ELEC 230 / PROGRAMMING FOR ENGINEERS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

Engineering problem solving and design using C/C++ programming languages. The course will cover concepts of C/C++ programming languages, including variables and functions, pointers and memory addressing, arrays, objects and classes, followed by examples in numerical methods, engineering analysis and design problems.

ELEC 303 / DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

Review of discrete-time Fourier transform and sampling theory. Interpolation and decimation. Sampling in the frequency domain. The discrete Fourier transform and FFT, computation of FFT, Fourier analysis of signals using the FFT, spectral estimation and windows. The Z-transform, digital filtering, minimum-phase and generalized linear phase systems, structures for digital filters, FIR filter design methods, IIR filter design methods.

ELEC 310 / MICROELECTRONIC CIRCUITS AND DEVICES
Term: Spring 2019Units 4Days: MON WEDTimes: 13:00-14:15

Introduction to semiconductors and semiconductor device physics. Diode, bipolar junction transistor, and MOS field effect transistor circuit models for design and analysis of electronic circuits. Analysis and design of single and multistage amplifiers. Amplifier operating point design. High frequency and low frequency response of single and multistage amplifiers. Introduction to integrated-circuit amplifiers.

ELEC 311 / DIGITAL INTEGRATED CIRCUITS & VLSI DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 16:00-17:15

Introduction to digital integrated circuits and VLSI design. CMOS devices and manufacturing technology. CMOS inverters, combinational logic gates and logic styles, sequential logic circuits at the transistor-level. On-chip interconnect. Analysis, design and optimization of digital integrated circuits with respect to design metrics such as cost, reliability, power consumption and speed. Computer-aided design tools for integrated circuits.

ELEC 315 / ELECTRONIC DESIGN
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 14:30-15:45

Review of the active and passive circuit components: design and construction of various electrical and electronic devices such as power supplies, audio amplifiers, radio receivers, temperature controllers, and motion detectors. Practical aspects of electronic circuit design. Familiarity with basic electronics at the level of Physics 102 is required.

ELEC 404 / DIGITAL SPEECH AND AUDIO PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Sound and human speech systems, phonetics and phonology, speech signal representations, role of pitch and formants, pitch-scale and time-scale modifications, basics of speech coding and VoIP systems, fundamentals of pattern and speech recognition, search algorithms for speech recognition.

ELEC 406 / DIGITAL IMAGE AND VIDEO PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 413 / NETWORKS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 14:30-15:45

Next generation communication architecture, wireless cellular networks, machine-to-machine communications, Internet of things, software defined networking, network protocol layers, physical layer data transmission, channel propagation characteristics, modulation, demodulation, medium access control layer, data link layer, framing and error correction, forward and backward error control, routing layer, optimal routing, transport layer, flow control, congestion control.

ELEC 414 / WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

The cellular concept, channel assignment strategies, frequency reuse, handoff strategies, interference sources, mobile radio propagation, large-scale path loss, small-scale fading and multipath, modulation techniques for mobile radio, diversity combining, transmit and receive antennas for wireless communication systems, multiple access techniques in wireless, error correction codes and ARQ schemes, wireless networking, OFDM and multiple-input multiple-output systems, wireless systems & standards: GSM, IS-95, cdma2000, W-CDMA, LTE (4G), LTE-Advanced and 5G New Radio, advanced topics and current trends in wireless communications,design oriented exercises using MATLAB aids.

ELEC 429 / FUNDAMENTALS OF OPTICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Fundamentals of optics and applications of the optical technology: photon and wave nature of light, geometrical optics, optical instruments, electro-magnetic waves, interference and interferometers, fiber optics, diffraction, diffraction gratings, polarization and its applications, multi-layer films, Fresnel equations, and rainbows. Real world applications of course topics.

ELEC 431 / ADAPTIVE SIGNAL PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

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 435 / OPTOELECTRONICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

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 491 / ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING DESIGN I
Term: Spring 2019Units 4

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 492 / ELECTRICAL AND ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING DESIGN II
Term: Spring 2019Units 3

A capstone design project on an industrially relevant problem. Students work on teams in consultation with various faculty and industrial members.

ELEC 504 / DIGITAL SPEECH AND AUDIO PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 11:30-12:45

Sound and human speech systems, phonetics and phonology, speech signal representations, role of pitch and formants, pitch-scale and time-scale modifications, basics of speech coding and VoIP systems, fundamentals of pattern and speech recognition, search algorithms for speech recognition.

ELEC 506 / DIGITAL IMAGE AND VIDEO PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 13:00-14:15

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 514 / WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: MON WEDTimes: 10:00-11:15

The cellular concept, channel assignment strategies, frequency reuse, handoff strategies, interference sources, mobile radio propagation, large-scale path loss, small-scale fading and multipath, modulation techniques for mobile radio, diversity combining, transmit and receive antennas for wireless communication systems, multiple access techniques in wireless, wireless system design for delay intolerant services, wireless system design for delay tolerant services, error correction coding and ARQ schemes, wireless networking, wireless systems & standards: GSM, IS-95, cdma2000, W-CDMA, 3GPP2 1xEV-DO, 3GPP2 1xEV-DV, fourth generation wireless system proposals. Design oriented exercises using computer aids.

ELEC 529 / FUNDAMENTALS OF OPTICS
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 08:30-09:45

Fundamentals of optics and applications of the optical technology: photon and wave nature of light, geometrical optics, optical instruments, electro-magnetic waves, interference and interferometers, fiber optics, diffraction, diffraction gratings, polarization and its applications, multi-layer films, Fresnel equations, and rainbows. Real world applications of course topics.

ELEC 531 / ADAPTIVE SIGNAL PROCESSING
Term: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 10:00-11:15

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: Spring 2019Units 3Days: TUES THURSTimes: 16:00-17:15

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 590 / SEMINAR
Term: Spring 2019Units 0

A series of lectures given by faculty or outside speakers.

EMED 600 / EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3

Interns will spend four weeks in the Emergency Department. They will take an active role in the initial evaluation and treatment of patients, work alongside senior residents, attendings, and nursing staff, and are exposed to wide variety of patients, medical and surgical emergencies, and procedures. Interns will gain valuable experience, as they will be able to follow patients from presentation, through their workup, and onto their diagnosis and management. Interns will evaluate the patients’ level of urgency, learn and apply triage principles. Learn the basic interventions (such as urinary catheter, N/G gavage, taking blood sample, intubation etc). Interns will participate in daily teaching sessions, weekly departmental conferences, as well as lecture series designed specifically for them. (4 weeks; compulsory on-call nights and weekends)

EMED 600 / EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3

Interns will spend four weeks in the Emergency Department. They will take an active role in the initial evaluation and treatment of patients, work alongside senior residents, attendings, and nursing staff, and are exposed to wide variety of patients, medical and surgical emergencies, and procedures. Interns will gain valuable experience, as they will be able to follow patients from presentation, through their workup, and onto their diagnosis and management. Interns will evaluate the patients’ level of urgency, learn and apply triage principles. Learn the basic interventions (such as urinary catheter, N/G gavage, taking blood sample, intubation etc). Interns will participate in daily teaching sessions, weekly departmental conferences, as well as lecture series designed specifically for them. (4 weeks; compulsory on-call nights and weekends)

EMED 600 / EMERGENCY MEDICINE
Term: Spring 2019Units 3

Interns will spend four weeks in the Emergency Department. They will take an active role in the initial evaluation and treatment of patients, work alongside senior residents, attendings, and nursing staff, and are exposed to wide variety of patients, medical and surgical emergencies, and procedures. Interns will gain valuable experience, as they will be able to follow patients from presentation, through their workup, and onto their diagnosis and management. Interns will evaluate the patients’ level of urgency, learn and apply triage principles. Learn the basic interventions (such as urinary catheter, N/G gavage, taking blood sample, intubation etc). Interns will participate in daily teaching sessions, weekly departmental conferences, as well as lecture series designed specifically for them. (4 weeks; compulsory on-call nights and weekends)