After identifying an area of interest, choose courses that are of interest and meet the guidelines given in your program.

Simply stated, you must meet each condition given in those guidelines for a particular degree. For example, if you are pursuing a Coursework MS, you must have 18 credits minimum of 5000–6000 AND 12 credits maximum 4000 series courses AND 3 credits maximum of EE 5805. That is, you should "logically AND" each of the requirements in a given list. Courses chosen from other engineering disciplines—math, physics, or materials science—are all permitted. Within the ECE department, recommended course sequences are given below. Check the Schedule of Classes for actual on-campus and online offerings.

## Courses by Area

### Electrophysics

A study of the physical principles of electronic materials, their applications in solid-state devices, and future trends in their development.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

A study of the physical principles and evolution of solid-state devices, such as transistors: from conventional to novel types utilizing hetero-junctions and quantum effects; light emitting devices, semiconductor lasers; and displays of various types.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

### Computer Engineering

This course covers the four main paradigms of Computational Intelligence, viz., fuzzy systems, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computing, and swarm intelligence, and their integration to develop hybrid systems. Applications of Computational Intelligence include classification, regression, clustering, controls, robotics, etc.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

This course will explore the foundational techniques of machine learning. Topics are pulled from the areas of unsupervised and supervised learning. Specific methods covered include naive Bayes, decision trees, support vector machine (SVMs), ensemble, and clustering methods.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Permission of instructor required; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

### Signals and Systems

Theory of probability, random variables, and stochastic processes, with applications in electrical and computer engineering. Probability measure and probability spaces. Random variables, distributions, expectations. Random vectors and sequences. Stochastic processes, including Gaussian and Poisson processes. Stochastic processes in linear systems. Markov chains and related topics.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Overview of linear algebra, Modern Control: state-space based design of linear systems, observability, controllability, pole placement, observer design, stability theory of linear time-varying systems, Lyapunov stability, optimal control, Linear Quadratic regulator, Kalman filter, Introduction to robust control.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 3261 or MEEM 3750

Detecting and estimating signals in the presence of noise. Optimal receiver design. Applications in communications, signal processing, and radar.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5500

Fundamentals of image processing are covered including image representation, geometric transformations, binary image processing, compression, space and frequency domain processing. Computer programming in MATLAB and Python required.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

This course introduces embedded control system design using a model-based approach. Course topics include model-based embedded control system design, discrete-event control, sensors, actuators, electronic control unit, digital controller design, and communication protocols. Prior knowledge of hybrid electric vehicles is highly recommended.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-2-2)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical & Computer Engineer**Pre-Requisite(s):**MEEM 4700 or MEEM 4775 or EE 3261 or EE 4261

### Power

Advanced analysis and simulation methods for load flow, symmetrical components, short circuit studies, optimal system operation, stability, and transient analysis. Application of commonly used software reinforces concepts and provides practical insights.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4222

A study of transient behaviors and their analysis and prediction. Addresses analytical methods and their numerical implementation, switching and lightning surges, short circuits, and non-linear effects. Includes computer simulations.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4222

Advanced electromechanics of rotating and linear machines. Topics include dynamic analysis of machines, reference frame transformations, reduced order models, models of mechanical loads, power electric drives for motors, and digital simulation of machines and electric drive systems. Applications discussed will include renewable energy and electric propulsion systems.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, in odd years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

Real-time monitoring and protection of modern power systems. Secure and reliable operation of radial and grid systems. Protection of transmission lines, buses, generators, motors, transformers, and other equipment against disturbances.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in even years**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4221 and EE 4222(C)

Theory-based application of software and hardware used for power system protection. Fault simulations, protective relay settings and coordination, and test operation of relays under static, dynamic, and transient conditions.

**Credits:**1.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-0-2)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in even years**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5223(C)

Advanced topics of circuits for electrical energy processing. Covers switching converter principles for dc-dc, ac-dc, and dc-ac power conversion. Other topics include harmonics, pulse-width modulation, classical feedback control, nonlinear control, magnetic components, power semiconductors, and digital simulation.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, in even years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4227

Study of advanced engineering and economic algorithms and analysis techniques for the planning, operation, and control of the electric power system from generation through transmission to distribution.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer

Topics include modeling and computer methods applied to electrical power systems, matrix formulations, network topology and sparse matrix data structures, load flow, short- circuit and stability formulations, constrained optimization methods for load flow and state estimation, and time-domain simulation methods for transient analysis.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in even years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5200

Modeling and analysis of electrical distribution systems; load characteristics, load modeling, unbalanced three-phase overhead and underground line models, and distribution transformers. Analysis of primary system design, applications for capacitors, voltage drop, power loss, distribution system protection, and introduction to advanced distribution automation.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4221

Wind turbines are the fastest growing segment of the generator mix being added to power systems today. There is a growing need to understand the many issues caused by these additions. This course covers the theoretical background, regulations, integration experience, and modeling.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) will be studied and simulated using advanced powertrain component analysis and modeling. An in-depth analysis and study of power flows, losses, and energy usage are examined for isolated powertrain components and HEV configurations. Simulation tools will be developed and applied to specify powertrain and vehicle components and to develop control and calibration for a constrained optimization to vehicle technical specifications.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**MEEM 4295 or EE 4295

A study of the dynamic behavior of power systems. A review of synchronous machine modeling, system dynamic equations, and method of analysis. Examines overall system behavior via small signal and transient stability and energy functions. Also studies voltage stability and non-linear effects.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5200

### Other

Monitoring and control technologies for control centers that govern electrical power transmission systems. Topics include study of historical power blackouts, state estimation, alarm processing, fault diagnosis, telecommunication assessment, defense strategies, system-wide restoration, and visualization.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Permission of instructor required**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 3120

Linear, non-linear, and integer programming, simplex method, branch and bound, steepest descent method, convex, stochastic, and distributed optimization, interior-point method, evolutionary algorithm, optimal power flow, unit commitment, vot/var optimization, state estimation, feeder reconfiguration.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Course covers fundamentals of feeded reconfiguration for distribution systems. The unbalanced three-phase power flow will be used throughout the course for fault location, fault isolation and service restoration, outage management for crew coordination, trouble tickets, and switching procedure management.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5250

Designing energy storage solutions for grid, vehicle and portable/autonomous systems. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of energy storage aging, cost, and performance improvement.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring

Selected topics of current interest.

**Credits:**variable to 4.0; May be repeated**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer

Overview of problem-solving tools and techniques in engineering, considered from both the analytical and computational point of view. Systems of linear equations, eigenvalue and eigenvector computations, boundary value and initial value problems, Fourier analysis, large-scale systems, optimization. Mathematical modeling and computar programming.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Modern automotive control and communications systems from a cyber security perspective. Topics include: V2X communications, vehicle attack surfaces and vulnerabilities, in-vehicle networks, threat analysis and vulnerabilities, security mechanisms and architectures, security requirements analysis, hardware security modules, and standards.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Mechanical Eng-Eng Mechanics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**MEEM 5300 or EE 5455

Course focuses on in-vehicle system domains and their requirements, and in-vehicle communication bus Controller Area Network (CAN) and its related physical layers standards. It also covers other buses such as LIN, FlexRay, MOST, Ethernet, as well as introduction to V2V and V21.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(2-0-3)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Summer**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Computer Science, Engineering Mechanics, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 3250 or EE 4250

With increasing operating frequency of integrated circuit, high-speed design becomes excessive important. This course introduces the solution and techniques for dealing with high-frequency (~GHz) signals using transmission line theory, signal integrity analysis, etc.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in even years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

General introduction to cybersecurity of industrial control systems and critical infrastructures. Topics include NIST and DHS publications, threat analysis, vulnerability analysis, red teaming, intrusion detection systems, industrial networks, industrial malware, and selected case studies.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Cybersecurity, Mechatronics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Graduate level introduction to the science and engineering of semiconductor device fabrication.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

A hands-on laboratory experience in which the students fabricate devices with micro-and nano- scale dimensions. Lecture component covers safety training, background on microfabrication processes and systems, and facility tours to observe additional systems.

**Credits:**2.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(1-0-3)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring**Restrictions:**Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

Introduction to autonomous systems and robotics with focus on automated ground vehicles. Project based course using distributed computing to solve problems related to motion planning, perception, and localization. Requires experience with Linux operating systems variants, version control systems, and C++ or Python.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(2-0-3)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring**Restrictions:**Permission of department required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering

Sensing modes, signal and image processing for industrial robotic automation processes. Emphasis placed on widely used sensors, including cameras and 3-D sensors for process control and computer vision for autonomous navigation.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5522

An introduction to distributed additive manufacturing using open-source 3-D printing. Design, use, and maintenance of open-source electronics and self-replicating rapid prototypers (RepRap). Graduate students will be expected to complete coursework and an in-depth project.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering

Automotive systems for light duty vehicles are examined from the perspectives of requirements, design, technical, and economic analysis for advanced mobility needs. This course links the content for the automotive systems graduate certificate in controls, powertrain, vehicle dynamics, connected and autonomous vehicles.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Automotive Systems & Controls, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer

Introduction to automotive control systems. Modeling and control methods are presented for: air-fuel ratio, transient fuel, spark timing, idle speed, transmission, cruise speed, anti-lock brakes, traction, active suspension systems, and hybrid electric vehicles, Advanced control methodologies are introduced for appropriate applications.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 3261 or MEEM 4775

Special topics in electrical engineering selected by the student and approved by his/her advisor and the faculty member who will approve the study.

**Credits:**variable to 5.0; May be repeated**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring, Summer**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

Studies nonlinear systems from perspective of analysis/control system design. Explores fundamental properties for nonlinear differential equations in addition to describing functions, phase plane analysis, stability/instability theorems. Develops and applies control system design approaches for nonlinear systems, including feedback linearization and sliding mode control.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5715 or MEEM 5715

## Courses by Upcoming Semester

Last updated April 5, 2023. Always check the Schedule of Classes for actual offerings.

### Summer 2023

Modeling and analysis of electrical distribution systems; load characteristics, load modeling, unbalanced three-phase overhead and underground line models, and distribution transformers. Analysis of primary system design, applications for capacitors, voltage drop, power loss, distribution system protection, and introduction to advanced distribution automation.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4221

An introduction to distributed additive manufacturing using open-source 3-D printing. Design, use, and maintenance of open-source electronics and self-replicating rapid prototypers (RepRap). Graduate students will be expected to complete coursework and an in-depth project.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering

### Fall 2023

Advanced analysis and simulation methods for load flow, symmetrical components, short circuit studies, optimal system operation, stability, and transient analysis. Application of commonly used software reinforces concepts and provides practical insights.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4222

Study of advanced engineering and economic algorithms and analysis techniques for the planning, operation, and control of the electric power system from generation through transmission to distribution.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer

Wind turbines are the fastest growing segment of the generator mix being added to power systems today. There is a growing need to understand the many issues caused by these additions. This course covers the theoretical background, regulations, integration experience, and modeling.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

A study of the physical principles of electronic materials, their applications in solid-state devices, and future trends in their development.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

General introduction to cybersecurity of industrial control systems and critical infrastructures. Topics include NIST and DHS publications, threat analysis, vulnerability analysis, red teaming, intrusion detection systems, industrial networks, industrial malware, and selected case studies.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Cybersecurity, Mechatronics, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering

Graduate level introduction to the science and engineering of semiconductor device fabrication.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Theory of probability, random variables, and stochastic processes, with applications in electrical and computer engineering. Probability measure and probability spaces. Random variables, distributions, expectations. Random vectors and sequences. Stochastic processes, including Gaussian and Poisson processes. Stochastic processes in linear systems. Markov chains and related topics.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Overview of linear algebra, Modern Control: state-space based design of linear systems, observability, controllability, pole placement, observer design, stability theory of linear time-varying systems, Lyapunov stability, optimal control, Linear Quadratic regulator, Kalman filter, Introduction to robust control.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 3261 or MEEM 3750

This course introduces embedded control system design using a model-based approach. Course topics include model-based embedded control system design, discrete-event control, sensors, actuators, electronic control unit, digital controller design, and communication protocols. Prior knowledge of hybrid electric vehicles is highly recommended.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-2-2)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Mechatronics, Electrical & Computer Engineer**Pre-Requisite(s):**MEEM 4700 or MEEM 4775 or EE 3261 or EE 4261

Automotive systems for light duty vehicles are examined from the perspectives of requirements, design, technical, and economic analysis for advanced mobility needs. This course links the content for the automotive systems graduate certificate in controls, powertrain, vehicle dynamics, connected and autonomous vehicles.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Fall**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Automotive Systems & Controls, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer

This course covers the four main paradigms of Computational Intelligence, viz., fuzzy systems, artificial neural networks, evolutionary computing, and swarm intelligence, and their integration to develop hybrid systems. Applications of Computational Intelligence include classification, regression, clustering, controls, robotics, etc.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

A study of the dynamic behavior of power systems. A review of synchronous machine modeling, system dynamic equations, and method of analysis. Examines overall system behavior via small signal and transient stability and energy functions. Also studies voltage stability and non-linear effects.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**On Demand**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5200

### Spring 2024

A study of transient behaviors and their analysis and prediction. Addresses analytical methods and their numerical implementation, switching and lightning surges, short circuits, and non-linear effects. Includes computer simulations.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineer; May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4222

Theory-based application of software and hardware used for power system protection. Fault simulations, protective relay settings and coordination, and test operation of relays under static, dynamic, and transient conditions.

**Credits:**1.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-0-2)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in even years**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5223(C)

Linear, non-linear, and integer programming, simplex method, branch and bound, steepest descent method, convex, stochastic, and distributed optimization, interior-point method, evolutionary algorithm, optimal power flow, unit commitment, vot/var optimization, state estimation, feeder reconfiguration.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**May not be enrolled in one of the following Class(es): Freshman, Sophomore, Junior

Modeling and analysis of electrical distribution systems; load characteristics, load modeling, unbalanced three-phase overhead and underground line models, and distribution transformers. Analysis of primary system design, applications for capacitors, voltage drop, power loss, distribution system protection, and introduction to advanced distribution automation.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in odd years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 4221

Hybrid electric vehicles (HEV) will be studied and simulated using advanced powertrain component analysis and modeling. An in-depth analysis and study of power flows, losses, and energy usage are examined for isolated powertrain components and HEV configurations. Simulation tools will be developed and applied to specify powertrain and vehicle components and to develop control and calibration for a constrained optimization to vehicle technical specifications.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following College(s): College of Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**MEEM 4295 or EE 4295

Modern automotive control and communications systems from a cyber security perspective. Topics include: V2X communications, vehicle attack surfaces and vulnerabilities, in-vehicle networks, threat analysis and vulnerabilities, security mechanisms and architectures, security requirements analysis, hardware security modules, and standards.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Mechanical Eng-Eng Mechanics, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**MEEM 5300 or EE 5455

With increasing operating frequency of integrated circuit, high-speed design becomes excessive important. This course introduces the solution and techniques for dealing with high-frequency (~GHz) signals using transmission line theory, signal integrity analysis, etc.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(3-0-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring, in even years**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering

A hands-on laboratory experience in which the students fabricate devices with micro-and nano- scale dimensions. Lecture component covers safety training, background on microfabrication processes and systems, and facility tours to observe additional systems.

**Credits:**2.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(1-0-3)**Semesters Offered:**Fall, Spring**Restrictions:**Permission of instructor required; Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate

Introduction to automotive control systems. Modeling and control methods are presented for: air-fuel ratio, transient fuel, spark timing, idle speed, transmission, cruise speed, anti-lock brakes, traction, active suspension systems, and hybrid electric vehicles, Advanced control methodologies are introduced for appropriate applications.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate; Must be enrolled in one of the following Major(s): Electrical & Computer Engineer, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 3261 or MEEM 4775

Studies nonlinear systems from perspective of analysis/control system design. Explores fundamental properties for nonlinear differential equations in addition to describing functions, phase plane analysis, stability/instability theorems. Develops and applies control system design approaches for nonlinear systems, including feedback linearization and sliding mode control.

**Credits:**3.0**Lec-Rec-Lab:**(0-3-0)**Semesters Offered:**Spring**Restrictions:**Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s): Graduate**Pre-Requisite(s):**EE 5715 or MEEM 5715