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Title: ECSE Department


1
ECSE Department
  • Orientation Program for New Graduate Students

2
Agenda
  • WELCOME
  • Prof. Ken Connor, ECSE Chairman
  • STUDENT SERVICES, ADMISSIONS FINANCIAL AID
  • Ms. Ann Bruno
  • GENERAL INFORMATION
  • Prof. Yannick Le Coz
  • MASTERS PROGRAM ECSE RESEARCH AREAS
  • Prof. Yannick Le Coz
  • DOCTORAL PROGRAM
  • Prof. Alan Desrochers

3
Welcome
  • Prof. Ken Connor ECSE Chair
  • A few words

4
ECSE Website
  • www.ecse.rpi.edu

5
Degree Programs
  • BS, MEng, MS, PhD, and DEng
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer and Systems Engineering
  • Electric Power Engineering
  • (Note, Computer Science is a separate program in
    the School of Science)

6
ECSE Department
  • About 40 Faculty Members
  • Approximate Yearly Degrees Awarded
  • 200 Bachelors
  • 35 Masters
  • 15 Doctors
  • About 300 Graduate Students
  • full, part time, and RSVP (distance)
  • About 7.5M Sponsored Research

7
Student Services/Admissions/Financial Aid
  • Ms. Ann Bruno
  • Manager
  • Student Services and Graduate Enrollment

8
General Information
  • Hold on to your Information Packets!
  • School Catalog, see Registar
  • RPI Web Site, best source of course offerings!
  • Also, there is a Course Class-Hour Schedule, see
    Registar
  • Please register in the Fall for courses you want
    to take in the Spring!

9
Information Packet
  • Form for designating your research advisor!
  • Who to see about what!

10
Schedule
  • ECSE Grad-School Orientation Luncheon, 1230 pm,
    6th-floor JEC Flip-Flop lounge, TODAY!
  • Should register before Wed., Aug 21 (w/Registar,
    electronically)!
  • TAs drop off schedule in JEC-6049, 9am12noon,
    Wed., Aug. 21!

11
Schedule
  • SUNDAY New TA Meeting, Sunday, Aug 25, 5pm,
    DCC-330, MANDATORY!
  • MONDAY (8/26)Classes start!
  • WED (8/28)4pm, JEC-3117, Doctoral Program
    Meeting (w/ Prof. Desrochers)

12
Course Numbers
  • CATALOG ECSE-6400 System Analysis Tech
  • 4000-level seniors and grad students6000-level
    graduate courses9000-level thesis
  • CLASS HOUR SCHEDULE EXAMPLE ECSE-6400-01

13
Course Adds Drops
  • ADDS Any time during the first 2 weeks, but
    revise your Plan of Study!
  • DROPS 5-week rule (see Registrar about exact
    date, usually first days in Oct)

14
Graduate School Guidelines/Registration Credits
  • Min 12 Credits, Maximum 15 Credits
  • Full time, including RAs!
  • Only Exception TAs, Min 9 credits!
  • Contact Dennis Gornic, Asst Dean of the Grad.
    School for new grad school guidelines policy, if
    necessary.

15
Common Abbreviations
  • ECSE
  • EE (ELEC), CSE (CSYS) EPE (EPOW), DQE, PoS
  • Buildings
  • JEC, DCC, VCC, CII LOW, OS14 Academy, ...
  • Miscellaneous
  • TA, RCS, CRN, CS (CSCI)

16
Interdisciplinary Centers
  • CATCenter for Automated Technology
  • CIECenter for Integrated Electronics
  • CIPRCenter for Image Processing Research

17
Interdisciplinary Centers
  • CPESCenter for Power Electronic Systems
  • CENSSISCenter for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging
    Systems
  • CNGVCenter for Next Generation Video

18
Masters Programs
  • Prof. Yannick Le Coz Director, Masters Program

19
Contacts
  • Prof. Yannick Le Coz
  • Masters Program Director
  • JEC-6225, x-2937, lecozy_at_rpi.edu (Office Hours
    posted)
  • Please work with Pris or Rose as your starting
    point!

20
Contacts
  • Ms. Priscilla Magilligan
  • ECSE Masters Program Assistant
  • JEC-6049, x-6225, pris_at_ecse.rpi.edu
  • She is your ECSE starting point!
  • Ms. Rose Carignan
  • EPOW Masters Program Assistant
  • JEC-5012, x-6329, carigr_at_ecse.rpi.edu
  • She is your EPOW starting point!

21
Masters Degrees
  • Master of Science
  • MS in Electrical Engineering
  • MS in Computer and Systems Engineering
  • MS in Electric Power Engineering
  • Master of Engineering
  • MEng in Electrical Engineering
  • MEng in Computer and Systems Engineering
  • MEng in Electric Power Engineering

22
General Requirements
  • 30 Credit Hours
  • Excess credits can be transferred to PhD or
    other Institution, but put only 30 on your PoS!
  • At least 21 from ECSE
  • At least 18 at 6000/9000-Level (MS EPOW 15)
  • Approved Plan of Study (PoS) and PoS Worksheet
    (PoS Worksheet)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

23
EPOW Requirements!
  • EPOW students, please contact Rose and your
    Advisor regarding additional requirements and
    modifications!
  • Also, look at the requirements in the current
    School Catalog.

24
Master of Science
  • Preparation for Research Career and/or a PhD
  • Emphasis on depth in research area
  • 3 academic semesters to complete (recommended)
  • Max time period 2-1/2 yrs (see Gornic)
  • Masters thesis required (need 69 of
    ECSE/EPOW-6990, MS thesis in your PoS)
  • Academic Advisor Research Advisor

25
Master of Engineering
  • Preparation for Professional Practice
  • Emphasis on Breadth
  • 3 Course Technical Concentration
  • 2 Course Sequence Outside ECSE
  • MBA Courses Encouraged
  • Professional Master Project possible (see Gornic)
  • Academic Advisors ECSE Faculty
  • coordinated by Prof. Le Coz

26
PoS and PoS Worksheets
  • Need to submit directly to Pris or Rose, by
    middle to end of your first semester!
  • PoS and PoS Worksheets available on ECSE Web Site
  • See also, www.ecse.rpi.edu/academic/masters/files.
    htm

27
PoS and PoS Worksheets
  • Much of the PoS material is also available in
    your Information Packets (but check the Web!)
  • Please read over Masters PoS Submission, PoS
    Worksheet for your curriculum, Advisor List,
    Course List, Official RPI PoS.
  • Read, too, the Footnotes and Example within your
    appropriate PoS Worsheet.
  • Hand in both the PoS Worksheet and official RPI
    PoS to Pris or Rose.

28
Research Areas
  • Communications, Information, and Signal
    Processing
  • Networking
  • Speech and Image Processing
  • Computer Engineering
  • Graphics and Visualization
  • Neural Networks
  • High-Performance Computing
  • Control, Robotics, and Automation
  • Agile Manufacturing

29
Research Areas
  • Electronics and Circuits
  • Microelectronics Technology and Design
  • Advanced Devices
  • Interconnects
  • VLSI
  • New Materials
  • Plasma Engineering and Electromagnetics

30
Microelectronics Technology and Design
  • Prof. Ishwara Bhat
  • Solid state, electronic materials. Growth and
    characterization of SiC and GaN for power-device
    fabrication.
  • Prof. Paul Chow
  • Semiconductor devices and processes, power
    electronics, smart-power ICs. Director, CPES.

31
Microelectronics Technology and Design
  • Prof. Partha Dutta
  • Solid-state physics, electronic-engineering
    design, optoelectronics. Novel semiconductor
    materials.
  • Prof. Ronald Gutmann
  • Semiconductor devices, microwave monolithic ICs,
    microwave nondestructive testing, IC-interconnect
    technology. 3D IC technology, SiC devices,
    thin-film packaging, thermo-photovoltaic devices,
    chemical-mechanical
    planarization.

32
Microelectronics Technology and Design
  • Prof. Yannick Le Coz
  • Physical IC CAD tools, parallel stochastic
    algorithms for solving massively coupled systems,
    electrical and thermal analysis of high-end
    digital ICs. Floating random-walk capacitance,
    inductance, and sum-over-paths impulse-response
    extraction.
  • Prof. John McDonald
  • Communication theory, coding and switching
    theory, computer architecture, digital signal
    processing, VLSI design. SiGe HBT BiCMOS design
    for digital and mixed-signal applications,
    3D-chip design.

33
Microelectronics Technology and Design
  • Prof. Fred Schubert
  • Semiconductor materials and devices,
    optoelectronics.
  • Prof. Michael Shur
  • Advanced concepts in electronic and
    opto-electronic devices. Noise in semiconductor
    devices and ICs, solid-state lighting, UV
    emitters.
  • Prof. Tong Zhang
  • VLSI Design.

34
Doctoral Programs
  • Prof. Alan Desrochers Director of Doctors
    Programs

35
Doctors Degrees
  • Doctor of Philosophy
  • PhD in Electrical Engineering
  • PhD in Computer and Systems Engineering
  • Doctor of Engineering (rare)
  • DEng in Electrical Engineering
  • DEng in Computer and Systems Engineering

36
General Requirements
  • 60 Credit Hours, including Thesis beyond Masters
    Degree
  • Take DQE before 15 Credits beyondMasters Degree
  • two attempts
  • Approved Plan of Study (PoS)
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA

37
ECSE Department
  • Questions ?
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