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.