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ECE
WELCOME
by
John Harris, professor and chair
Gijs Bosman, professor and graduate coordinator
NEB 565, [email protected]
AGENDA
Presentation by the Graduate Student Union
Overview of the ECE Graduate Program
Degrees, Policies, Teaching and Research.
All meetings today in NEB 100
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Agenda
ECE
Presentations by Graduate Research and Teaching Divisions
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11-noon
Electromagnetics -professor Henry Zmuda
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Noon-1 pm
Signal and Systems - professor Tan Wong
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1-2 pm
Devices - professor Yong-Kyu Yoon
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2-3 pm
Computer Engineering - professor Andy Li
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3-4 pm
Electronics - professor William Eisenstadt
All meetings today in NEB 100
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ECE
Degree Programs
• Master of Engineering (Non-thesis or
Thesis, 30 credit hours)
• Master of Science (Non-thesis or Thesis,
30 credit hours)
• Ph. D. (90 credit hours
beyond BS)
• Joint MSEE/MSM
• Joint MSEE/JD
John Harris, professor
and chair
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ECE
Master Degrees
Non-Thesis (30 hrs)
• Depth requirement; Complete 3 courses within one
division, with one course at least at the 6000 level.
• Breadth requirement; Complete at least one ECE course
outside depth division.
• 21 credit hours of ECE, UF classroom courses.
• MS final written exam during
2nd part of a selected depth sequence.
• ME no final exam
Rob Fox, associate professor
and associate chair
ECE
Master Degrees
Thesis Option (30 hrs)
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Course work plus Research.
Same depth and breadth requirements .
18 hours of ECE, UF classroom courses
MS and ME require an oral defense of
thesis.
• Three member supervisory
committee. Keith Rambo, director of
finance and administration
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ECE
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Master Degree
Typical Program of Study
F13 - EE(E/L) 5xxx - EE(E/L) 5xxx - EE(E/L) 5xxx
9 crd
S14 - EE(E/L) 6xxx - EE(E/L) 6xxx - EE(E/L) 6xxx
9 crd
SS14 – Courses, internship, research or vacation
0-3-6 crd
F14 – Courses or internship/Edge (off campus) – GRADUATE?
x crd
S15 - Courses or internship/Edge (off campus) – GRADUATE?
x crd
[SS 15 - Courses or internship/Edge (off campus) – GRADUATE? x crd]
Note: crd = credit. Edge = web based course delivery for off campus
students. CDA 5636 counts as an ECE course.
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ECE
Course Spectrum Example
Devices Division
Entering graduate student
F
EEL 5441
(EEL
4458)
Fundame
ntals of
Photonics
EEL 6935
Semiconductor
Material &
Device
Characterizatio
n
F
EEE 5400
(EEE 4329)
F
EEE 5426
(EEE
4420)
Future of
Microelectroni
c Technology
Introduction
to
Nanodevice
EEE 6325
Computer
Simulation
of ICs &
Devices
EEE 5405
(EEE 4331)
Microelectronic
Fabrication
Technologies
EEE 6428
Computational
Nanoelectronic
s
EEE 6390
VLSI
Device
Design
EEE 6397
Semiconduct
or Device
Theory
EEL 5225
Principles
of MEMs
F
F
EEL 6447
Laser
Electronic
s
F
EEE 6431
Carbon
Nanotubes
EEE 6382
Semiconduct
or Physical
Electronics
EEE 6460
Advanced
Microsyste
m
Technolog
y
EEE 6465
Design of
MEMs
Transducer
s
EEE 6402
MS nonthesis final
exam in
Nonclassical
Silicon-Based
Nanoscale
CMOS Devices
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ECE
Ph.D. Degree/1
• Requires a total of 90 credit hours beyond
the BS degree; Typically 60+ hours for
Master degree holders.
• 24 credit hours of UF engineering/science
coursework of which a minimum of 15 hrs
has to be ECE
• Advisor input on plan of course
work and study
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ECE
Ph.D. Degree/2
• 2 semesters of supervised teaching
EEL6940/7940, 2 credits/section, F/S
• 2 semesters of ECE Graduate Seminar, 1
credit/section, F/S
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ECE
Ph.D. Degree
Major Milestones/1
• Year 1- Written Qualifying Exam on a
Saturday in January on 3 of 8 ECE topic
areas. Answer 4/6 questions, at least one
in each area. Sign up in November 2013!
• Year 1 – Identify PhD advisor by midpoint
of Summer semester. Submit preliminary
program of study.
Shannon Chillingworth,
graduate academic advisor
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ECE
Ph.D. Degree
Major Milestones/2
• Year 2 – Appoint supervisory committee
by midpoint of Fall semester
• Year 2 – Complete Oral Proposal in Spring
semester.
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ECE
Ph.D. Degree
Major Milestones/3
• Year x- One year before graduationComplete the 24 hr. course requirement
• Year x- One year before graduationComplete a status review presentation
with your PhD committee.
• Final Year – Pass your final PhD defense
and submit dissertation to the Graduate
school.
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ECE
Advising
• Academic issues: Division coordinator of respective area
(which courses, course contents, when offered,
prerequisites, etc.)
• General policy and procedures:
• Shannon Chillingworth in Larsen 230
• Gijs Bosman, Graduate Coordinator, in NEB 565. Office
hours Fall M-W-F 11:00-noon.
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ECE
Pre-registration
• Please pre-register for courses realistically
so that we can measure demand; low
enrollment courses may be dropped.
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ECE
Graduate Grading Policy
• Passing grades A=4.0,A-=3.67, B+=3.33, B=3.0, B-=2.67, C+=2.33,
C=2.0
• Failing grades; C-=1.67, D+=1.33, D=1.0, D-=0.67, E=0
• Incomplete will be changed into an E after one semester.
• Course with a final C grade or better can not be repeated for credit.
• Course with a grade less than a C may be repeated and an average
of both grades will be calculated.
• Must maintain a minimum average GPA of 3.00
for TA, RA, Fellowship, and TO GRADUATE,
ECE and Overall.
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ECE
Graduate Guidelines
• Definitive version is on the ECE website at
http://www.ece.ufl.edu
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ECE
Email
• Check your UFL email inbox regularly.
• Used for ECE mass mailings concerning changes in
rules, fellowship applications, job opportunities, etc.
• Shannon Chillingworth at [email protected]
• Gijs Bosman at [email protected]
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ECE
Financial Support
• Research Assistantship (RA). Stipend and
tuition waiver if >0.25 FTE. Distributed by ECE
faculty.
• Teaching Assistantship (TA). Stipend and
tuition waiver if >0.25 FTE. Distributed by ECE
department. International students must pass
SPEAK test.
• Other Personal Services (OPS). Stipend but
no tuition waiver.
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ECE
Academic Honesty
UF Honor Code
All students admitted to the University of Florida
have signed a statement of academic honesty
committing themselves to be honest in all
academic work and understanding that failure to
comply with this commitment will result in
disciplinary action. This statement is a reminder
to uphold your obligation as a UF student and to
be honest in all work submitted and exams taken
in this course and all others.
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ECE
Academic Honesty
• Do not copy and paste for credit
• If results from others are used, clearly state so
and give credit in the reference section.
• Never cite verbatim. Reformulate in your own
words and give credit in the reference section.
• If in doubt, ask your class professor what is
allowed.
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ECE
Joint Degree programs
• MSEE/MS in Management (theoretical
part of MBA)
• MSEE/JD (Law school)
• Benefits: Requires fewer credits combined
than taken separately, ease of scheduling.
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ECE
Important web links
http://www.ece.ufl.edu
ECE guidelines and Calendar listing academic dates etc.
http://www.ufl.edu
Courses, grades, graduate school info, etc.
Good luck with your studies.
We wish you a productive and pleasant time in Gainesville.
Any questions?
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