Ph.D. students must complete a total of at least 48 credit hours, within the following guidelines:
- Course-work of 18 credit hours, including elective courses of 9 credit hours, selected from the sets of Electronics and/or Communications elective courses, and research seminar courses of 9 credit hours. Students can also select, with the aid of their academic advisors, elective courses from other interdisciplinary graduate programs.
- Thesis-work of 30 credit hours.
Ph.D. students have to pass successfully six courses with three credit hours each .
Electronics Elective CoursesECE 601- Quantum and Optical Electronics
ECE 602- Radio Frequency Integrated Circuits Design
ECE 603 -Nanoscale Fabrication
ECE 604- Nanoelectronic Devices and Circuits
ECE 605- High-Speed Signals and Image Processing with VLSI
ECE 606 Complex Digital Systems Design
Communications Elective CoursesECE 607- Mobile Communications
ECE 608 -High Speed Communications Networks
ECE 609- Neural and Nonlinear Information Processing
ECE 610- Advanced Antenna Design
ECE 611- Wireless Sensor Networks
ECE 612- Numerical Electromagnetic
ECE 614- Advanced Optical Communications Systems
ECE 615- Advanced Optimization Techniques
ECE 616- Statistical Signal Processing
MTH 601- Advanced Mathematics and Statistics II
Advanced Research Seminar CoursesPh.D. students select two of the following 3- credit hours research seminar courses:
ECE 703- Seminars on Advanced Topics in Electronics I
ECE 704- Seminars on Advanced Topics in Electronics II
ECE 705 -Seminars on Advanced Topics in Communications I
ECE 706 -Seminars on Advanced Topics in Communications II
Ph.D. ThesisThe Ph.D. candidate should prepare and defend a Thesis based on a high-valued research work in one research topic in the fields of Electronics/Communications.
The Thesis should present a new contribution (s) in the respective field of research.
ECE 802 Ph.D. Thesis