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ECE Courses by TIG

Course NumberCourse Title and Catalog Description


Microwave Design Laboratory

This laboratory course will teach microwave measurement/design fundamentals for both passive and active components. Students will use both CAD tools and network analyzers.


Satellite Communications and Navigation Systems

To introduce satellite communications and navigation system design including microwave transmission, satellite transponders, earth station hardware and satellite networks. A design project is required.


Antennas and Wave Propagation in Matter

Basic methods for characterizing the electromagnetic properties of common materials (geophysical, biological, etc.) and techniques for analyzing antennas and wave propagation in these materials.


Electromagnetic and Microwave Applications

presents concepts of electromagnetics applied to the design of microwave/RF circuits, modules, and systems encompassing transmission and radiation for applications up to optical frequencies


Introduction to Radar and Electromagnetic Sensing

Radar transmission, scattering, detection. Air traffic control, meteorological, others. Signal processing, doppler shifts, tracking, estimation, rain and clutter, atmospheric propagation, antennas. Remote sensing, LIDAR, SONAR.


Microwave Design

Applications of electromagnetic theory to microwave components and systems. Introduction to the latest characterization and design techniques including monolithic microwave integrated circuit (MMIC) technology.


Topics in Computational Electromagnetics

Computational approaches for applications such as radar signature prediction, microwave antenna and device design, and modeling techniques for electronic packaging.


Antenna Engineering

Basic theory, application, and design of a broad range of antennas.


Radio Wave Propagation in the Earth and Space Environment

How the Earth's atmosphere, space plasma environment, and solar space weather, vary to affect communication, navigation, space science, and remote sensing, across the electromagnetic spectrum.



To present the laws and applications of electromagnetics.


Applied Electromagnetics

The methodology and application of advanced electromagnetic theory.


Antenna Engineering Laboratory

Experimentation to develop a practical understanding of antennas and their properties.


RF-Microwave Measurement Laboratory

RF/microwave measurement theory and techniques. Use of state-of-the-art equipment operating into the GHz range.


Electromagnetic Compatibility

To study electromagnetic interference and susceptibility of electrical systems, with application to analog and digital circuits.


Introduction to Computational Electromagnetics

The practical application of the finite-difference time-domain and finite element techniques to electromagnetic problems. Computer projects are required.


Electromagnetic Radiation and Antennas

The fundamentals of electromagnetic radiation and antennas.


Topics in Analytical Electromagnetics

An in-depth treatment of several analytical techniques used in current practice for solving real-world EM wave propagation problems and their impact on wireless communications.