Structural Engineering

Aerospace Biological Civil Geotechnical Mechanical


Sample Non-SE Focus Areas for Ph.D. Students

(Please check class schedule for quarterly offerings) 

Seismology (take any 3) 

SIO 225 Physics of Earth Materials 

SIO 227C Advanced Seismology II

SIO 227A Introduction to Seismology 


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MAE 280A Linear Systems Theory or ECE 275A Parameter Estimation

MAE 284 Robust and Multi-Variable Control 

MAE 280B Linear Control Design or ECE 275B Parameter Estimation II


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ECE Course Offerings click here


Computer-Aided Design 

MAE 291 Design and Mechanics in Computer Technology

MAE 293 Advanced Computer Graphics for Engineers and Scientists 

MAE 292 Computer-Aided Design and Analysis 


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Signal Processing (take any 3) 

ECE 161A Introduction to Digital Signal Processing 

ECE 251C Filter Banks and Wavelets 

ECE 251A Digital Signal Processing I 

ECE 251D Array Processing 

ECE 251B Digital Signal Processing II

ECE 254 Detection Theories 

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Mathematics (take any 3) 

MAE 290A, B Efficient Numerical Methods for Simulation, Optimization and Control  

(Choose a third from MAE 232A, MAE 294A, or consent of advisor) 

MAE 294B Introduction to Applied Mathematics II 

MAE 294A Introduction to Applied Mathematics 

MAE 294C Introduction to Applied Mathematics III 

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Material Science (take any 3) 

MATS 211A Mechanical Properties 

MAE 233B Micromechanics 

MAE 233A Fracture Mechanics 


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MAE Course Offerings click here


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