Program for a concentration in Integrated Circuit (IC) Design for Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering:
IC Design Faculty Coordinator: Dr. George L. Engel
All graduate students who are advised by Dr. Engel should complete their plan of study.
If you wish to read about Dr. Engel's research, click here .
ECE Core Courses:
Program core requirement specifies a minimum of one course from the following list:• ECE 532, ECE 539, ECE 552, ECE 563, ECE 572, ECE 574
IC Design Core courses:
ECE 483: Advanced Digital Systems Engineering
ECE 484: Digital VLSI Design
ECE 584: Analog CMOS Integrated Circuit Design
ECE 585: Mixed-signal VLSI Design
Take four or five of following (maximum of two out of department courses):
ECE 426: Radio Frequency Design
ECE 428: Analog Filter Design
ECE 436: Digital Signal Processing (DSP)
ECE 437: DSP Design Projects
ECE 477: Network Engineering
ECE 482: Microprocessor Systems
ECE 532: Applications of DSP
ECE 577: Advanced Network Engineering
ECE 581: High Performance Architectures I
ECE 582 High Performance Architectures II
ECE 591 Independent Study
ECE 595: Electrical Engineering Master's Project
Other courses of interest:
ECE 476 Electronic Circuits II
MATH 462: Engineering Mathematics II
MATH 465: Numerical Analysis
CS 404 : Scientific Computation
ECE 492: Mobile Robotics
Students choosing the Thesis option need to take 6 hours of ECE 599!
For the non-thesis option, it is highly recommended that students take ECE 595.