Communication: Examine communications protocols and technologies from both a theoretical and mathematical standpoint, as well as from an application and design standpoint. Focus on the high-level theory and technical aspects of the technologies for digital communications, wireless communications, and wireless sensor networks.
Sensing and Signal Processing: Participate in in-depth examinations of technologies for creating and using sensors and sensor arrays. Study and analyze the different types of signals they send and receive. Gain a greater understanding of digital image processing, Fourier optics, and sensing and processing for robotics.
Electrical Engineering Industry Quick Look
- More than 300,000 professionals in today’s workforce
- More than 20,000 positions to be added in next decade
- Average annual salary: $96,270
- Industries include:
- Research and development
1Bureau of Labor Statistics
Online MSEE—Signals and Systems Program Featured Courses
EE 5300 MATHEMATICAL AND COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR ENGINEERING 3 Credits
Overview of problem-solving tools and techniques in engineering, considered from both the analytical and computational point of view. Systems of linear equations, eigenvalue and eigenvector computations, boundary value and initial value problems, Fourier analysis, large-scale systems, optimization. Mathematical modeling and computer programming.
EE 4252 DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING & ITS APPLICATIONS 3 Credits
Digital signal processing techniques with emphasis on applications. Includes sampling, the Z-transform, digital filters and discrete Fourier transforms. Emphasizes techniques for design and analysis of digital filters. Special topics may include the FFT, windowing techniques, quantization effects, physical limitations, image processing basics, image enhancement, image restoration and image coding.
EE 5532 SENSING & PROCESSING FOR ROBOTICS 3 Credits
Sensing modes, signal and image processing for industrial robotic automation processes. Emphasis placed on widely used sensors, including cameras and 3-D sensors for process control and computer vision for autonomous navigation.
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