ELEC 435 / OPTOELECTRONICS
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: FRITimes: 8:30:00-11:10:00Ön Koşullar: ELEC 310

The optoelectronic devices such as light-emitting diodes, lasers, photodetectors, etc. are widely used in modern lighting, information and telecommunication technologies. We will discuss the following topics with mathematical derivations and exciting practical examples: wave nature of light, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, semiconductor science and light-emitting diodes, stimulated emission devices: optical amplifiers and lasers, photodetectors and image sensors, and polarization and modulation of light.

ELEC 438 / INTEGRATED PHOTONIC STRUCTURES
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00:00-11:10:00Ön Koşullar: ELEC 421 or PHYS 429

Design, simulation, and optimization of integrated photonics structures, the notion of fabless silicon photonics, metal and dielectric waveguides, planar waveguide modes, coupled mode theory, integrated passive couplers and splitters, Mach-Zehnder Interferometers, ring and disk resonators, adiabatic couplers, Bragg gratings, grating and edge couplers, photonic crystal waveguides and structures, principles of integrated modulator and detector operation, fabrication-dependent design considerations, use of transfer matrix, eigenmode expansion, and finite difference time-domain simulation techniques throughout the semester, design oriented and simulation based assignments and term project.

ELEC 447 / BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30:00-15:40:00Ön Koşullar: ELEC 201 or consent of the instructor

Recent applications of wearable devices, design fundamentals of physiological monitoring systems, overview of physiological signals (SCG, ECG, PPG, EEG, EMG, etc.). Tools for biomedical signal analysis: digital filters, feature extraction, data visualization and machine learning (regression and classification).

ELEC 491 / ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING DESIGN I
Term: Fall 2022Units 4Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00Ön Koşullar: ELEC.310 and ELEC.304 and ELEC.316 OR ELEC.310 and ELEC.301

A capstone design course where students apply engineering and science knowledge in an electrical-electronics engineering design project. Development, design, implementation and management of a project in teams under realistic constraints and conditions. Emphasis on communication, teamwork and presentation skills..

ELEC 501 / RANDOM PROCESSES
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00:00-14:10:00Ön Koşullar: ENGR. 200 or consent of the instructor

Discrete and continuous random variables and processes, functions of random variables, independence of random variables. Central Limit Theorem. Discrete-time random processes, continuous-time random processes, stationary random processes, ergodicity, auto and cross correlation functions, power spectral density; spectral estimation, white noise processes, Markov chains.

ELEC 505 / LINEAR SYSTEM THEORY
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00:00-11:10:00

Linear Algebra Review, Normal Matrices, Quadratic Forms and Semidefinite Matrices, Inner Product and Norm Spaces, State Space Descriptions for Continuous and Discrete Time Systems, Controllability, Observability, Stability, Realization Theory.

ELEC 506 / DIGITAL IMAGE AND VIDEO PROCESSING
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00:00-14:10:00Ön Koşullar: ELEC. 303

Review of multi-dimensional sampling theory, aliasing, and quantization, fundamentals of color, human visual system, 2-D Block transforms, DFT, DCT and wavelets. Image filtering, edge detection, enhancement, and restoration. Basic video file formats, resolutions, and bit rates for various digital video applications. Motion analysis and estimation using 2D and 3D models. Motion-compensated filtering methods for noise removal, de-interlacing, and resolution enhancement. Digital image and video compression methods and standards, including JPEG/JPEG2000 and MPEG-1/2 and 4. Content-based image and video indexing and MPEG-7.

ELEC 511 / DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30:00-12:40:00

Characterization of communication signals & systems, digital modulation schemes, optimum reception for the additive white Gaussian noise (AWGN) channel, signal design for band-limited channels, Nyquist criterion, intersymbol interference (ISI), optimum reception for channels with ISI and AWGN, linear equalization, decision feedback equalization, adaptive equalization, channel capacity & coding, linear block codes, convolutional codes, multichannel and multicarrier systems, spread spectrum signals for digital communications, multiuser communications. Design oriented exercises using computer aids.

ELEC 518 / NUMERICAL MODELING&SIMULATION
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 8:30:00-9:40:00

Introduction to mathematical formulations and computational techniques for the modeling and simulation of engineering and other kinds of systems, including electronic, mechanical, biological, biochemical, virtual, abstract and multi-domain dynamical systems. Applications from various engineering disciplines and the sciences. Matrix formulation of equations for linear problems. Formulation of equations for nonlinear problems & linearization. Numerical solution of linear algebraic equations. Gaussian elimination, computations with sparse & structured matrices. Floating point number representation & arithmetic. Numerical conditioning, ill-conditioned problems. Numerical solution of nonlinear algebraic equations. Fixed point iteration & Newton’s method in one dimension. Newton’s method for system of coupled nonlinear algebraic equations. Improving convergence of Newton’s method. Numerical solution of ordinary differential equations. Forward & backward Euler, trapezoidal rule. Multistep methods, accuracy & stability. Implicit vs explicit techniques, region of stability, stiff problems.

ELEC 521 / PHOTONICS AND LASERS
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30:00-15:40:00

Review of electromagnetism; geometrical optics, analysis of optical systems; wave properties of light, Gaussian beams, beam optics; interaction of light with matter, spontaneous and stimulated emission, optical amplification, theory and applications of lasers, optical interactions in semiconductors, light emitting diodes and diode lasers; detectors, noise in detection systems; light propagation in anisotropic crystals, Pockels and Kerr effect, light modulators; nonlinear optics, second harmonic generation, phase matching, nonlinear optical materials.

ELEC 531 / ADAPTIVE SIGNAL PROCESSING
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30:00-15:40:00Ön Koşullar: ELEC.501

Supervised Adaptive Filtering (Least Mean Square, Recursive Least Squares, Fast Algorithms), Unsupervised Adaptive Filtering (Higher Order Statistics Methods, Blind Deconvolution, Blind Source Separation, Independent Component Analysis), Model Based Signal Processing (Sparsity, Boundedness, Subspace Algorithms), Multirate Signal Processing, Filter-banks and Wavelets.

ELEC 535 / OPTOELECTRONICS
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: FRITimes: 8:30:00-11:10:00

The optoelectronic devices such as light-emitting diodes, lasers, photodetectors, etc. are widely used in modern lighting, information and telecommunication technologies. We will discuss the following topics with mathematical derivations and exciting practical examples: wave nature of light, dielectric waveguides and optical fibers, semiconductor science and light-emitting diodes, stimulated emission devices: optical amplifiers and lasers, photodetectors and image sensors, and polarization and modulation of light.

ELEC 538 / INTEGRATED PHOTONIC STRUCTURES
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00:00-11:10:00

Design, simulation, and optimization of integrated photonics structures, the notion of fabless silicon photonics, metal and dielectric waveguides, planar waveguide modes, coupled mode theory, integrated passive couplers and splitters, Mach-Zehnder Interferometers, ring and disk resonators, adiabatic couplers, Bragg gratings, grating and edge couplers, photonic crystal waveguides and structures, principles of integrated modulator and detector operation, fabrication-dependent design considerations, use of transfer matrix, eigenmode expansion, and finite difference time-domain simulation techniques throughout the semester, design oriented and simulation based assignments and term project.

ELEC 547 / BIOMEDICAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30:00-15:40:00

Recent applications of wearable devices, design fundamentals of physiological monitoring systems, overview of physiological signals (SCG, ECG, PPG, EEG, EMG, etc.). Tools for biomedical signal analysis: digital filters, feature extraction, data visualization and machine learning (regression and classification).

ELEC 549 / NONCONVEX OPTIMIZATION FOR MACHINE LEARNING
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00:00-17:10:00

Mathematical questions around machine learning and deep learning, geometrical aspects of high dimensional learning models, geometric stability priors, geometry of optimization, smooth and non-smooth optimization method including gradient methods, proximal methods, mirror descent, Nesterov's acceleration, ADMM, stochastic optimization, variance reduction, and distributed optimization.

ELEC 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Fall 2022Units 0Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00

A series of lectures given by faculty or outside speakers.

ELEC 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Fall 2022Units 0Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00

A series of lectures given by faculty or outside speakers.

ENGL 101 / FIRST YEAR ENGLISH
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30:00-15:40:00

The course aims to help students advance their reading, listening, writing and speaking skills (moving from B2 level English to C1-C2) through exposure to a variety of texts in English dealing with themes varying from citizenship, sense of responsibility, integrity, civic involvement, community work, ethical standards in education, business and management, use of technology, and other related academic fields. Main objectives: communicating effectively in written and oral form, focusing on academic conventions and style to produce and present academic work; developing critical thinking skills, formulating an argument and supporting ideas through finding appropriate and effective sources, synthesizing information, evaluating the reliability of information.

ENGL 500 / ACADEMIC WRITING
Term: Fall 2022Units 0Times: 0:00:00-0:00:00

The following objectives will be met through extensive reading, writing and discussion both in and out of class.Build a solid background in academic discourse, both written and spoken. Improve intensive and extensive critical reading skills. Foster critical and creative thinking. Build fundamental academic writing skills including summary, paraphrase, analysis, synthesis. Master cohesiveness as well as proper academic citation when incorporating the work of others.

ENGR 200 / PROBABILITY AND RANDOM VARIABLES FOR ENGINEERS
Term: Fall 2022Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30:00-15:40:00Ön Koşullar: MATH. 106 or consent of the instructor

Introduction to probability, sets, conditional probability, total probability theorem and Bayes rule; Independence, counting; Discrete random variables, functions of random variables, expectation, mean and variance; Continuous random variables, probability density functions, and cumulative distribution functions; Multiple random variables; Sums of random variables; Limit theorems; Covariance and correlation; Introduction to Stochastic Processes

ENGR 200 / PROBABILITY AND RANDOM VARIABLES FOR ENGINEERS
Term: Fall 2022Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00:00-11:10:00Ön Koşullar: MATH. 106 or consent of the instructor

Introduction to probability, sets, conditional probability, total probability theorem and Bayes rule; Independence, counting; Discrete random variables, functions of random variables, expectation, mean and variance; Continuous random variables, probability density functions, and cumulative distribution functions; Multiple random variables; Sums of random variables; Limit theorems; Covariance and correlation; Introduction to Stochastic Processes

ENGR 201 / STATISTICS FOR ENGINEERS
Term: Fall 2022Units 4Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00:00-14:10:00Ön Koşullar: MATH. 106 or consent of the instructor

Descriptive statistics; measures of association, correlation, simple regression; probability theory, conditional probability, independence; discrete and continuous random variables; probability distributions; functions of random variables; sampling distributions; estimation; inference (confidence intervals and hypothesis testing). Topics are supported by computer applications and specific examples from engineering applications.

ENGR 400 / CORPORATE DYNAMICS FOR ENGINEERS
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: WEDTimes: 14:30:00-17:10:00Ön Koşullar: MATH. 203 or consent of the instructor

Overview of corporate dynamics, including career paths, organizational structure and behavior in large organizations, corporate culture, decision-making process (organs, levels of authority, meetings, crisis and stress management), customer-focused organization and engineering ethics. There will be several case studies. There will also be high profile speakers from the corporate world to convey their real world experiences.

ENGR 421 / INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE LEARNING
Term: Fall 2022Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00:00-11:10:00Ön Koşullar: MATH 107 and 203 and ENGR 200 AND COMP 110 or 125 or 131

A broad introduction to machine learning covering regression, classification, clustering, and dimensionality reduction methods; supervised and unsupervised models; linear and nonlinear models; parametric and nonparametric models; combinations of multiple models; comparisons of multiple models and model selection.