Medical Image Processing

Studying biomedical image analysis techniques including image enhancement, analysis, classification, and interpretation for medical decision-making through practicals and projects. Cross-listed with BMED6780.

Integrated and Low-Cost Microelectronics Systems Packaging

Introduction to cross-disciplinary microelectronic packaging technologies, including electrical design, thermal considerations and technologies, reliability, optoelectronic packaging, and RF-/mm-wave packaging. Crosslisted with ME and MSE 6776.

Medical Imaging Systems

A study of the principles and design of medical imaging systems such
as X-ray, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, and nuclear magnetic
resonance. Cross-listed with BMED 6786.

Thermal Engineering for Packaging of Micro and Nano Systems

Passive, active, and hybrid thermal management techniques, and computational modeling of micro systems. Air cooling, simlge phase and phase change liquid cooling, heat pipes, and thermoelectrics. Crosslisted with ME 6779.

Optoelectronics: Materials, Processes, Devices

Optoelectronic materials, physical processes, and devices. Includes
compound semiconductor materials, excitation, recombination, gain, and
modulation processes and devices such as emitters, detectors, and
modulators. Crosslisted with PHYS 6771.

Introduction to Signal Processing

Introduction to discrete-time signal processing and linear systems. Sampling theorem. Filtering. Frequency response. Discrete Fourier Transform. Z Transform. Laboratory emphasizes computer-based signal processing.

Digital Design Laboratory

Design and implementation of digital systems, including a team design project. CAD tools, project design methodologies, logic synthesis, and assembly language programming.

Electrical Energy Systems

Non-renewable and renewable/sustainable energy sources. Processes, costs, and environmental impact of conversion into electric energy. Delivery and control of electric energy, electromechanical systems.

Integrated Circuit Fabrication

Introduction to microelectronic processing technologies and CMOS. Includes a laboratory for fabrication/testing of MOS transistors, basic CMOS circuits, integrated resistors and capacitors.

Electronics Packaging Assembly, Reliability, Thermal Management, and Test

The course provides hands-on instruction in electronics packaging,
including assembly, reliability, thermal management, and test of
next-generation microsystems. Crosslisted with ME and MSE 4754.

Introduction to Electronic Systems Packaging

Introduction to packaging technologies, technology drivers, electrical
performance, thermal management, materials, optoelectronics, RF
integration, reliability, system issues, assembly, and testing.

Laser Theory and Applications

Provides an introduction to the theory and applications of laser
principles and related instrumentation. Emphasis is on the fundamental
principles underlying laser action. Crosslisted with PHYS 4751.

Electronic Packaging Substrate Fabrication

Hands-on instruction in interconnect design, substrate material selection and properties, photodielectric deposition, via formation and photolithography, copper metallization, and substrate testing. Crosslisted with CHE 4755.

Biomedical Instrumentation

A study of physiological sensing topics from a systems viewpoint. Pertinent physiological and electro-physiological concepts will be covered. Crosslisted with CHE and ME 4781

Biosystems Analysis

Signal processing and modeling tools are presented for analyzing biomedical signals, with a particular focus on physiologic monitoring for human health and performance. Crosslisted with CHE and ME 4782.

Introduction to Medical Image Processing

A study of mathematical methods used in medical acquisition and processing. Concepts, algorithms, and methods associated with acquisition, processing, and display of two- and three-dimensional medical images are studied. Crosslisted with BMED 4783.

Engineering Electrophysiology

Basic concepts of electrophysiology from an engineering perspective. Functionality of relevant organs and systems; instrumentation tools which monitor electrophysiological function. Crosslisted with BMED 4784.

Fundamentals of Digital System Design

Computer system and digital design principles. Switch and gate design, Boolean algebra, number systems, arithmetic, storage elements. Datapath, memory organization. Instruction set architecture, assembly language.

Circuits and Electronics

An introduction to electric circuit elements and electronic devices and a
study of circuits containing such devices.

Introduction to Bioengineering

An introduction to the field of bioengineering, including the application
of engineering principles and methods to problems in biology and
medicine,the integration of engineering with biology, and the
emerging industrial opportunities.

Integrated Circuit Fabrication

The objective of this course is to give students exposure to the various
steps involved in the fabrication of integrated circuits and devices.
'The course will include a laboratory segment in which students
fabricate MOS transistors, diffused resistors and MOS capacitors from a
bare silicon substrate. Crosslisted with CHE 4752.

Quantitative Electrophysiology

A quantitative presentation of electrophysiological systems in biological
organisms, emphasizing the electrical properties and modeling of neural
and cardiac cells and systems. Cross-listed with BMED and PHYS 6787.

Plasma Processing of Electronic Materials and Devices

Fundamental physics, chemistry, chemical engineering and electrical
engineering principles inherent in plasma processes. Includes etching,
deposition, diagnostic methods, and control schemes. Cross-listed with
CHE 6759.

Instrumentation and Electronics Laboratory

Basic analog and digital electronic circuits and principles. Techniques of
electrical and electronic measurements with laboratory instruments.