2020

  • Fall - ECEN 3250 Microelectronics (All course information posted on Canvas)
    • This course introduces microelectronic circuits and their applications. After taking this course, students will (1) understand how to approach analysis and design of circuits with nonlinear elements, including diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs, with an emphasis on design oriented analysis techniques, (2) understand the principles of operation for pn junctions, semiconductor diodes, MOSFETs and BJTs, including intuition behind the physical meaning of device model parameters and limitations of models and (3) understand how to analyze and design basic amplifier gain stages and digital logic gates using MOSFETs and BJTs.
       
  • Spring - ECEN 5015 Nanophotonics
    • This course is designed to introduce the latest developments in the newly emerging field of nanophotonics. The students will gain understanding of the fundamental physics governing the interaction between light and nanoscale materials. The students will also be exposed to the various novel optical phenomena observable in the nanoscale and their applications. Specific topics to be discussed will include photonic crystals, plasmonics, metamaterials and quantum emitters in nanostructures.

2019

  • Fall - ECEN 3250 Microelectronics
    • This course introduces microelectronic circuits and their applications. After taking this course, students will (1) understand how to approach analysis and design of circuits with nonlinear elements, including diodes, BJTs and MOSFETs, with an emphasis on design oriented analysis techniques, (2) understand the principles of operation for pn junctions, semiconductor diodes, MOSFETs and BJTs, including intuition behind the physical meaning of device model parameters and limitations of models and (3) understand how to analyze and design basic amplifier gain stages and digital logic gates using MOSFETs and BJTs.
       
  • Spring - ECEN 5016 Quantum Mechanics
    • This is a graduate, entry-level course that covers the basics of the field of quantum theory as it applies to engineering. Emphasis is on 1) gaining in-depth understanding of quantum mechanical concepts, 2) achieving mastery of the mathematical apparatus in quantum mechanics, and 3) sufficient discussion and analysis of selected topics needed for subsequent courses on materials, devices and optics.

2018

  • Fall - ECEN 3400 Electromagnetic Fields and Waves
    • Electromagnetic fields are covered at an introductory level, starting with electrostatics and continuing with DC current, magnetostatics, time-varying magnetic fields, waves on transmission lines, Maxwell's equations and the basics of plane waves. The use of fields in inductors, capacitors, resistors, transformers, and energy and power concepts are studied.
       
  • Spring - ECEN 5355 Principles of Electronic Devices 1
    • This course introduces basic concepts of electronic devices which form the backbone of the current integrated circuits technology. Topics to be discussed include basic semiconductor physics, p-n junction, metal-oxide-semiconductor (MOS) device, MOS field effect transistor (MOSFET) and bipolar junction transistor (BJT).  

2017

  • Fall - ECEN 3250 Microelectronics
  • Spring - ECEN 5355 Principles of Electronic Devices 1
  • Spring - ECEN 5016 Quantum Mechanics

2016

  • Fall - ECEN 3250 Microelectronics
  • Spring - ECEN 3320 Semiconductor Devices