Electrical Engineering

Prospective students should use this checklist to obtain specific admissions requirements on how to apply to Graduate School.

Degree Offered: MSEE
Director: Karthikeyan Lingasubramanian
Phone: (205) 934-8440
E-mail: klinga@uab.edu
Website: http://www.uab.edu/engineering/ece/graduate

Admission Requirements

Requirements for admission to the electrical engineering master's degree program include the following:

  1. A bachelor's degree in an accredited electrical, computer engineering, electrical and computer engineering or a bachelor's degree acceptable to the graduate faculty in Electrical and Computer Engineering.
  2. A 3.0 on a 4.0 scale or better GPA in all junior and senior electrical and computer engineering and mathematics courses attempted;
  3. Three letters of evaluation concerning the applicant's previous academic and professional work; and
  4. An acceptable score on the GRE General Test and the TOEFL, if applicable.
  5. Students not having a bachelor's degree in electrical, computer engineering, or electrical or computer engineering, may be required to complete prerequidite courses based on their prior coursework and their plan of study.

Financial Support

Limited financial assistance may be available for well-qualified students admitted into the MSEE program. In order to be considered for financial aid for the coming academic year, the completed application materials must usually be received at UAB by April 1.

There are a number of minority fellowships available through the Graduate School. Contact the UAB Graduate School directly for further information.

Additional Information

Deadline for Entry Term(s): Deadline for Entry Term(s):
Deadline for All Application Materials to be in the Graduate School Office: Six weeks before term begins
Number of Evaluation Forms Required: Three
Entrance Tests GRE (TOEFL and TWE also required for international applicants whose native language is not English.)
Comments GRE and evaluation forms requirements waived for persons holding registration as professional engineers

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

The Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (MSEE) prepares students for a professional career in industry or entry into a doctoral program or professional school. Th MSEE program builds upon the broad foundation provided by a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering by supplying depth in specific area of electrical and computer engineering through advanced coursework and a thesis or project experience.

Program Requirements

Assuming that a student possesses appropriate academic preparation for this degree, 33 semester hours of coursework will be required beyond the bachelor's degree. This work must be distributed as follows:

Plan I (Thesis Option)

  1. Twelve semester hours of graduate-level courses appropriate to the student's area of technical specialization
  2. Six semester hours of graduate-level courses in an area related to the student's area of technical specialization; and
  3. Six semester hours of courses having a mathematical emphasis;
  4. Successful completion and oral defense of a thesis developed through registration for at least nine semester hours of EE 699.

Plan II (Nonthesis Option)

  1. Twelve semester hours of graduate-level courses appropriate to the student's area of technical specialization;
  2. Twelve semester hours of graduate-level courses in an area related to the student's area of professional emphasis (these courses may address technical subjects or subject matter appropriate to an emphasis in engineering management or entrepreneurship);
  3. Six semester hours of courses having a mathematical emphasis;
  4. Successful completion of a project developed through registration for at least 3 semester hours of EE 697.

Courses

EE 511. Facilities Engineering. 3 Hours.

General engineering project planning, applying codes and standards, preliminary design, economic forecasting, environmental planning/reports, site selection, population displacement, cash flow, specifications and plans.

EE 512. Practical Computer Vision. 3 Hours.

Fundamentals and applications of computer vision: image preprocessing, detection, segmentation, registration, classification and recognition, texture and color, visual tracking.

EE 518. Wireless Communications. 3 Hours.

Wireless communication system topics such as propagation, modulation techniques, multiple access techniques, channel coding, speech and video, coding, and wireless computer networks. EE 318 (Methods of System Analysis) is a prerequisite for this course.

EE 523. Digital Signal Processing. 3 Hours.

Digital filter analysis and design. FET algorithms. Applications of DSPs inengineering problems such as data acquisition, control, and I/O. Lecture and computer laboratory. EE 318 (Methods of Sytem Analysis) is a prerequisite for this course.

EE 526. Control Systems. 3 Hours.

Theory of linear, continuous-feedback control systems using complex frequency techniques. Block diagram manipulation, performance measures, stability, root locus, construction and locating roots (positive and negative feedback), gain adjustment, and altering dynamic properties. Discrete transforms using z-transform and z-plane root locus.

EE 527. Controls and Automation. 3 Hours.

Power control devices and applications. Relay logic and translation to other forms. Analog and digital computers. Proportional-integral-derivative(PID) control techniques. Modern laboratory instrumentation and man-machine interface software. Lecture and laboratory. EE 233 Engineering Programming Method), EE 318 (Methods of System Analysis), and EE 351 (Electronics) are prerequisites for this course.

EE 531. Analog Integrated Electronics. 4 Hours.

Advanced analysis and design using op-amps, with emphasis on error analysis and compensation. Applications include signal conditioning for instrumentation, instrumentation amplifiers, nonlinear and computational circuits, Butterworth and Chebyshev filter design, power amplifier design, voltage regulator design, and oscillators. A-to-D and D-to-A conversion methods. Laboratory exercises emphasizing design techniques. EE 351 (Electronics) is a prerequisite for this course. EE 318 (Methods of System Analysis) is a prerequisite or may be taken concurrently with the course.

EE 532. Introduction to Computer Networking. 3 Hours.

Introduction to computer networking and engineering standards related networking. Network hardware, Ethernet, token ring, ISDN, ATM, networking protocols including TCP/IP protocol suite, Internetworking, LANS, and typical applications.
Prerequisites: EE 134 [Min Grade: C] and EE 210 [Min Grade: C]

EE 533. Engineering Software Solutions. 3 Hours.

Project planning, specification, design, implementation and testing of software solutions for engineers. Waterfall model of development and agile development methods will be covered. Lecture and computer laboratory. Four projects. EE 333 (Engineering Programming using Objects) is a prerequisite for this course.

EE 534. Power and Radio-Frequency Semiconductor Electronics. 3 Hours.

Fundamentals of integrated circuit design for radio-frequency and power converter circuits. Course contents will include basics of RF circuit theory, matching networks, high frequency MOS model, low-noise-amplifier, voltage controlled oscillator, fundamentals of power electronics, power semiconductor switches, steady-state equivalent circuit modeling, DC transformer model, basic AC equivalent circuit modeling, linearization and perturbation, etc. Will require accomplishing a computer aided design, simulation and chip layout of an integrated circuit design project.

EE 537. Introduction to Embedded Systems. 3 Hours.

Applications of microprocessors in engineering problems such as data acquisitions control, and real-time input/output.

EE 538. Computer Architecture. 3 Hours.

Advanced microprocessor topics including cache design, pipelining, superscalar architecture, design of control units, microcoding, and parallel processors. Comparison of advanced, contemporary microprocessors from Intel and IBM. EE 337 (Introduction to Microprocessors) is a recommended prerequisite for this course.

EE 543. Medical Imaging Processing. 3 Hours.

A lab-based introduction to processing analysis and display techniques for medical imaging.

EE 544. Real-Time Process & Protocols. 3 Hours.

Hands-on laboratory course covering topics in real-time computer systems such as algorithms, state-machine implementations, communication protocols, instrumentation, and hardware interfaces.

EE 547. Internet/Intranet Application Development. 3 Hours.

Focus on the development of applications and models using Internet/Intranet Technologies such as JavaScript, Conferencing systems, Dynamic HTML, server side scripting, multi-tier models and XML. Lecture and computer laboratory.
Prerequisites: EE 233 [Min Grade: C]

EE 548. Software Engineering Projects. 3 Hours.

Builds on the Object-Oriented concepts covered in EE 333. Coverage for Unified Modeling Language is expanded and design patterns are incorporated. Provides a project environment for implementation of systems using Object Oriented techniques.
Prerequisites: EE 333 [Min Grade: C]

EE 552. Digital Systems Design. 3 Hours.

Computer Design Automation using VHDL. Architectural, behavioral and logical descriptions of digital systems. Logic verification and simulation. Projects involve designing complex integrated circuits using modern DA tools. Lecture and laboratory.
Prerequisites: EE 337 [Min Grade: C]

EE 558. Medical Instrumentation. 3 Hours.

Fundamental operating principles, applications and design of electronic instrumentation used in measurement of physiological parameters. Class design project.
Prerequisites: EE 351 [Min Grade: C]

EE 561. Machinery II. 3 Hours.

Physical principles of DC machines. Mathematical analysis of generator designs using equivalent circuits and magnetization curves. Calculation of motor speed, torque, power, efficiency, and starting requirements. Solid-state speed control systems. EE 361 (Machinery I) is a prerequisite for this course.

EE 571. Power Systems I. 3 Hours.

Components of power systems. Performance of modern interconnected power system under normal and abnormal conditions. Calculation of inductive and capacitive reactances of three-phase transmission lines in steady stated. EE 351 (Electronics) is a prerequisite for this course.

EE 572. Power Systems II. 3 Hours.

Modeling of generators, transformers, and transmission lines for system studies. Introduction to symmetrical components. Calculation of short- circuit currents due to balanced and unbalanced faults. Determination of interrupting ratings of circuit breakers. Transient stability of power systems. Derivation of swing equation and solution by numerical method. Equal area criterion. Power system design project required.

EE 573. Protective Relaying of Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Operating principles of protective relays. Protection of transmission lines, generators, motors, transformers, and buses.

EE 574. Industrial Power Systems. 3 Hours.

One-line diagrams/load analysis. Medium and low voltage feeder design, voltage regulation, and short-circuit analysis. Selection of protective devices. Grounding and lightning protection. Term project.

EE 585. Engineering Operations. 3 Hours.

Economic, procedural, planning, and control aspects of engineering projects.

EE 590. Special Topics in (Area). 1-6 Hour.

EE 591. Special Problems in (Area). 1-6 Hour.

Topic assigned with course.

EE 601. Electrical and Computer Engineering Seminar. 1-3 Hour.

Consists of research presentations and colloquia delivered by faculty, research assistants, and invited guests in various state-of-the-art and popular topics related to Electrical and Computer Engineering. Required of all full-time Electrical and Computer Engineering graduate students.

EE 605. Embedded Systems for Industrial Scholars. 3 Hours.

Embedded systems are commonplace in the integration age. From consumer applications to medical applications, embedded systems are within practically every system. Engineers developing all kinds of systems should be at least familiar with the possibilities available with embedded systems. This introductory course will cover basics of developing systems with embedded computing components. Various popular systems and languages will be exposed. Topics covered will include: Significance of embedded systems, embedded systems design, rapid system prototyping of embedded systems, use of FPGAs and other modern design strategies.

EE 610. Technical Communication for Engineers. 3 Hours.

A workshop-oriented course providing students with the opportunity to produce technical memoranda, a proposal, and a conference and/or refereed- journal paper and to make oral presentations related to these work products utilizing appropriate software presentation aids. Successful performance on a written pre-test required.

EE 616. Design of CMOS Analog Integrated Circuits. 3 Hours.

This course will cover basic building blocks of CMOS analog VLSI design, MOSFET theory, short channel device and nonlinear effects, current mirrors, current-reference generator, operational trans conductance amplifier, switched capacitor architecture, analog-to-digital converter and digital-to-analog converter. Students will be required to develop a computer aided design, simulation and chip layout of an analog integrated circuit design project.
Prerequisites: EE 605 [Min Grade: C] and EE 606 [Min Grade: C] and EE 607 [Min Grade: C] and EE 608 [Min Grade: C] and EE 609 [Min Grade: C] and EE 611 [Min Grade: C] and EE 612 [Min Grade: C] and EE 613 [Min Grade: C]

EE 621. Random Variables and Processes. 3 Hours.

Theory underlying analysis and design of communication, stochastic control, data gathering, and data analysis systems.
Prerequisites: EE 421 [Min Grade: C]

EE 622. Advanced Communication Theory. 3 Hours.

Analysis of performance of analog modulation techniques in presence of noise.
Prerequisites: EE 421 [Min Grade: C]

EE 623. Computer Vision. 3 Hours.

Advanced topics in computer vision: image segmentation, registration, and visual tracking. (EE 412:512 - Practical Computer Vision or EE 300 - Engineering Problem Solving + EGR 265 - Mathematical Tools for Engineering Problem Solving or other equivalent courses).

EE 624. Digital Communications. 3 Hours.

Design of digital communications systems.

EE 625. Information Theory and Coding. 3 Hours.

Channel models and block codes, block code ensemble performance analysis, convolutional codes and ensemble performance, sequential decoding of convolutional codes.

EE 626. Digital Image Processing. 3 Hours.

Digital image processing fundamentals, image transformations, image enhancement, image restoration, image compression, image segmentation, and image presentation.
Prerequisites: EE 318 [Min Grade: C]

EE 627. Wireless Communications. 3 Hours.

Wireless communication system topics such as propagation, modulation techniques, multiple access techniques, channel coding, speech and video coding, and wireless computer networks.

EE 628. Telecommunications I. 3 Hours.

Advanced topics.

EE 629. Telecommunications II. 3 Hours.

Advanced Topics.

EE 632. Introduction to Computer Networking. 3 Hours.

Computer networking fundamentals. Layered network model and correspondence to real systems. Discussion of Ethernet, Token Ring, TCP/IP, LAN, and other protocols. Exploration of the Internet and similar systems. Network application models. Simulation of networks.
Prerequisites: EE 333 [Min Grade: C] and EE 210 [Min Grade: C]

EE 633. Experiments in Computer Networking. 3 Hours.

Detailed exploration of particular issues in network protocols and network application models. Development of series of programs to explore the details of network protocols and network application models.

EE 634. Introduction to Neural Networks. 3 Hours.

Neural network topologies and learning algorithms with an emphasis on back propagation. Applications and limitations of networks. Designing networks for specific uses. Individual software project. A grade of C or better in EE 210 (Digital Logic) is required for this course.

EE 635. Telecommunication Systems. 3 Hours.

System organization and structure; data transmission.

EE 636. Advanced Digital Design. 3 Hours.

Large-scale class project. Sample topics include math coprocessors, text coprocessors, CRT controllers, and data encryption devices.

EE 637. Design of Modern Computer with Digital Integrated Circuits. 3 Hours.

This course will cover the basic design flow of digital computing chips. Students will be exposed to all levels of the chip design flow. The course will involve design projects that utilize the industry-grade software suite from Cadence. The course will use Silicon based Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) technology, which is current, for computer chip design. It will also briefly introduce two of the popular emerging technologies, Carbon based transistors and interconnects and 3-DimensionalICs. Requires a basic understanding of transistors and digital logic.

EE 639. Embedded Systems. 3 Hours.

Topics covering both hardware and software issues. Individual or group term project. Course is for MSEE and PhD in Computer Engineering.

EE 640. Object-Oriented Design. 3 Hours.

Study and practice of the object-oriented methodology for developing software designs. Implementation consequences. Application of object- oriented methodologies to specific problems using an object-oriented language. A grade of C or better in EE 333 (Engineering Programming using Objects) or other software design experience using C is required for this course.

EE 641. Modern Control Theory. 3 Hours.

State variable models for discrete-time systems. Sampled-data systems. State feedback and pole placement. State estimation. Control Systems (EE 426 ) is a suggested prerequisite for this course.

EE 642. Intelligent Systems. 3 Hours.

Organization and characteristics of intelligent systems. Optimization. Evolutionary algorithms. Neural network and fuzzy logic algorithms. Intelligent control.

EE 650. Software Engineering. 3 Hours.

Introduces classical software lifecycles and software development paradigms. Provides state-of-the-art practical experience in proposal development and software design. Develops integrated skills drawing experience from computer engineering, computer science, communication, systems engineering, and problem solving.

EE 651. Software Engineering Large Systems - I. 3 Hours.

Introduces advanced integrated software systems development paradigms. Notions of process and integrated system views are extensively covered. Modeling-in-the-large and modeling-in-the-small are discussed and related to levels in Object Oriented Design and Programming.

EE 652. Software Engineering Large Systems - II. 3 Hours.

Builds on the advanced integrated software systems development paradigms covered in EE 651/751. Components are introduced as elements of large system implementations. In the context of a design taxonomy, advanced Object Oriented design and development techniques are reviewed.

EE 653. Electronic Power Switching Circuits. 3 Hours.

Power semiconductor devices. Switching circuit analysis, AC voltage controllers, controlled rectifiers, DC-to-DC converters, inverters, and cyclo-converters.
Prerequisites: EE 351 [Min Grade: C]

EE 654. Mobile Computing. 3 Hours.

Fundamental and advanced concepts in mobile computing. Develop user interface, application logic, and backend services, using advanced integrated development environments. Individual and team projects. Programming required.

EE 655. Cloud Computing. 3 Hours.

This course covers fundamental and advanced concepts in cloud computing, including evaluation of current market offerings. Students will also design and implement systems integrating multiple cloud computing services.

EE 656. Introduction to Big Data Analytics. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the field of big data analytics, including technologies, and challenges, architecture and hypothesis testing.

EE 661. Advanced Synchronous Machines. 3 Hours.

Effects of synchronous machine design on generated voltage and harmonics. Time domain modeling and simulation of machine dynamics for transient stability analysis.

EE 662. Advanced Induction Machines. 3 Hours.

Time domain modeling of induction machines. Simulation of induction machine dynamics including motor starting transients.

EE 663. Control of Synchronous Machines. 3 Hours.

EE 671. Computer Applications in Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Analysis of power systems operation.

EE 6716. CMOS Analog Integrated Circuits. 3 Hours.

This course will cover basic building blocks of CMOS analog VLSI design, MOSFET theory, short channel device and nonlinear effects, current mirrors, current-reference generator, operational trans conductance amplifier, switched capacitor architecture, analog-to-digital converter and digital-to-analog converter. Students will be required to develop a computer aided design, simulation and chip layout of an analog integrated circuit design project.

EE 672. Power System Overvoltages. 3 Hours.

Events causing overvoltages, and protection of system.

EE 673. Reliability of Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Component reliability using standard industrial techniques.

EE 674. Economic Operation and Control of Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Economic control of thermal generating stations and hydrothermal stations. Computer control of power systems.

EE 682. Electromagnetic Field Theory I. 3 Hours.

Application of Maxwell's equations to problems of electrical engineering; boundary-value problems, wave propagation, waveguides, radiation, and scattering; and surface waves.

EE 683. Complex Frequency Techniques in Process Control. 3 Hours.

S-plane techniques; characterization of processes; design of controllers.

EE 688. Enterprise Perspectives in Information Engineering. 3 Hours.

Technology entrepreneurship, business processes, measurement of information systems effectiveness and productivity, building a responsive information infrastructure. Business system analysis, design, and process redesign. Reengineering and information systems evolution. Electronic commerce technical design. Legal considerations and governmental regulations and requirements. Ethics. Information system engineering.

EE 690. Special Topics in (Area). 1-6 Hour.

Special Topics in (Area).

EE 691. Special Problems in (Area). 1-6 Hour.

Special Problems in (Area).

EE 697. Graduate Project. 3 Hours.

Graduate project for Plan II Masters students.

EE 698. Non-Thesis Research. 1-12 Hour.

Non-Thesis Research.

EE 699. Thesis Research. 1-12 Hour.

Master's Degree Thesis.
Prerequisites: GAC M

EE 701. Electr & Comptr EGR Sem. 1-3 Hour.

Consists of research presentations and colloquia delivered by faculty, research assistants, and invited guests in various state-of-the-art and popular topics related to Electrical and Computer Engineering. Maximum of 3.0 credit hours applicable toward M.S.E.E. degree.

EE 716. Design of CMOS Analog Integrated Circuits. 3 Hours.

This course will cover basic building blocks of CMOS analog VLSI design, MOSFET theory, short channel device and nonlinear effects, current mirrors, current-reference generator, operational trans conductance amplifier, switched capacitor architecture, analog-to-digital converter and digital-to-analog converter. Students will be required to develop a computer aided design, simulation and chip layout of an analog integrated circuit design project.

EE 723. Computer Vision. 3 Hours.

Advanced topics in computer vision: Image segmentation, registration, and visual tracking. Linear algebra, PDE or basic computer vision (EE 412:512 - Practical Computer Vision or EE 300 - Engineering Problem Solving + EGR 265 - Mathematical Tools for Engineering Problem Solving or other equivalent courses).

EE 724. Digital Communications. 3 Hours.

Design of digital communications systems.

EE 725. Information Theory and Coding. 3 Hours.

Channel models and block codes; block code ensemble performance analysis; convolutional codes and ensemble performance; sequential decoding of convolutional codes.

EE 726. Digital Image Processing. 3 Hours.

Digital image processing fundamentals, image transformations, image enhancement, image restoration, image compression, image segmentation, and image presentation.
Prerequisites: EE 318 [Min Grade: C]

EE 727. Wireless Communications. 3 Hours.

Wireless communication system topics such as propagation, modulation techniques, multiple access techniques, channel coding, speech and video coding, and wireless computer networks.

EE 728. Telecommunications I. 3 Hours.

Advanced topics.

EE 729. Telecommunications II. 3 Hours.

Advanced Topics.

EE 732. Introduction to Computer Networking. 3 Hours.

Computer network fundamentals. Layered network OSI model and correspondence to real systems. Discussion of Ethernet, Token Ring, TCP/IP, LAN, and other protocols. Exploration of the Internet and similar systems. Network application models. Simulation of networks. Digital Logic(EE 210) and Introduction to Microprocessors (EE 337) are recommended prerequisites for this course.

EE 733. Experiments in Computer Networking. 3 Hours.

Detailed exploration of particular issues in network protocols and network application models. Development of series of programs to explore the details of network protocols and network application models.

EE 734. Introduction to Neural Networks. 3 Hours.

Neural network topologies and learning algorithms with an emphasis on back propagation. Applications and limitations of networks. Designing networks for specific uses. Individual software project. EE 426 (Control Systems) and a grade of C or better in EE 210 (Digital Logic) are prerequisites for this course.

EE 737. Design of Modern Computers with Digital Integrated Circuits. 3 Hours.

This course will be focused on teaching the basic design flow of digital computing chips. The students will be exposed to all levels of the chip design flow. The course will involve design projects that utilize an industry-grade software suite from Cadence. The course will use Silicon based Metal Oxide Semiconductor Field Effect Transistor (MOSFET) technology, which is current, for computer chip design. It will also briefly introduce two of the popular emerging technologies, Carbon based transistors and interconnects (3-DimensionalICs). Requires basic understanding of transistors and digital logic.

EE 740. Object-Oriented Design. 3 Hours.

Study and practice of the object-oriented methodology for developing software designs. Implementation consequences. Application of object-oriented methodologies to specific problems using an object-oriented language. Requires a knowledge of software design experience using C.

EE 742. Intelligent Systems. 3 Hours.

Organization and characteristics of intelligent systems. Optimization. Evolutionary algorithms. Neural network and fuzzy logic algorithms. Intelligent control.

EE 746. Batch Control. 3 Hours.

Theory, analysis, and synthesis of batch processing control systems.

EE 747. Distributed Control Systems. 3 Hours.

Application of distributed control to process, integration, and operator interfaces.

EE 748. Process Analyzers. 3 Hours.

Automated analytical techniques for identifying chemical process streams.

EE 750. Software Engineering. 3 Hours.

Introduces classical software lifecycles and software development paradigm. Provides state-of-the-art practical experience in proposal development and software systems design. Develops integrated skills drawing experience from computer engineering, computer science, communication, system engineering, and problem solving.

EE 751. Software Engineering Large Systems - I. 3 Hours.

Introduces advanced integrated software systems development paradigms. Notions of process and integrated system views are extensively covered. Modeling-in-the-large and modeling-in-the-small are discussed and related to levels in Object Oriented Design and Programming.

EE 752. Software Engineering Large Systems - II. 3 Hours.

Builds on the advanced integrated software systems development paradigms covered in EE 651/751. Components are introduced as elements of large system implementations. In the context of a design taxonomy, advanced Object Oriented design and development techniques are reviewed.

EE 754. Mobile Computing. 3 Hours.

Fundamental and advanced concepts in mobile computing. Develop user interface, application logic, and backend services, using advanced integrated development environments. Individual and team projects. Programming required.

EE 755. Cloud Computing. 3 Hours.

This course covers fundamental and advanced concepts in cloud computing, including evaluation of current market offerings. Students will also design and implement systems integrating multiple cloud computing services.

EE 756. Introduction to Big Data Analytics. 3 Hours.

Introduction to the field of big data analytics, including technologies, and challenges, architecture and hypothesis testing.

EE 761. Advanced Synchronous Machines. 3 Hours.

Effects of synchronous machine design on generated voltage and harmonics. Time domain modeling and simulation of machine dynamics for transient stability analysis.

EE 762. Advanced Induction Machines. 3 Hours.

Time domain modeling of induction machines. Simulation of induction machine dynamics including motor starting transients.

EE 763. Control of Synchronous Machines. 3 Hours.

Component reliability using standard industrial techniques.

EE 771. Computer Applications in Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Analysis of power systems operation.

EE 772. Power System Overvoltages. 3 Hours.

Events causing overvoltages, and protection of system.

EE 773. Reliability of Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Component reliability using standard industrial techniques.

EE 774. Economic Operation and Control of Power Systems. 3 Hours.

Economic control and operation of thermal generating stations and hydrothermal stations. Computer control of power systems.

EE 782. Multivariable Systems. 3 Hours.

Analysis and design of multiple-output, multiple-input control systems.

EE 788. Enterprise Perspectives in Information Engineering. 3 Hours.

Technology entrepreneurship, business processes, measurement of information systems effectiveness and productivity, building a responsive information infrastructure. Business system analysis, design, and process redesign. Reengineering and information systems evolution. Electronic commerce technical design. Legal considerations and governmental regulations and requirements. Ethics. Information system engineering.

EE 790. Special Topics in (Area). 1-6 Hour.

Special Topics In (Area).

EE 791. Individual Study in (Area). 1-6 Hour.

Individual Study In (Area).

EE 798. Non-Dissertation Research. 1-12 Hour.

Non-Dissertation Research.

EE 799. Dissertation Research. 1-12 Hour.

Doctoral Dissertation Research.
Prerequisites: GAC Z

Faculty

Callahan, Dale, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering; Director, Information Engineering and Management, 2000, B.E.E. (Auburn), M.B.A. (Auburn-Montgomery), M.S.E.E. (UAB), Ph.D. (Alabama), P.E. (Alabama), Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Social Media
Conner, David A., Professor Emeritus and Chair Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1978, B.E.E., (Auburn), Ph.D. (Georgia Institute of Technology), P.E. (Alabama, Tennessee, Kentucky), Electrical Circuit Analysis and Design, Reverse Engineering of Electrical Systems, Mathematical Modeling of Electrical Systems
Franklin, Gregory A., Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007, B.S., M.S., Ph.D. (UAB), P.E. (Alabama), Electric utility power systems, Power system protection, Power line communications
Green, David G., Instructional Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1981, B.S.E., M.S.E (UAH), Collaborative Systems, Internet Applications, and Engineering Education
Haider, Mohammad, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011, Ph.D. (Tennessee-Knoxville), Low-power Sensor Electronics, Wireless Telemetry, and Wireless Power Transfer
Jannett, Thomas C., Professor Emeritus of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1984, B.S.E., M.S.E. (UAB), Ph.D. (Auburn), Sensor Networks, Biomedical Instrumentation and Control Systems
Lingasubramanian, Karthikeyan, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011, Ph.D. (South Florida), Hardware Security, Reliability and Low Power Design for Digital VLSI Circuits and Systems
Marstrander, Jon, Instructor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2005, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E. (UAB), P.E. (Alabama), Signal and Image Processing, Embedded Systems, and Field Programmable Gate Arrays
Moore, Hassan, Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2007, B.S. (Dillard), M.S. (Xavier), Ph.D. (Howard), Engineering Mathematics; Engineering Education; Non-Coaxial LIDAR Systems
Nakhmani, Arie, Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2011, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D (Technion - Israel Institute of Technology), Computer Vision, Visual Tracking, Biomedical Image Analysis, Systems and Control
Nelson, Dalton S., Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1994, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E., (UAB), Ph.D. (UAH), P.E. (Alabama), Intelligent Control Systems, Medical Instrumentation, Software Systems and Algorithm Development
Tanik, Murat M., Professor and Chair of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1998, B.S. (Middle East Technical), M.C.S., Ph.D. (Texas A&M), Software Systems Engineering, Quantum Information Theory, Embedded Systems
Vaughn, Gregg L., Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 1979, B.S.E.E., M.S.E.E, Ph.D. (Alabama), P.E. (Alabama), Digital Communication, Image Processing, Radiation Effects