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Graduate Catalog:
- All Courses
- ECE Courses

Class Schedules:
- Schedule of Classes
- Sorted Class Schedules

The following table lists ECE graduate courses along with the tentative schedule; undergraduate courses are listed elsewhere. This course offering plan is made available to students so that they can adequately plan ahead for their Programs of Study, but no guarantee that a course will be offered in a given semester will be made. Course offerings depend on faculty availability and on student demand. Courses experiencing low enrollment may be canceled. This schedule is subject to change.

Course change history and proposed changes are on other web pages.

Table of ECE Graduate Courses with Tentative Schedule
(Key: Y=course scheduled)
Course Title Semester
F 14 S 15 F 15
S 16
F 16
S 17
ECE 1xxx
ECE 4xxx
The undergraduate courses (1000- through 4000-level) are on another page.
ECE 5xxx Dually numbered graduate courses (5000-level) are listed as the corresponding 4000-level course on the undergraduate courses page.
ECE 6040 Signal Analysis Y Y Y
ECE 6070 Digital Image Processing
ECE 6110 Microprocessor Systems
ECE 6120 Digital Design Using Hardware Description Languages
ECE 6130 Computer Architecture
ECE 6140 Parallel Processing Systems deleted
ECE 6150 Digital VLSI Design
ECE 6160 Advanced Computer Networks
ECE 6170 High Performance Embedded Systems Design Y Y Y
ECE 6200 Linear Systems Analysis Y Y Y
ECE 6230 Linear Multivariable System Design
ECE 6240 Robot Control Theory
ECE 6250 Random Signals and Systems Y Y
ECE 6260 State Estimation and System Identification
ECE 6280 Nonlinear Automatic Control
ECE 6310 Integrated Circuit Design deleted
ECE 6510 Electromagnetic Field Theory I Y Y
ECE 6530 Quantum Engineering Theory I
ECE 6580 Instrumentation and Transducer Technology Y Y
ECE 6600 Computer Methods of Power System Analysis Y Y Y
ECE 6620 Advanced Electric Machinery Y
ECE 6630 Power System Protection Against Fault Currents
ECE 6640 Renewable Energy and Distributed Generation Y
ECE 6650 Design and Control of Power Electronics Systems
ECE 6670 Power Flow Control in Modern Power Systems Y Y
ECE 6710 Communication Systems Theory Y
ECE 6730 Information Theory and Reliable Communication
ECE 6750 Wireless Communication Systems Y
ECE 6900 Special Problems in Electrical Engineering on demand (see below)
ECE 6910 Introduction to Graduate Research Y Y Y
ECE 6970 Non-Thesis Design Project on demand
ECE 6980 Directed Study on demand
ECE 6990 Research and Thesis Y Y Y Y Y Y
ECE 7110 Advanced Digital Design
ECE 7130 Advanced Computer Architecture deleted
ECE 7170 Advanced Embedded Systems Y
ECE 7270 Adaptive Control
ECE 7280 Digital Control
ECE 7290 Stochastic Optimal Control
ECE 7510 Plasma Engineering I
ECE 7530 Quantum Electronics I
ECE 7600 Power System Control Y
ECE 7620 Adjustable Speed Drives
ECE 7630 High-Voltage Techniques
ECE 7640 Distributed Energy Systems Y
ECE 7650 Design and Finite Element Analysis of Electric Machines
ECE 7660 Electrical Power Distribution Systems
ECE 7750 Advanced Wireless Systems Y Y
ECE 7970 Selected Topics on demand (see below)
ECE 7980 Directed Study on demand
ECE 7990 Research and Dissertation Y Y Y Y Y Y
Key: Y = course scheduled

Proposed ECE 6900 and ECE 7970 course offerings (subject to change):

  1. Fall 2015 - ECE 6900 - Intelligent System Design (Chaoui)
  2. Fall 2015 - ECE 6900 - Big Data Analytics for Wireless Communications and Smart Grid (Qiu)
  3. Fall 2015 - ECE 7970 - Photovoltaics (Bhattacharya)
  4. Fall 2015 - ECE 7970 - Novel Cryptosystems and Applications (Mahmoud)

Recent ECE 6900 and ECE 7970 course offerings:

  1. ECE 7970 - Intelligent Control and Protection of Power Systems (Spring 2015, Belkacemi)
  2. ECE 6900 - Security and Privacy Preservation for Wireless Networks (Fall 2014, Mahmoud)
  3. ECE 7970 - Introduction to Smart Grid (Fall 2013, Qiu)
  4. ECE 7970 - Selected Topics (Fall 2012, Qiu)
  5. ECE 7970 - Selected Topics (Fall 2011, Qiu)
  6. ECE 7970 - Frontiers in Photovoltaic Research (Fall 2010, Mahajan)
  7. ECE 7970 - Cognative Radio Communication (Fall 2010, Qiu)
  8. ECE 7970 - Selected Topics (Spring 2010, Sekar)
  9. ECE 6900 - Renewable Energy (Fall 2009, Gao)
  10. ECE 7970 - Selected Topics (Fall 2009, Sekar)
  11. ECE 7970 - Selected Topics (Fall 2009, Mahajan)
  12. ECE 7970 - Selected Topics (Fall 2009, Qiu)