Electrical & Computer Engineering
Science & Engineering 211A
|1993||University of Massachusetts Lowell||DSc in Computer Science|
|1981||University of Massachusetts Dartmouth||MS in Electrical Engineering|
|1978||University of Massachusetts Lowell||BS in Electrical Engineering|
Provides students with a complete design experience from initial concept development through finished product, expanding on topics taught in ECE 202, ECE 260, ECE 263 and ECE 368. The course format is a hands on laboratory format (3 credits) with 2 hours of lecture and 3 hours of lab. Students will develop their own designs, fabricate the design and formulate and carry out test strategies to validate design.
The goal of this course is to prepare the student to undertake and successfully complete the capstone design experience embodied in the subsequent course ECE 458 Design Project II. The objectives of this course include providing a firm basis in the methodology of planning and executing an engineering design project, exposing the student to real case studies involving engineering design, forming a design project group and developing group skills in executing design projects, preparing a design project plan, and having the student groups select a design project of appropriate complexity and their faculty advisor in preparation for the subsequent course ECE 458. Included in this course are major written report(s) and major oral presentation(s) as well as minor reports and presentations.
Continuation of ECE 457. Goals of this course are for the student to conduct, successfully complete, and professionally present the results of his/her capstone design project under the oversight of his/her faculty advisor. The objectives of this course include executing the design project plan prepared in ECE 457, conducting group activities associated with the execution of the design project, participating in design reviews, preparing the project report, and presenting and demonstrating the results of the project activities to a group of faculty, students, and industry representatives. Included in this course are major written report(s) and major oral presentation(s) as well as minor reports and presentations.
- Computer architecture and evaluation
- Data mining and knowledge discovery
- Database systems
- Embedded systems
- Real-time systems