ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING - Dept. Code:  EEN

Current research interests of the faculty include

Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence             Image Processing and Computer Vision
Biometrics Underwater imaging and vision
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology Grid Computing
Networks and Information Security Communications
Network Congestion Control Multimedia Systems and Networks
Databases Diffractive Optics
Data Mining Photonics
Evidence and Data Fusion Learning from Data
Signal Processing and Filtering Decision Modeling
Acoustics, Speech, and Audio Processing Systems Engineering
DEGREE PROGRAMS
MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING

A. The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department offers the Degree of Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering with 24 course credits and 6 thesis credits or 30 course credits and no thesis.

THE FIVE-YEAR B.S.E.E. - M.S.E.C.E DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM

A. This is a structured and integrated program with a minimum of 158 approved credits including two required courses EEN 615 & 616 as well as 12 Elective courses defined as follows:
1. At least one Analysis elective courses;
2. At least two Computer Engineering elective courses;
3. At least six EEN Elective Courses;
4. An additional three EEN or Technical Elective courses;
Elective courses are to be selected in consultation with the advisor.

THE FIVE-YEAR B.S.CP.E. - M.S.E.C.E DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM

A. This Dual Degree Program requires ten additional courses and replaces three technical elective courses as well as one senior design course currently required under the B.S.Cp.E. Degree.
These fourteen courses are specified as follows:
1. Three required courses EEN 368, 615, 616
2. select two hardware courses from: EEN 532, 542, 614
3. select two software courses from: EEN 511, 512, 513, 537, 572
4. select four courses from the following:
-EEN 336, 436, 519, 534, 536, 538, 540, 548, 553, 568, 570, 571, (573-578), 634, 638, 653, 671, CSC 529, 544
a) select three additional technical electives in consultation with the academic advisor.

THE FIVE-YEAR B.S.I.T.S.E. - M.S.E.C.E DUAL DEGREE PROGRAM

A. This is a structured and integrated program with a minimum of 159 approved credits. These include:
1. Thirty credits of required courses as follows:
EEN 307, 315, 316, 336, 404, 454/455, 521, 562, 563, 568, 615, 616;
2. Fifteen credits selected from the following elective courses:
a) Six credits of EEN elective courses selected from the following list: EEN 511, 512, 513, 514, 532, 536, 538, 540, 542, 553, 562, 563, 564, 565, 614, 638, 671
b) Nine credits of Technical Electives selected in consultation with the academic advisor

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY

A. The program leading to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy complies in full with the requirements of the Graduate School concerning admission, residence requirements, qualifying examinations and the dissertation.
B. Course requirements for the Ph.D. are described under the College of Engineering section.
C. There is no foreign language requirement.
D. The Ph.D. program in the Department will concentrate on a variety of emphasis areas for study and research.

500-level courses are open to advanced undergraduates and to graduate students; 600 level courses are open only to graduate students.