Graduate > Overview
Graduate Program in Electrical Engineering runs Master's
and Ph.D. programs with focus on a number of areas. The Department of
Automation and Systems Engineering is responsible for the area of Automation
and Systems Engineering. The Graduate Program produces highly-qualified
Master's and Ph.D.'s that contribute to the technological development and
scientific advancement of the fields of Control, Automation, and Industrial
Informatics. These professionals have played a leading role in the design of
processes, transfer of scientific advances to the industrial arena, and the
spread of knowledge in their areas of expertise.
By way of its multidisciplinary research environment, the
Graduate Program attracts top-rated candidates from the fields of Electrical
Engineering, Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Control and Automation
Engineering, and Mathematics.
The main research topics are:
- Systems Theory, Robust Control, Adaptive Control, Process Control,
Intelligent Control, Constrained Control, Robotic Manipulation, and
- Discrete-Event Systems, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Performance
Analysis, Hybrid Control, Systems Optimization, Urban Traffic Control,
and Virtual Organizations;
- Distributed Computer-based Systems, Computer Networks, Real-Time Systems, Fault Tolerance, Network Security, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Multiagent Systems, and Industrial Informatics.