ECEN800
Electronic InstrumentationCrosslisted with ECEN 400

Description: Applications of analog and digital devices to electronic instrumentation. Includes transducers, instrumentation amplifiers, mechanical and solid-state switches, data acquisition systems, phase-lock loops, and modulation techniques. Demonstrations with working circuits and systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN806
Power Systems AnalysisCrosslisted with ECEN 406

Description: Symmetrical components and fault calculations, power system stability, generator modeling (circuit view point), voltage control system, high voltage DC transmission, and system protection.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 957

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN807
Power Systems PlanningCrosslisted with ECEN 407

Description: Economic evaluation, load forecasting, generation planning, transmission planning, production simulation, power plant reliability characteristics, and generation system reliability.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN808
Engineering ElectromagneticsCrosslisted with ECEN 408

Laboratory experiments.

Description: Applied electromagnetics: Transmission lines in digital electronics and communication. The quasistatic electric and magnetic fields: electric and magnetic circuits and electromechanical energy conversion. Guided waves: rectangular and cylindrical metallic waveguides and optical fibers. Radiation and antennas: line and aperture antennas and arrays.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN810
Multivariate Random ProcessesCrosslisted with ECEN 410

Description: Probability space, random vectors, multivariate distributions, moment generating functions, conditional expectations, discrete and continuous-time random processes, random process characterization and representation, linear systems with random inputs.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 911; ECEN 912; ECEN 915; ECEN 946

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN815
Digital Image Processing

Prerequisites: ECEN 424/824 (UNO ECEN 4240/8240) or permission

Description: Topics covering the spatial and spectral analysis of digital image processing systems, the design of multi-dimensional digital filters and systems, and advanced theories and technologies in digital image processing systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN816
Materials and Devices for Computer Memory, Logic, and DisplayCrosslisted with ECEN 416

Description: Survey of fundamentals and applications of devices used for memory, logic, and display. Magnetic, superconductive, semiconductive, and dielectric materials.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN817
Semiconductor Fundamentals IICrosslisted with ECEN 417

Prerequisites: ECEN 821/(UNO) ECEN 8216

Description: Analysis of BJT's and MOSFET's from a first principle materials viewpoint. Static and dynamic analysis and characterization. Device fabrication processes.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN820
Plasma Processing of SemiconductorsCrosslisted with ECEN 420

Description: Physics of plasmas and gas discharges developed. Includes basic collisional theory, the Boltzman equation and the concept of electron energy distributions. Results are related to specific gas discharge systems used in semiconductor processing, such as sputtering, etching, and deposition systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN821
Principles of Semiconductor Materials and Devices ICrosslisted with ECEN 421

Description: Introduction to semiconductor fundamentals, charge carrier concentration and carrier transport, energy bands, and recombination. PN junctions, static and dynamic, and special PN junction diode devices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN822
Introduction to Physics and Chemistry of SolidsCrosslisted with PHYS 422, PHYS 822, ECEN 422

Prerequisites: PHYS 213 or CHEM 481/881, MATH 221/821, or permission.

Description: Introduction to structural, thermal, electrical, and magnetic properties of solids, based on concepts of atomic structure, chemical bonding in molecules, and electron states in solids. Principles underlying molecular design of materials and solid-state devices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN824
Digital Signal ProcessingCrosslisted with ECEN 424

Description: The temporal and spectral analysis of digital signals and systems, the design of digital filters and systems, and advanced systems including multi-rate digital signal processing techniques.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 815; ECEN 926

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN828
Power ElectronicsCrosslisted with ECEN 428

Description: Basic analysis and design of solid-state power electronic devices and converter circuitry.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 932

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN830
Wind EnergyCrosslisted with ECEN 430

Prerequisites: Permission

Description: Engineering principles of both the mechanical/aero dynamical and electrical components and systems, along with economic and environmental considerations for citing and public policy, to appropriately cover the relevant topics associated with all scales of wind energy implementations.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN833
Microprocessor System DesignCrosslisted with ECEN 433

Description: Microprocessor based systems: architecture; design; and interfacing. Hardware topics: memory design; input/output ports; serial communications; and interrupts. Software topics: generating assembly ROM code; assembly/C firmware generation; and designing device drivers.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN835
Embedded Microcontroller DesignCrosslisted with ECEN 435

Description: Microcontroller architecture: design, programming, and interfacing for embedded systems. Timing issues, memory interfaces, serial and parallel interfacing, and functions for common microcontrollers.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 496

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN836
Electric MachinesCrosslisted with ECEN 436

Description: Provides a solid background in electric machine analysis, covering fundamental concepts, techniques, and methods for analysis and design. Discussion of transformers and presentation of some new systems and applications.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 932

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN837
Parallel and Distributed ProcessingCrosslisted with ECEN 437

Description: Parallel and distributed processing concepts, principles, techniques, and machines.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN842
Basic Analytical Techniques in Electrical EngineeringCrosslisted with ECEN 442

Description: Applications of partial differential equations, matrices, vector analysis, complex variables, and infinite series to problems in electrical engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN844
Linear Control SystemsCrosslisted with ECEN 444

Description: Classical (transfer function) and modern (state variable) control techniques. Both time domain and frequency domain techniques are studied. Traditional proportional, lead, lag, and PID compensators are examined, as well as state variable feedback.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN848
Decision AnalysisCrosslisted with ECEN 448

Description: Principles of engineering economy including time value of money, net present value and internal rate of return. Use of influence diagram and ecision tree to structure and analyze decision situations under uncertainty including use of stochastic dominance, value of information, and utility theory. Fundamentals of two-person matrix games including Nash equilibrium.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN850
BioinformaticsCrosslisted with ECEN 450

Prerequisites: Computer programming language and ECEN 305/(UNO) ECEN 3050 or IMSE 321 or STAT 380/(UNO) STAT 3800 or equivalent.

Description: Examination of how information is organized in biological sequences such as DNA and proteins and computational techniques which make use of this structure. Various biochemical processes that involve these sequences are studied to understand how these processes affect the structure of these sequences. In the process bioinformatics algorithms, tools, and techniques which are used to explore genomic and amino acid sequences are also introduced.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN851
Introduction to VLSI System DesignCrosslisted with ECEN 451

Description: The concepts, principles, and methodology at all levels of digital VLSI system design and focused on gate-level VLSI implementation.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN852
Introduction to Computer-Aided Digital DesignCrosslisted with ECEN 452

Description: The concepts, simulation techniques and methodology in computer-aided digital design at system and logic levels.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN854
Power Systems Operation and ControlCrosslisted with ECEN 454

Description: Characteristics and generating units. Control of generation, economic dispatch, transmission losses, unit commitment, generation with limited supply, hydrothermal coordination, and interchange evaluation and power pool.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN860
Labview ProgrammingCrosslisted with ECEN 460

Prerequisites: Prior programming experience

Description: Labview as a programming language and for applications to acquire and analyze data, to access the network, control lab instruments, and for video and sound applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN861
Digital Communications MediaCrosslisted with ECEN 461

Prerequisites: ECEN 3610

Description: Topics related to the transport of bit streams from one geographical location to another over various physical media such as wire pairs, coaxial cable, optical fiber, and radio waves. Transmission characteristics, media interfacing, delay, distortion, noise, and error detection and correction techniques.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 479, ECEN 879; ECEN 885; ECEN 977

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC
Offered:FALL/SPR

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN862
Communication SystemsCrosslisted with ECEN 462

Description: Mathematical descriptions of signals in communication systems. Principles of analog modulation and demodulation. Performance analysis of analog communication systems in the presence of noise.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 911

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN863
Digital Signal ProcessingCrosslisted with ECEN 463

Description: Discrete system analysis using Z-transforms. Analysis and design of digital filters. Discrete Fourier transforms.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 915

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN864
Digital Communication SystemsCrosslisted with ECEN 464

Description: Principals of digital transmission of information in the presence of noise. Design and analysis of baseband PAM transmission systems and various carrier systems including ASK, FSK, PSK.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 911; ECEN 912; ECEN 959

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN865
Introduction to Data CompressionCrosslisted with ECEN 465

Description: Introduction to the concepts of Information Theory and Redundancy removal. Simulation of various data compression schemes such as Delta Modulation, Differential Pulse Code Modulation, Transform Coding and Runlength Coding.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN866
Telecommunications Engineering ICrosslisted with ECEN 466

Description: Standard telecommunications protocols, architecture of long distance integrated data networks, local area networks, wide area networks, radio and satellite networks. Network management, internetworking, system modeling and performance analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 496

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN867
Electromagnetic Theory and ApplicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 467

Description: Engineering application of Maxwell's equations. Fundamental Parameters of Antennas. Radiation, analysis, and synthesis of antenna arrays. Aperture Antennas.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 965

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN868
Microwave EngineeringCrosslisted with ECEN 468

Description: Applications of active and passive devices to microwave systems. Includes impedance matching, resonators, and microwave antennas.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 965

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN869
Analog Integrated CircuitsCrosslisted with ECEN 469

Description: Analysis and design of analog integrated circuits both bipolar and MOS. Basic circuit elements such as differential pairs, current sources, active loads, output drivers used in the design of more complex analog integrated circuits.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 913

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN870
Digital and Analog VLSI DesignCrosslisted with ECEN 470

Description: Introduction to VLSI design techniques for analog and digital circuits. Fabrication technology and device modelling. Design rules for integrated circuit layout. LSI design options with emphasis on the standard cell approach of digital and analog circuits. Lab experiments, computer simulation and layout exercises.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN871
Computer Communication NetworksCrosslisted with ECEN 471

Description: High-speed access control protocols, routing protocols, traffic management, and network topologies. Giga-bit Ethernet, ATM, and TCP/IP. Performance modeling and simulation techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN873
Mobile and Personal CommunicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 473

Description: Concepts on mobile and personal communications. Modulation techniques for mobile radio, equalization, diversity, channel coding, and speech coding.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN874
Digital SystemsCrosslisted with ECEN 474

Description: Synthesis using state machines; design of digital systems; micro programming in small controller design; hardware description language for design and timing analysis.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 477, ECEN 877

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN875
Satellite CommunicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 475

Description: The fundamental concepts of satellite communications. Orbits, launching satellites, modulation and multiplexing, multiple access, earth stations, coding, interference and special problems in satellite communications.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN876
Wireless CommunicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 476

Description: The fundamental concepts of wireless communications. Basic communications concepts such as multiple access and spectrum. Propagation, radio standards and internetworking. Current issues in wireless communications.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 926; ECEN 977

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN877
Digital Systems Organization and DesignCrosslisted with ECEN 477

Prerequisites: ECEN 474/(UNO) ECEN 4740 or ECEN 874/(UNO) ECEN 8746

Description: Hardware development languages, hardware organization and realization, microprogramming, interrupt, intersystem communication, and peripheral interfacing.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN879
Optical Fiber CommunicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 479

Prerequisites: ECEN 461/861 or (UNO) ECEN 4610/8616

Description: Fundamentals of lightwave communication in optical fiber waveguides, physical description of fiber optic systems. Properties of the optical fiber and fiber components. Electro-optic devices: light sources and modulators, detectors and amplifiers; optical transmitter and receiver systems. Fiber optic link design and specification; fiber optic networks.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 979

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN880
Introduction to Lasers and Laser ApplicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 480, PHYS 480, PHYS 880

Description: Physics of electronic transition production stimulated emission of radiation. Threshold conditions for laser oscillation. Types of lasers and their applications in engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN882
Antennas and Radio Propagation for Wireless CommunicationsCrosslisted with ECEN 482

Description: Fundamental theory of antennas and radio propagation for wireless communications. Basic antenna characteristics and various antennas and antenna arrays. Basic propagation mechanisms and various channel models, such as Friis free space model, Hata model, lognormal distribution, and multipath model. Includes practical antenna design for high radio frequency (RF) with modeling software tools such as Numerical Electromagnetic Code (NEC) and Advanced Design System (ADS). Design projects will be assigned as the main part of course.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN883
Random Processes in Engineering

Description: Topics related to the concept of random variables, functions of random variables and random processes.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 926

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN884
Network SecurityCrosslisted with ECEN 484

Description: Network security and cryptographic protocols. Classical encryption techniques, block ciphers and stream cyphers, public-key cryptography, authentications digital signatures, key management and distributions, network vulnerabilities, transport-level security, IP security.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN885
Spread Spectrum Communications

Prerequisites: ECEN 461/861 (UNO ECEN 4610/8616)

Description: Introduction to the theory of spread spectrum communications: direct sequence, frequency and time hopping techniques. Topics include properties of pseudo-random binary sequences, low-probability-of-intercept (LPI) and anti-jamming (AJ) methods, performance of spread spectrum systems, applications of spread spectrum techniques in radio frequency and optical code-division multiple access (CDMA) systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN886
Applied PhotonicsCrosslisted with ECEN 486

Description: Introduction to the use of electromagnetic radiation for performing optical measurements in engineering applications. Basic electromagnetic theory and light interaction with matter are covered with corresponding laboratory experiments conducted.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 986

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN888
Wireless SecurityCrosslisted with ECEN 488

Description: A comprehensive overview on the recent advances in wireless network and system security. Covers security issues and solutions in emerging wireless access networks and systems as well as multihop wireless networks.

Course details
Credit Hours:4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:4

ACE:

ECEN891
Special Topics in Computer and Electronics Engineering IVCrosslisted with ECEN 491

Description: Special topics in the emerging areas of electrical and computer engineering which may not be covered in other courses in the Electrical and Computer Engineering curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-4
Max credits per semester:4
Max credits per degree:4
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-4

ACE:

ECEN892
Individual Study in Computer and Electronics Engineering IVCrosslisted with ECEN 492

ECEN 492 (UNO - ECEN 4920) requires a ECE departmentally approved proposal.

Description: Individual study in selected electrical and computer engineering area under the supervision and guidance of an Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ECEN893
Independent Study in Computer and Electronics Engineering

Prerequisites: Departmentally approved proposal.

Description: Individual study at the graduate level in a selected electrical or computer engineering area under the supervision and guidance of an Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ECEN895
Special Topics

Description: Special topics in the newly emerging areas of computer and electronics engineering not covered in the other courses in the electrical and computer engineering curriculum.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ECEN898
Special Topics in Electrical Engineering IVCrosslisted with ECEN 498

Prerequisites: Permission.

ECEN 498/898 (UNO ECEN 4980/8986) is offered as the need arises for electrical engineering topics for fourth-year and graduate students not covered in other courses.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:18
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ECEN899
Masters Thesis

Prerequisites: Admission to masters degree program and permission of major adviser.

Description: Masters thesis work.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-10
Max credits per semester:10
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-10

ACE:

ECEN911
Communication Theory

Prerequisites: ECEN 862/(UNO) ECEN 8626, and ECEN 864/(UNO) ECEN 8646 or ECEN 810/(UNO) ECEN 8106

Description: Applications of probability and statistics to signals and noise; correlation; sampling; shot noise; spectral analysis; Gaussian processes; filtering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN912
Error Control Coding

Prerequisites: ECEN 810/(UNO) ECEN 8106 and ECEN 864/(UNO) ECEN 8646; or permission

Description: Fundamentals of error correction and detection in digital communication and storage systems. Linear and algebraic block codes; Hamming, BCH and Reed-Solomon codes; algebraic decoding techniques; structure and performance of convolutional codes, turbo codes, and trellis coded modulation; MAP, Viterbi, and sequential decoding techniques.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN913
Advanced Analog and Mixed-Signal Integrated Circuits

Prerequisites: ECEN 869/(UNO) ECEN 8696 and permission

Description: Advanced current mirrors and op-amps. Comparators and sample/hold (S/H) circuits. Band-gap reference circuits. Trans-linear circuits and analog multipliers. Voltage controlled oscillators. Operational trans-conductance amplifiers (OTA's). Switched capacitor circuits. Data converters. Non-linearity, mismatch, and short-channel effects. Continuous time domain integrated filters. Current conveyors. Phase locked loops. Analog CAD.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN915
Adaptive Signal Processing

Prerequisites: ECEN 810/(UNO) ECEN 8106 and ECEN 863/(UNO) 8636; and permission

Description: Adaptive filtering algorithms, frequency and transform domain adaptive filters, and simulation and critical evaluation of adaptive signal processing for real world applications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN926
Statistical Signal Processing for Wireless Communications

Prerequisites: ECEN 424/824/(UNO) ECEN 4240/8246; ECEN 476/876/(UNO) ECEN 4760/8760; and ECEN 883/(UNO) ECEN 8830

Description: Statistical signal processing and applications for wireless communications: the characteristics of random signals; optimum linear filters; statistical parameter estimation using maximum likelihood (ML) and minimum mean-square error (MMSE) methods; adaptive signal processing using least-mean-square (LMS) and recursive least-square (RLS) approaches; Kalman filtering; and eigenanalysis.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN932
Advanced Power Electronics and Applications

Prerequisites: ECEN 828/(UNO) ECEN 8286 and ECEN 836/(UNO) ECEN 8366

Description: Analysis and design of power electronic circuits and their applications, including: snubber circuits, resonant converters and soft switching techniques, pulse-width modulation techniques, control of power electronic circuits, power electronics and control for electric machines and wind energy systems, flexible AC-transmission system (FACTS) devices, and high-voltage DC (HVDC) transmission.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN935
Computational Intelligence

Prerequisites: MATH 208/(UNO) MATH 1970, MATH 221/(UNO) MATH 2350, MATH 314/(UNO) MATH 2050, and good skills using MATLAB

Description: Computational intelligence paradigms and their applications, including: artificial neural networks, fuzzy logic systems, swarm intelligence, evolutionary computation (e.g., genetic algorithms), machine learning (e.g., supervised learning, unsupervised learning, and reinforcement learning), neurocontrol and adaptive critic designs, and applications of computational intelligence for system identification, state estimation, time series prediction, signal processing, adaptive control, optimization, diagnostics, prognostics, etc.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN946
Optimal Filtering, Estimation and Prediction

Prerequisites: ECEN 810/(UNO) ECEN 8106; or permission

Description: Techniques for optimally extracting information about the past, present, or future status of a dynamic system from noise-corrupted measurements on that system.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN957
Advanced Computer Methods in Power System Analysis

Prerequisites: ECEN 806/(UNO) ECEN 8066

Description: Power system matrices, sparsity techniques, network equivalents, contingency analysis, power flow optimization, state estimation, and power system restructuring examined via computer methods.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN959
Wireless Communications

Prerequisites: ECEN 864/(UNO) ECEN 8646 and permission

Description: Principles of wireless communications, including: description of the wireless channel characteristics; ultimate performance limits of wireless systems; performance analysis of digital modulation techniques over wireless channels; diversity techniques; adaptive modulation; multiple-antenna communications; multi-carrier modulation; and multi-user wireless communications.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN960
Solid-State Devices

Prerequisites: ECEN 315/(UNO) ECEN 3150 or equivalent

Description: Gallium arsenide and silicon devices. Device properties based on structure and physical properties of the materials.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN965
Passive Microwave Components

Prerequisites: ECEN 867/(UNO) ECEN 8676 or ECEN 868/(UNO) ECEN 8686

Description: Application of Maxwell's Equations to the analysis of waveguides, resonant cavities, filters and other passive microwave devices.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN967
Introduction to Quantum Electronics

Description: Introduction to the quantum aspects of electron devices.

This course is a prerequisite for: ECEN 968; ECEN 975

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN968
Electron Theory of Solids I

Prerequisites: ECEN 967/(UNO) ECEN 9670 or permission

Description: Quantitative development of the fundamentals of the quantum-mechanical theory of electrons in solids.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN971
Seminar
Course details
Credit Hours:1-12
Max credits per semester:12
Max credits per degree:12
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-12

ACE:

ECEN975
Optical Properties of Materials

Prerequisites: ECEN 967/(UNO) ECEN 9670 or equivalent, or permission

Description: Quantum mechanical description of the optical properties of solids (complex refractive index and its dispersion, effects of electric and magnetic fields, temperature, stress; additional special topics as desired).

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN977
Space-time Wireless Communications

Prerequisites: ECEN 461/861/(UNO) ECEN 4630/8636; ECEN 476/876/(UNO) ECEN 4760/8766

Description: Theory of space-time (ST) wireless communication systems. Spatial diversity, smart antenna systems, MIMO capacity of multi-antenna fading channels, space-time signaling, space-time receivers, and interference mitigation. Overview of more advanced topics such as MIMO-OFDM. Current trends in research and in the industry.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN979
Non-Linear Fiber Optic Systems

Prerequisites: ECEN 479/879 (UNO ECEN 4790/8796) or permission

Description: Linear and non-linear propagations in optical fibers. Topics include fiber non-linearity, fundamentals of optical amplifiers, semiconductor and fiber amplifiers, soliton communications. Applications include high capacity and long distance transmissions, all-optical networks.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN986
Optoelectronics

Prerequisites: ECEN 886/(UNO) ECEN 8866

Description: Modern phenomena associated with optoelectronics. Electro-optical effect such as Pockel effect, Kerr effect, and nonlinear optical phenomena. Material and devices used in modern communications, femtosecond lasers, and optical computer systems.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN991
Independent Study

Description: Selected topic under the direction and guidance of a faculty member.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE:

ECEN992
Research Other Than Thesis

Description: Supervised non-thesis research and independent study.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-6
Max credits per semester:6
Max credits per degree:6
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-6

ACE:

ECEN996
Topics in Electrical Engineering

Description: Selected topics in electrical engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:24
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:3

ACE:

ECEN998
Advanced Special Topics

Description: Advanced topics in computer and electronics engineering.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-3
Max credits per semester:3
Max credits per degree:3
Course Format:LEC

Credit Hours:1-3

ACE:

ECEN999
Doctoral Dissertation

Description: Dissertation research.

Course details
Credit Hours:1-24
Max credits per semester:24
Max credits per degree:99
Course Format:IND

Credit Hours:1-24

ACE: