, adaptive resonance theory neural networks, and support vector machines.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6823. Image Processing II
3(3,0). EEL 5820 or C.I. Advance topics in image processing: nonlinear and adaptive filtering morphological processing, color image processing, texture analysis, and image encoding.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6843. Machine Perception
3(3,0). EEL 5820 or EEL 5825 or C.I. Advanced methods of machine understanding; simulation of intelligent machine systems; automatic recognition systems; visual tracking systems; multispectral feature analysis.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6865. Architecture and Design of Software Intensive Systems
3(3,0). Graduate standing or C.I.; and EEL 4851C or equivalent; and EEL 4884C or EEL 5881. In depth study of software architecture and design of engineering complex software-intensive systems. Theory and practice.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6875. Autonomous Agents
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4872 or CAP 4630 or C.I. Agent architectures, including behavioral, decision theoretic and logic (BDI) based. Multi-agent systems, agent communication languages. Negotiation, argumentation, coalition formation. Project oriented.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6876. Current Topics in Artificial Intelligence
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4872 or CAP 4630 or C.I. Review of the state-of-the-art research in selected current topics in artificial intelligence. Includes extensive review of current literature and class discussion.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6878. Modeling and Artificial Intelligence
3(3,0). PR: EEL 4872 or CAP 4630 or C.I. Introduction to artificial intelligence techniques applied to computer-based modeling, simulation, and training.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6883. Software Engineering II
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5881 or equivalent; C.I. Continuation of EEL 5881. Emphasis on term projects and case studies.
Spring
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6885. Software Engineering Quality Assurance Methods
3(3,0). EEL 5881, EEL 6883. Methods for verification and validation of software quality, including software engineering metrics and models.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6886. Software Testing Theory
3(3,0). Graduate standing or C.I.; and Probability and Statistics; Calculus through Differential Equations; Numerical Methods and Matrix Algebra; Data Structures and Algorithms; C or C++ programming. Issues and current research in testing software-intensive systems. Application of mathematics, statistics, and operations research to software test; test automation; projects and analysis of literature.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EEL 6897. Software Development for Real-Time Engineering Systems
3(3,0). PR: EEL 5881, EEL 6883. Issues associated with developing software for real-time systems, including parallel processing, task synchronization, and task scheduling.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
EES 5318. Industrial Ecology
3(3,0). PR: ENV 3001, ENV 4341. Discussion of similarities between ecological systems and industrial systems with the emphasis on material cycles, energy flow, pollution prevention, organizational structures, and environmental management.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 5410. Water Treatment
3(3,0). PR: EES 4202C or ENV 5517 or C.I. Potable water regulations, standards, chemical reactors, oxidation, disinfection, disinfection by-products, ultraviolet irradiation. Internal corrosion and microbial control in municipal and industrial water distribution systems.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 5505. Sludge Management Operations in Environmental Engineering
3(3,0). PR: ENV 4561. Theory and design of sludge management operations and processes in environmental engineering, including stabilization dewatering and ultimate disposal.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 5517. Engineering Chemical and Biological Processes
3(3,0). CR: ENV 4561(or equivalent) or C.I. Coverage of equilibrium/aquatic chemistry, softening and coagulation, and disinfection of water. Microbiology and biochemistry as applied to activated sludge system design.
Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 5636. Environmental and Water Resources Systems Analysis
3(3,0). PR: ENV 3001 or C.I. Discussion of environmental and water resources systems with the emphasis on cost-effectiveness, pollution prevention, and sustainability to aid in environmental engineering decision-making.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6015. Physical/Chemical Treatment Systems in Environmental Engineering
3(3,0). PR: ENV 4561 and EES 4202C or C.I. Theory and design of physical and chemical operations and processes in environmental engineering using latest technologies.
Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6016. Biological Treatment Systems in Environmental Engineering
3(3,0). PR: EES 4111C and ENV 4561 or C.I. Theory and design of biological operations and processes in environmental engineering using the latest technologies.
Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6030. Environmental Biotechnology
3(3,0). PR: EES 4111C. Environmental Biotechnology teaches graduate students the management of microorganism-based engineer systems for applications in waste treatment and energy generation.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6046. Membrane Mass Transfer
3(3,0). ENV 6015 or C.I. Introduction to modeling of mass transfer in membrane systems; membrane morphology, mathematical development of mass transfer coefficients; fouling mechanisms, system modeling, and applications.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6047. Environmental Informatics and Remote Sensing
3(3,0). PR: Graduate standing. Discussion of how the environmental informatics, including hydroinformatics, can be applied for sustainable decision making with the emphasis on remote sensing, GIS, expert systems, decision support systems, data mining, and environmental management.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6055. Fate and Transport of Subsurface Contaminants
3(3,0). PR: EES 4111C, EES 4202C, CWR 5125. Principal concepts and modeling of the physical, chemical, and biological transport and transformation processes for subsurface contaminants.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6106. Theory and Practice of Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Atmospheric composition and dynamics. Engineering methods of mathematical modeling, both for point source and mobile source. Current computer models will be used.
Even Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6126. Design of Air Pollution Controls
3(3,0). . Current methods for engineering design and performance analysis of air pollution control equipment to include scrubbers, baghouses, electrostatic precipitators, VOC incinerators, others.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6347. Hazardous Waste Incineration
3(3,0). . Theory and applications of design and operations of hazardous waste incinerators. Includes detailed consideration of air pollution control equipment.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6504L. Unit Operation and Processes Laboratory
3(1,6). PR: ENV 6015 or equivalent. Bench and small pilot plant experimentation with sedimentation, coagulation, sorption gas-stripping, oxidation ion-exchange, etc. in water, waste-water industrial waste, or hazardous waste treatment.
Material & Supply Fee: $70.00
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6515L. Biological Unit Operations and Processes Laboratory
3(1,6). ENV 6016. Unit operations laboratory for biological processes in wastewater treatment, drinking water and remediation including obtaining biokinetic parameters in treatability studies biostability.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6519. Aquatic Chemical Processes
3(3,0). PR: EES 4202C and EES 4111C or C.I. The applicability of water chemistry and physical chemistry on natural waters and waste-water with emphasis on environmental engineering problems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6558. Industrial Waste Treatment
3(3,0). PR: ENV 4561. Theories, methods, unit operations of management, reduction, treatment, disposal of industrial wastes.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
ENV 6616. Ecological Engineering and Receiving Water Impacts
3(3,0). ENV 5517 or C.I. Ecological engineering principles, ecosystem restoration and receiving water impacts. Introduction of green building design and integration of new ecosystem associated with green infrastructures and applications for eco-city design.

ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 5204. Traffic Engineering
3(3,0). PR: TTE 3810 or C.I. Study of operator and vehicle characteristics, and design for street capacity, signals, signs, and markings.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 5805. Geometric Design of Transportation Systems
3(3,0). PR: TTE 3810 or C.I. Study of highway geometric design in the engineering of transportation systems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 5835. Pavement Engineering
3(3,0). EGN 3331, CGN 3501C, CEG 4011C. Pavement materials, analysis, evaluation, and management will be included to the current material. Thus, "Pavement Engineering" would be a proper course name.
Even Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6205. Highway Capacity
3(3,0). PR: TTE 6256 or TTE 5204 or C.I. Highway capacity for all functional classes of highway. Traffic signalization including traffic studies, warrants, cycle length, timing, phasing and coordination.
Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6256. Traffic Operations
3(3,0). PR: TTE 4274 or C.I. Fundamentals of traffic flow theory and applications to traffic operations on highways and streets. Work on real life traffic operations project and report results.
Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6270. Intelligent Transportation Systems
3(3,0). PR: TTE 6256 or TTE 5204 or C.I. Theories and applications of intelligent vehicle highway systems in transportation engineering.
Odd Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6315. Traffic Safety Analysis
3(3,0). PR: TTE 5805 or TTE 5204 or C.I. Understanding crash research concepts, and identifying factors contributing to traffic crash occurrence.
Spring
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6526. Planning and Design of Airports
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Background of aviation and airport development, aircraft characteristics. Planning and design of airport components. Heliport and STOL ports and pavement and drainage design.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6625. Mass Transportation Systems
3(3,0). PR: C.I. Planning, design, construction, operation, and administration of mass transportation systems.
Occasional
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering
TTE 6667. Discrete Choice Modeling in Transportation
3(3,0). TTE 4274 or STA 5206 (or equivalent) or C.I. Multivariate regression analysis, individual choice theory, random utility frameworks, ordered and unordered response models, maximum likelihood approaches, and recent advances in the field.
Odd Fall
ECS - Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering


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