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Fall 2016 Class Schedule

School of Computing & Engineer

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Electrical & Computer Engr

Course Title of Course Credit Ref. No. Section Day Hour Bldg. Room Instructor Consent Required Seats Remaining Status
130 Engineering Graphics 3.0 45659 LEC 0001 M 5:30P - 8:15P FH 00460 Cline,James No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
216 Engineering Computation 4.0 44980 LEC 0001 MTWR 3:00P - 3:50P MNLC 00452 Maswood,Mirza Mohd S No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
217 Engr. Comp. 2.0 47678 LEC 0001 MTWR 3:00P - 3:50P MNLC 00452 Maswood,Mirza Mohd S No 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
226 Logic Design 3.0 41238 LEC 0001 TR 4:00P - 5:15P CH 00104 Lane,Ryan Patrick No 3 OPEN
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 41239 LAB 001L T 09:00A - 11:30A FH 00451 Hartshorn,Caylin Aug No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 43263 LAB 002L T 11:30A - 2:00P FH 00451 Tekinay,Mustafa No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 44480 LAB 003L R 09:00A - 11:30A FH 00451 Hartshorn,Caylin Aug No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 45221 LAB 004L R 11:30A - 2:00P FH 00451 Tekinay,Mustafa No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 45709 LAB 005L T 7:00P - 9:30P FH 00451 Israr,Muhammad Daniy No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 48549 LAB 006L R 7:00P - 9:30P FH 00451 Israr,Muhammad Daniy No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
227 Logic Design Laboratory 1.0 48720 LAB 007L F 2:00P - 4:30P FH 00451 Gummadavelly,Manasa No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
241 Applied Engineering Anal 3.0 44441 LEC 0001 TR 5:30P - 6:45P RH 00402 Chaudhry,Huda No 6 OPEN
Regular Academic
341R App Engr Analysis II 3.0 44663 LEC 0001 MW 4:00P - 5:15P FH 00260 Mohler,Matthew Steph No 4 OPEN
Regular Academic
358 Intro to Control Systems 3.0 44981 LEC 0001 TR 2:30P - 3:45P RH 00206 Kirkpatrick,Kevin P. No 4 OPEN
Regular Academic
376 Circuit Theory II 2.0 44666 LEC 0001 TR 1:00P - 1:50P MNLC 00452 Goli,Preetham No 2 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45222 LAB 001L M 11:00A - 1:30P FH 00302 Gilbreath,Gretchen No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45223 LAB 002L T 10:00A - 12:30P FH 00302 Zaman,Rafida No 1 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45224 LAB 003L T 4:00P - 6:30P FH 00302 Goli,Preetham No 3 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45225 LAB 004L T 7:00P - 9:30P FH 00302 Goli,Preetham No 5 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45710 LAB 005L W 11:00A - 1:30P FH 00302 Gilbreath,Gretchen No 9 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45770 LAB 006L R 10:00A - 12:30P FH 00302 Zaman,Rafida No 2 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 45893 LAB 007L R 4:00P - 6:30P FH 00302 Kaja,Hasita No 5 OPEN
Regular Academic
377 Circuit Theory II Lab 1.0 47679 LAB 008L R 7:00P - 9:30P FH 00302 Kaja,Hasita No 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
380 Signals And Systems 4.0 45549 LEC 0001 MTWR 2:00P - 2:50P MNLC 00352 Beard,Cory C No 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
381 Signals & Systems Lab 1.0 45550 LAB 001L W 08:30A - 11:00A FH 00460 Chen,Jianfei No 4 OPEN
Regular Academic
381 Signals & Systems Lab 1.0 45551 LAB 002L W 5:30P - 8:00P FH 00460 Chen,Jianfei No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
400 Problems In Ece 1.0-4.0 45219 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M No 29 OPEN
Regular Academic
401 Topics Electrical Engr 3.0 47168 LEC 0003 MWF 11:00A - 11:50A RH 00206 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K No 10 OPEN
Course Description: Wind energy is one of the most popular alternative sources of energy. It is clean and sustainable and is one of the fastest growing renewable energy resources. The conversion of kinetic energy of wind into electric energy is of a multidisciplinary nature, involving aerodynamics, mechanical systems, electric machines, power electronics, control theory, and power systems. This course explores the power conversion and control of wind energy conversion systems (WECS) from the electrical engineering perspective. It provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of wind generators, system configurations, power converters, control schemes, and dynamic/steady-state performance of various practical wind energy systems. Prerequisite: No pre-requisite required but students are exp Regular Academic
Topics: Wind Energy
401 Topics Electrical Engr 3.0 47230 LEC 0005 TR 2:30P - 3:45P RH 00403 Hassan,Ahmed M No 7 OPEN
Course Description: Nanoelectromagnetics & Plasmonics The global nanotechnology market is expanding rapidly and is already a multiple-billions industry with hundreds of thousands of job opportunities. This course is an introductory course in nanoelectromagnetics and plasmonics designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students. The course will focus on studying the interaction of electromagnetic waves, from DC to optical frequencies, with Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene Sheets and Noble Metal nanostructures. Three main areas will be covered in the course: (i) Material properties of different nanostructures, (ii) Maxwell theory for studying nanostructures, (iii) Computational electromagnetic techniques for studying nanostructures (ZENO, COMSOL, SCUFF-EM, DDSCAT). Prerequisites: E&C-ENGR 30 Regular Academic
Topics: Nanoelectromagnetics Plassmncs
401 Topics Electrical Engr 3.0 47310 LEC 0006 MW 7:00P - 8:15P KH 00209 Rahman,Mostafizur No 3 OPEN
Course description: Course Description: This course will introduce advances in nanoscale device design and circuit integration techniques. Fundamentals of device physics such as material structure, band diagram, transport and electrostatics will be discussed along with their application in nanodevices. A range of emerging nanodevices including nanowire transistors, carbon nanotube transistors, magnetic tunneling junctions, memristors and phase-change ram, and their integration in both conventional and unconventional computing techniques will be discussed. It is a research oriented course; through assignments and projects students will be exposed to research concepts. Students are expected to identify research topics, survey articles, develop research methodology, do preliminary work, and w Regular Academic
Topics: Nanoscale Devices & Circuits
401 Topics Electrical Engr 3.0 48697 LEC 0007 M 5:30P - 8:15P RH 00403 Goli,Preetham No 0 CLOSED
Note: Course Description: Smart Grid is the next evolutionary change in the electric system. At times called “holistic engineering” or “SCADA on steroids”, Smart Grid is a process intended to improve on the present electric system by morphing it into an energy system by connecting with all sources of information to force expansion, improvement, automation and reinforcement of the present electric system. This smart grid course studies all electric power system components and draws analogies from communication and networking to suggest improvements in each component to develop a smarter grid. Prerequisite: ECE 466 – Power Systems I or instructor approval. Regular Academic
Topics: Smart Grid
401CI Topics in Elect Engr 3.0 43384 LEC 0001 TR 11:30A - 12:45P EDUC 00115 Dinakarpandian,Deend No 1 OPEN
Course Description: Computational Intelligence - This is a Senior/Graduate level course suitable for both ECE and CS students that introduces students to the field of machine learning. It is a pre-requisite for courses like Adaptive and Neural Systems, Machine Learning for Biomedical & Biometric Applications, Introduction to Biomedical Imaging and Machine Learning for Bioinformatics. Topics include Introduction to Machine Learning; Review of Probability & Statistics; Multivariate Distributions; Hypothesis Testing; Introduction to Information Theory; Linear Algebra (Eigen analysis); Supervised/Unsupervised Learning, Classification/Regression, Linear/Non-linear Learning, Sequential/Concurrent Methods; Introduction to Bayesian Learning (Bayes rule, Prior, Posterior, Maximum Likelihood); Par Regular Academic
Topics: Intro to Statistical Learning
401KI Topics in Elec Engr 3.0 46189 LEC 0001 MWF 2:00P - 2:50P HH 00212 Kelly,Michael Willia Yes 7 OPEN
Course Description: Application of Engineering Principles (circuits [transients and steady state], traveling waves, power system equipment, Lorentz forces and moments, logic diagrams, written and oral communication to a substation or switching station the requirements of same to be provided by Burns & McDonnell. Prerequisites: ECE 466, 330 and 302 and 401WI (401WI concurrently only), plus Department consent. Regular Academic
Topics: Appl of Engr Prin/Station Dsgn
401NM Topics In Electrical Eng 3.0 45894 LEC 0001 MW 5:30P - 6:45P Khan,Mahrukh No 10 OPEN
Course description: This course will explore various techniques that are used in solving electromagnetic problems. Various commercially available electromagnetic field solvers (such as HFSS, FEKO, CST, IE3D etc.) gainfully utilize such techniques for handling various classes of problems. Furthermore, while the major thrust of this course will be geared towards numerical methods, the role of analytical techniques will be emphasized. Selection of electromagnetic/RF problems shall provide the background/context, while the methods utilized to solve these problems will be the central part of this course. Course Topics (Tentative): Roots of equations and applications to propagation constants in various guided wave systems; numerical calculation of scattering potentials & electromagnetic field Regular Academic
Topics: Numerical Methods in EM
401PV Topics in ECE 3.0 45790 LEC 0001 TR 10:00A - 11:15A RH 00206 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K No 20 OPEN
Note: Fundamentals of Solar Cell (Photovoltaic) Science This course highlights the fundamental science and engineering of solar PV devices, solar energy conversion as well as solar cell manufacturing issues. It covers from basic to modern solar PV devices, including typical solar cell materials, basic device physics, ideal and non-ideal models, device parameters and design, and device fabrication. Students will be introduced with the basic semiconductor processes employed in first, second and third generation solar cell manufacturing. Si based technologies covering crystalline, multi-crystalline, amorphous thin films solar cells and their manufacturing will be discussed. Advanced topics in third generation solar cell such as compound semiconductors multijunction and multiband cells, spect Regular Academic
Topics: Fund Solar Cell-Photovoltaic
401PV Topics in ECE 3.0 47831 LEC 0002 TR 5:30P - 6:45P HH 00313 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K No 37 OPEN
Course Description: Fundamentals of Solar Cell (Photovoltaic) Science This course highlights the fundamental science and engineering of solar PV devices, solar energy conversion as well as solar cell manufacturing issues. It covers from basic to modern solar PV devices, including typical solar cell materials, basic device physics, ideal and non-ideal models, device parameters and design, and device fabrication. Students will be introduced with the basic semiconductor processes employed in first, second and third generation solar cell manufacturing. Si based technologies covering crystalline, multi-crystalline, amorphous thin films solar cells and their manufacturing will be discussed. Advanced topics in third generation solar cell such as compound semiconductors multifunction and multiband Regular Academic
Topics: Fund Solar Cell-Photovoltaic
401VL Topics in Elec Engr 3.0 45337 LEC 0001 TR 10:00A - 11:15A EDUC 00118 Es-Sakhi,Azzedin Din No 9 OPEN
Note: Course Description: With a focus on CMOS Digital technology this course will cover the basic concepts of IC design, various methods of designing VLSI circuits, and techniques to analyze and optimize performance metrics, such as, speed, area, power and signal integrity. Clocking, interconnect and scaling issues of integrated circuit will also be discussed. It will also introduce students to fabrication technologies, and implementation approaches of integrated circuits. To familiarize students with the realities of design complexities and layout environment they will get exposure to VLSI CAD tools in the following levels – schematic, layout, extraction and circuit simulation through the labs and projects. Regular Academic
Topics: Introduction to VLSI Design
402WI Senior Design I 2.0 41240 LEC 0001 MW 3:00P - 3:50P BLOCH 00008 Lowe,Jesse M Yes 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
402WI Senior Design I 2.0 47690 LEC 0002 MW 3:00P - 3:50P HH 00212 Kelly,Michael Willia Yes 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
412 Prin of RF/Microwv Engin 3.0 45227 LEC 0001 TR 1:00P - 2:15P RH 00206 Chatterjee,Deb No 1 OPEN
Note: Course is cross-listed with ECE 5512 Regular Academic
416 Neural & Adaptive System 3.0 46756 LEC 0001 MW 5:30P - 6:45P KH 00011 Derakhshani,Reza No 3 OPEN
Regular Academic
418 Intro to Radar Systems 3.0 44982 LEC 0001 TR 7:00P - 8:15P HH 00201 Durbhakula,Kalyan C No 20 OPEN
Note: Course is cross-listed with ECE 5518 Regular Academic
426 Micro Arch And Interface 3.0 43274 LEC 0001 MW 4:00P - 5:15P HH 00201 Doutt,Gerald L No 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
427 Microcomputer Laboratory 1.0 41241 LAB 001L T 10:00A - 12:30P FH 00527 Al Ahmed,Ahmed Abdul No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
427 Microcomputer Laboratory 1.0 44173 LAB 003L R 10:00A - 12:30P FH 00527 Al Ahmed,Ahmed Abdul No -1 CLOSED
Regular Academic
427 Microcomputer Laboratory 1.0 44664 LAB 004L R 4:00P - 6:30P FH 00527 Iqbal,Md Arif No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
427 Microcomputer Laboratory 1.0 45226 LAB 002L T 4:00P - 6:30P FH 00527 Iqbal,Md Arif No 2 OPEN
Regular Academic
428R Embedded Systems 3.0 45603 LEC 0001 TR 10:00A - 11:15A HH 00212 Doutt,Gerald L No 16 OPEN
Regular Academic
429 Embedded Systems Lab 1.0 45631 LAB 001L M 5:30P - 8:00P FH 00527 Doutt,Gerald L No 9 OPEN
Regular Academic
430 Mircoelectronic Circuits 3.0 45706 LEC 0001 TR 4:00P - 5:15P FH 00310 Doutt,Gerald L No 14 OPEN
Regular Academic
431 Microelec Circuits Lab 1.0 45707 LAB 001L M 5:30P - 8:00P FH 00302 Khan,Marouf Hossain No 1 OPEN
Regular Academic
431 Microelec Circuits Lab 1.0 45906 LAB 002L W 08:30A - 11:00A FH 00302 Le,Phat Tan No 1 OPEN
Regular Academic
431 Microelec Circuits Lab 1.0 45907 LAB 003L W 5:30P - 8:00P FH 00302 Khan,Marouf Hossain No -1 CLOSED
Regular Academic
431 Microelec Circuits Lab 1.0 45908 LAB 004L F 08:30A - 11:00A FH 00302 Le,Phat Tan No 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
431 Microelec Circuits Lab 1.0 47681 LAB 005L F 3:00P - 5:30P FH 00302 Le,Phat Tan No 1 OPEN
Regular Academic
433 Analog Intgrtd Circuit D 3.0 45552 LEC 0001 TR 1:00P - 2:15P RH 00402 Yousuf,Abdul Hamid B No 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
458 Automatic Control System 3.0 47682 LEC 0001 MW 4:00P - 5:15P CH 00104 Kirkpatrick,Kevin P. Yes 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
458 Automatic Control System 3.0 48699 LEC 0002 R 6:30P - 9:15P F A 00106 Bleha,Saleh Ali No 5 OPEN
Regular Academic
461 Electric Power Lab 3.0 45996 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR Kelly,Michael Willia Yes 6 OPEN
Note: Class meets in FH 449. Regular Academic
467 Power Systems II 3.0 47171 LEC 0001 MWF 12:00P - 12:50P HH 00312 Goli,Preetham No 38 OPEN
Regular Academic
468 Electric Power Dis Systm 3.0 45999 LEC 0001 TR 7:00P - 8:15P HH 00312 Goli,Preetham No 7 OPEN
Regular Academic
470 Relblty Elec Power Systm 3.0 44781 LEC 0001 MW 7:00P - 8:15P LAW 00005 Eldurssi,Awad Mohamm No 13 OPEN
Note: Course is cross-listed with E&C-ENGR 5569. Regular Academic
474 Intro Communication Syst 3.0 44665 LEC 0001 MW 4:00P - 5:15P KH 00009 Bleha,Saleh Ali No 2 OPEN
Note: Course is cross-listed with COMP-SCI 411 Regular Academic
480 Digital Signal Processng 3.0 46192 LEC 0001 TR 5:30P - 6:45P RH 00403 Knopp,Jerome No 6 OPEN
Regular Academic
484 Digital Image Processing 3.0 41242 LEC 0001 MWF 11:00A - 11:50A SCB 0C214 Knopp,Jerome No 8 OPEN
Note: Cross-listed with CS 5590IP and ECE 5590IP Regular Academic
486 Pattern Recognition 3.0 48006 LEC 0001 TR 11:30A - 12:45P KH 00107 Knopp,Jerome No 29 OPEN
Regular Academic
491 Internship 0-6.0 41243 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M Yes 14 OPEN
Regular Academic
497 Directed Readings 1.0-4.0 45220 LEC 0001 ARR ARR ARR No 30 OPEN
Regular Academic
497 Directed Readings 1.0-4.0 48652 LEC 0002 ARR ARR ARR Goli,Preetham No 30 OPEN
Regular Academic
5316 Artificial Neural/Adapti 3.0 46757 LEC 0001 MW 5:30P - 6:45P KH 00011 Derakhshani,Reza No 16 OPEN
Regular Academic
5513 Adv Principles/Microwave 3.0 45237 LEC 0001 TR 1:00P - 2:15P RH 00206 Chatterjee,Deb No 23 OPEN
Regular Academic
5518 Adv Radar Systems/Techni 3.0 44983 LEC 0001 TR 7:00P - 8:15P HH 00201 Durbhakula,Kalyan C No 26 OPEN
Regular Academic
5528 Advanced Embedded System 3.0 45553 LEC 0001 TR 4:00P - 5:15P RH 00213 Bleha,Saleh Ali No 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
5533 Analog Integrated Circui 3.0 45554 LEC 0001 TR 1:00P - 2:15P RH 00402 Yousuf,Abdul Hamid B No 23 OPEN
Regular Academic
5535 Hdl-Based Dig Sys Design 3.0 47123 LEC 0001 MW 4:00P - 5:15P FH 00557 Chaudhry,Ghulam M No 56 OPEN
Regular Academic
5542 Introduction to VLSI Des 3.0 46193 LEC 0001 TR 10:00A - 11:15A EDUC 00118 Es-Sakhi,Azzedin Din No 78 OPEN
Regular Academic
5556 Instrumentation and Cont 3.0 45555 LEC 0001 MWF 3:00P - 3:50P CH 00104 Kirkpatrick,Kevin P. Yes 8 OPEN
Regular Academic
5558 Auto Control System Desi 3.0 47692 LEC 0001 MW 4:00P - 5:15P CH 00104 Kirkpatrick,Kevin P. Yes -5 CLOSED
Regular Academic
5558 Auto Control System Desi 3.0 48700 LEC 0002 R 6:30P - 9:15P F A 00106 Bleha,Saleh Ali No 32 OPEN
Regular Academic
5560 Electric Power Dist. Sys 3.0 45998 LEC 0001 TR 7:00P - 8:15P HH 00312 Goli,Preetham No 3 OPEN
Regular Academic
5567 Power Systems II 3.0 47172 LEC 0001 MWF 12:00P - 12:50P HH 00312 Goli,Preetham No 22 OPEN
Regular Academic
5568 Econ Of Power Systems 3.0 47683 LEC 0001 W 5:30P - 8:15P FH 00557 Sankar,Soundrapandia No 1 OPEN
Regular Academic
5569 Reliability/Electric Pow 3.0 45426 LEC 0002 MW 7:00P - 8:15P LAW 00005 Eldurssi,Awad Mohamm No 24 OPEN
Regular Academic
5577 Wireless Communications 3.0 47102 LEC 0001 TR 08:30A - 09:45A HH 00201 Beard,Cory C Yes 1 OPEN
Regular Academic
5580 Digital Signal Proce 3.0 46191 LEC 0001 TR 5:30P - 6:45P RH 00403 Knopp,Jerome No 0 CLOSED
Regular Academic
5586 Pattern Recognition 3.0 48005 LEC 0001 TR 11:30A - 12:45P KH 00107 Knopp,Jerome No 25 OPEN
Regular Academic
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 47138 LEC 0001 MW 7:00P - 8:15P KH 00209 Rahman,Mostafizur No 23 OPEN
Course Description: This course will introduce advances in nanoscale device design and circuit integration techniques. Fundamentals of device physics such as material structure, band diagram, transport and electrostatics will be discussed along with their application in nanodevices. A range of emerging nanodevices including nanowire transistors, carbon nanotube transistors, magnetic tunneling junctions, memristors and phase-change ram, and their integration in both conventional and unconventional computing techniques will be discussed. It is a research oriented course; through assignments and projects students will be exposed to research concepts. Students are expected to identify research topics, survey articles, develop research methodology, do preliminary work, and write research propos Regular Academic
Topics: Nanoscale Devices & Circuits
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 47141 LEC 0003 TR 2:30P - 3:45P RH 00403 Hassan,Ahmed M No 26 OPEN
Course Description: The global nanotechnology market is expanding rapidly and is already a multiple-billions industry with hundreds of thousands of job opportunities. This course is an introductory course in nanoelectromagnetics and plasmonics designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students. The course will focus on studying the interaction of electromagnetic waves, from DC to optical frequencies, with Carbon Nanotubes, Graphene Sheets and Noble Metal nanostructures. Three main areas will be covered in the course: (i) Material properties of different nanostructures, (ii) Maxwell theory for studying nanostructures, (iii) Computational electromagnetic techniques for studying nanostructures (ZENO, COMSOL, SCUFF-EM, DDSCAT). Prerequisites: E&C-ENGR 302 or PHYS 460/PHYS 461 and MATLAB p Regular Academic
Topics: Nanoelectromagnetics Plassmncs
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 47167 LEC 0004 MWF 11:00A - 11:50A RH 00206 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K Yes 4 OPEN
Course Description: Wind energy is one of the most popular alternative sources of energy. It is clean and sustainable and is one of the fastest growing renewable energy resources. The conversion of kinetic energy of wind into electric energy is of a multidisciplinary nature, involving aerodynamics, mechanical systems, electric machines, power electronics, control theory, and power systems. This course explores the power conversion and control of wind energy conversion systems (WECS) from the electrical engineering perspective. It provides a comprehensive and in-depth analysis of wind generators, system configurations, power converters, control schemes, and dynamic/steady-state performance of various practical wind energy systems. Prerequisite: No pre-requisite required but students are exp Regular Academic
Topics: Wind Energy
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 47833 LEC 0005 MW 4:00P - 5:15P BLOCH 00012 Li,Zhu No 17 OPEN
Course Description: Image is an essential form of information representation and communication in modern society. Nowadays billions of images are generated every minutes in a variety of applications ranging from photography, entertainment, education, defense to medical. A good understanding of the vast amount of image content at syntactic and semantic levels, would be essential to create new capability and enabling new applications. The course is project based, and the objective is to teach practical algorithm and system solutions for image formation/representation, analysis/understanding, and retrieval, as well as the latest topics like mobile visual search, augmented reality, large scale image tagging, and retrieval. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to understand th Regular Academic
Topics: Image Analysis and Retrieval
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 47835 LEC 0006 MW 5:30P - 6:45P HH 00312 Khan,Faisal No 28 OPEN
Power Electronics for Utility Applications Course Description: Power converters could be suitably used to improve the power quality of electric utility systems. These improvements would involve active VAR compensation, under-voltage and over-voltage protection, real and reactive power control and many other power quality needs using various forms of power converters. Power electronic circuits also find fundamental applications in FACTS (flexible ac transmission system) and HVDC (high voltage dc) transmission. This course is intended to analyze various power electronic circuits and their control mechanisms to improve power quality. Prerequisite: ECE 436 Power Electronics Regular Academic
Topics: Power Electronics/Util Apps
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 47836 LEC 0007 T 5:30P - 8:15P EDUC 00260 Li,Zhu No 23 OPEN
Course Description: Video is becoming the dominant traffic over the Internet and mobile networks, and the ever improving video resolution and quality puts even more demands on the already stressed networks. In this class, we will cover the important topics on video signal processing, modeling, compression, and communication, that are part of the on-going efforts in both academia and industry. Topics will include info theory on source coding, lossless coding (huffman, golomb, arithmetic) schemes, transform, quantization, and super resolution techniques, motion compensation in video signal modeling, scalability, rate-distortion optimization issues in video coding, as well as the current status of video coding standards, especially HEVC, Screen Content Coding. On the communication side, we wi Regular Academic
Topics: Video Coding/Communication
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 48698 LEC 0008 M 5:30P - 8:15P RH 00403 Goli,Preetham No 17 OPEN
Note: Course Description: Smart Grid is the next evolutionary change in the electric system. At times called “holistic engineering” or “SCADA on steroids”, Smart Grid is a process intended to improve on the present electric system by morphing it into an energy system by connecting with all sources of information to force expansion, improvement, automation and reinforcement of the present electric system. This smart grid course studies all electric power system components and draws analogies from communication and networking to suggest improvements in each component to develop a smarter grid. Prerequisite: ECE 466 – Power Systems I or instructor approval. Regular Academic
Topics: Smart Grid
5590 Special Topics In Ece 3.0 48713 LEC 0009 MW 4:00P - 5:15P HH 00307 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K Yes 16 OPEN
Course Description: The course presents an updated background and professional understanding of photovoltaic (PV) system; some mathematical background for understanding desired system performance, various (PV) components e.g. main components and balance of system components that are used in residential, commercial and utility scale PV systems. Some section of the course has also been added to explain why certain photovoltaic (PV) designs are done in certain ways, as well as how the design process is implemented. Economic and environmental issues as PV design criteria are discussed along with the most recently available technology and design and installation practice. A brief review on solar cell science and technology has also been discussed. Prerequisite: A fair knowledge of solar radiati Regular Academic
Topics: Adv. Photovoltaic System Engin
5590BI Special Topics in ECE 3.0 45758 LEC 0001 TR 4:00P - 5:15P KH 00207 Dinakarpandian,Deend No 4 OPEN
Course Description: Introduction to Bioinformatics - This course introduces students to the field of Bioinformatics with a focus on understanding the motivation and computer science behind existing Bioinformatics resources, as well as learning the skills to design and implement new ideas. Prerequisites: Required – Comp-Sci 352 or Comp-Sci 404 and Learning Metamodels in Biology from the Nobel Prizes (CS490MB) or prior undergraduate coursework in Biology. Applied Probability (CS394R) Recommended. This course is cross-listed with Comp-Sci 490BI, Comp-Sci 5566, E&C Engr 401BI and E&C Engr 5590BI. Regular Academic
Topics: Introduction to Bioinformatics
5590CI Special Topics in ECE 3.0 43385 LEC 0001 TR 11:30A - 12:45P EDUC 00115 Dinakarpandian,Deend No 3 OPEN
Course Description: Computational Intelligence - This is a Senior/Graduate level course suitable for both ECE and CS students that introduces students to the field of machine learning. It is a pre-requisite for courses like Adaptive and Neural Systems, Machine Learning for Biomedical & Biometric Applications, Introduction to Biomedical Imaging and Machine Learning for Bioinformatics. Topics include Introduction to Machine Learning; Review of Probability & Statistics; Multivariate Distributions; Hypothesis Testing; Introduction to Information Theory; Linear Algebra (Eigen analysis); Supervised/Unsupervised Learning, Classification/Regression, Linear/Non-linear Learning, Sequential/Concurrent Methods; Introduction to Bayesian Learning (Bayes rule, Prior, Posterior, Maximum Likelihood); Para Regular Academic
Topics: Intro to Statistical Learning
5590IP Special Topics In Ece 3.0 41244 LEC 0001 MWF 11:00A - 11:50A SCB 0C214 Knopp,Jerome No -1 CLOSED
Course Description: Digital Image Processing - Fundamentals of digital image processing hardware and software, including digital image acquisition, display, compression, transforms and segmentation. Prerequisites: ECE 380 and experience in a high-level programming language Course is cross-listed with COMP-SCI 5590IP and E&C-ENGR 484 Regular Academic
Topics: Image Processing
5590NM Special Topics in ECE 3.0 45895 LEC 0001 MW 5:30P - 6:45P Khan,Mahrukh No 49 OPEN
Course description: This course will explore various techniques that are used in solving electromagnetic problems. Various commercially available electromagnetic field solvers (such as HFSS, FEKO, CST, IE3D etc.) gainfully utilize such techniques for handling various classes of problems. Furthermore, while the major thrust of this course will be geared towards numerical methods, the role of analytical techniques will be emphasized. Selection of electromagnetic/RF problems shall provide the background/context, while the methods utilized to solve these problems will be the central part of this course. Course Topics (Tentative): Roots of equations and applications to propagation constants in various guided wave systems; numerical calculation of scattering potentials & electromagnetic field Regular Academic
Topics: Numerical Methods in EM
5590NT Special Topics in ECE 3.0 45556 LEC 0001 TR 2:30P - 3:45P BLOCH 00002 Es-Sakhi,Azzedin Din No 9 OPEN
Course Description: This is a cross-disciplinary course that will focus on nanoscale device and circuit technologies, and their applications in electronics, renewable energy, environment, biomedical, industrial and consumer applications. The course will be based on papers published in accredited journals and conference proceedings. Topics covered are: Fundamental Physical, Material and Electrical Properties of the Emerging Devices (FinFET, HBT, Graphene: Carbon Nanotube (CNT) and Graphene Nanoribbon (GNR), and Single-Atom Transistor.), Crossbar Nanocomputing, VLSI Circuits for Biomedical Applications at Nanoscale, Graphene Nanotechnology for Biomedical Circuits, Graphene Nanotechnology for Renewable Energy and Environment Technologies, Spintronics, Quantum Storage, Non-Transistor based Cir Regular Academic
Topics: Emerging Nanotechnologies
5590PV Special Topics in ECE 3.0 45789 LEC 0001 TR 10:00A - 11:15A RH 00206 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K No 14 OPEN
Note: Fundamentals of Solar Cell (Photovoltaic) Science This course highlights the fundamental science and engineering of solar PV devices, solar energy conversion as well as solar cell manufacturing issues. It covers from basic to modern solar PV devices, including typical solar cell materials, basic device physics, ideal and non-ideal models, device parameters and design, and device fabrication. Students will be introduced with the basic semiconductor processes employed in first, second and third generation solar cell manufacturing. Si based technologies covering crystalline, multi-crystalline, amorphous thin films solar cells and their manufacturing will be discussed. Advanced topics in third generation solar cell such as compound semiconductors multijunction and multiband cells, spect Regular Academic
Topics: Fund Solar Cell-Photovoltaic
5590PV Special Topics in ECE 3.0 47832 LEC 0002 TR 5:30P - 6:45P HH 00313 Siddiki,MD Mahbube K No 3 OPEN
Course Description: Fundamentals of Solar Cell (Photovoltaic) Science This course highlights the fundamental science and engineering of solar PV devices, solar energy conversion as well as solar cell manufacturing issues. It covers from basic to modern solar PV devices, including typical solar cell materials, basic device physics, ideal and non-ideal models, device parameters and design, and device fabrication. Students will be introduced with the basic semiconductor processes employed in first, second and third generation solar cell manufacturing. Si based technologies covering crystalline, multi-crystalline, amorphous thin films solar cells and their manufacturing will be discussed. Advanced topics in third generation solar cell such as compound semiconductors multifunction and multiband Regular Academic
Topics: Fund Solar Cell-Photovoltaic
5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 44462 IND 0002 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M Yes 10 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 44536 IND 0003 ARR ARR ARR Beard,Cory C Yes 8 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 44884 IND 0004 ARR ARR ARR Chatterjee,Deb Yes 10 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 45436 IND 0006 ARR ARR ARR Derakhshani,Reza Yes 10 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 45442 IND 0007 ARR ARR ARR Chowdhury,Masud Hasa Yes 9 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 46171 IND 0009 ARR ARR ARR Medhi,Deepankar Yes 10 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 47946 IND 0010 ARR ARR ARR Li,Zhu Yes 10 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 47947 IND 0011 ARR ARR ARR Rahman,Mostafizur Yes 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 48650 IND 0012 ARR ARR ARR Goli,Preetham Yes 4 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 48864 IND 0013 ARR ARR ARR Siddiki,MD Mahbube K Yes 7 OPEN
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5597 Directed Readings 1.0-3.0 48891 IND 0014 ARR ARR ARR Hassan,Ahmed M Yes 9 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 44444 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR Derakhshani,Reza No 8 OPEN
Regular Academic
5599 Research 1.0-6.0 44556 IND 0004 ARR ARR ARR Beard,Cory C Yes 8 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 45298 IND 0005 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M Yes 10 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 45330 IND 0006 ARR ARR ARR Chatterjee,Deb Yes 10 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 45443 IND 0007 ARR ARR ARR Chowdhury,Masud Hasa Yes 9 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 46172 IND 0009 ARR ARR ARR Medhi,Deepankar Yes 10 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 47948 IND 0010 ARR ARR ARR Li,Zhu Yes 9 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 47949 IND 0011 ARR ARR ARR Rahman,Mostafizur Yes 9 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 48569 IND 0012 ARR ARR ARR Hassan,Ahmed M Yes 8 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 48649 IND 0013 ARR ARR ARR Goli,Preetham Yes 10 OPEN
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5599 Research 1.0-6.0 48863 IND 0014 ARR ARR ARR Siddiki,MD Mahbube K Yes 9 OPEN
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5690 Adv Topic In Ece 3.0 47691 IND 0001 TR 5:30P - 6:45P ARR ARR Chatterjee,Deb Yes 4 OPEN
Course description: Dyadic Green’s Functions, Half-Space Problems, Spectral Representations, One-dimensional Transmission Line Green’s functions, Integral transform solutions, Sommerfeld Integrals for a lossy half-space, Green’s functions for dielectric-coated Perfect Electric Conductor, Green's functions for cylinders and spheres; Eigenfunction expansions. Pre-requisites and other restrictions: (a) ECE 5513 or its equivalent (b) Only PhD students are admissible (c) Instructor’s permission strictly required for enrollment Regular Academic
Topics: Green’s Functions Applied EM
5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 45388 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR Derakhshani,Reza Yes 10 OPEN
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5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 45439 IND 0002 ARR ARR ARR Chowdhury,Masud Hasa Yes 9 OPEN
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5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 46124 IND 0003 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M Yes 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 46252 IND 0004 ARR ARR ARR Beard,Cory C Yes 9 OPEN
Regular Academic
5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 47358 IND 0005 ARR ARR ARR Chatterjee,Deb Yes 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 47950 IND 0006 ARR ARR ARR Li,Zhu Yes 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 47951 IND 0007 ARR ARR ARR Rahman,Mostafizur Yes 10 OPEN
Regular Academic
5697 Adv Directed Readings 1.0-5.0 48648 IND 0008 ARR ARR ARR Goli,Preetham Yes 10 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 44448 IND 0001 ARR ARR ARR Derakhshani,Reza Yes 8 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 44534 IND 0003 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M Yes 10 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 44537 IND 0004 ARR ARR ARR Chatterjee,Deb Yes 8 OPEN
Regular Academic
5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 44579 IND 0006 00:00A - 00:00A Beard,Cory C Yes 7 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 45734 IND 0008 ARR ARR ARR Chowdhury,Masud Hasa Yes 5 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 47952 IND 0009 ARR ARR ARR Li,Zhu Yes 10 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 47953 IND 0010 ARR ARR ARR Rahman,Mostafizur Yes 10 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 48581 IND 0011 ARR ARR ARR Hassan,Ahmed M Yes 10 OPEN
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5699 Dissertation Research 1.0-9.0 48647 IND 0012 ARR ARR ARR Goli,Preetham Yes 10 OPEN
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5899 Required Grad Enrollment 1.0 45410 IND 0002 ARR ARR ARR Chaudhry,Ghulam M No 10 OPEN
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