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Below are listed all current courses offered by the UW Department of Electrical Engineering. Check with the EE Advising Office about which quarters any specific 400 level course is offered.

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135 The Digital World of Multimedia (4)
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205 Introduction to Signal Conditioning (4)
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215 Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (4)
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233 Circuit Theory (5)
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235 Continuous Time Linear Systems (5)
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271 Digital Circuits and Systems (5)
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331 Devices and Circuits I (5)
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332 Devices and Circuits II (5)
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341 Discrete Time Linear Systems (5)
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351 Energy Systems (5)
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361 Applied Electromagnetics (5)
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393 Advanced Technical Writing in Electrical Engineering (4)
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398 Introduction to Professional Issues (1)
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399 Special Topics in Electrical Engineering (1-5, max 5)
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401 Engineering Design by Teams: Robotics I (4)
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402 Engineering Design by Teams: Robotics II (5)
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406 Engineering Design for K-12 Outreach (3)
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415 Computer-Aided System Analysis and Design (3)
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416 Random Signals for Communications and Signal Processing (4)
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417 Modern Wireless Communications (4)
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418 Network Security and Cryptography (3)
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420 Design in Communications (4)
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423 Introduction to Synthetic Biology (3)
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424 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3)
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425 Laboratory Methods in Synthetic Biology (4)
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433 Analog Circuit Design (5)
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436 Medical Instrumentation (4)
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440 Introduction to Digital Imaging Systems (4)
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442 Digital Signals and Filtering (3)
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443 Design and Application of Digital Signal Processors (5)
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447 Control System Analysis I (4)
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448 Control Systems Sensors and Actuators (3)
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449 Design of Automatic Control Systems (4)
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451 Wind Energy (4)
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452 Power Electronics Design (5)
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453 Electric Drives (5)
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454 Power System Analysis (4)
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455 Power System Dynamics and Protection (4)
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456 Computer-Aided Design In Power Systems (4)
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457 Electric Energy Distribution Systems (4)
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461 Introduction to Computer-Communication Networks (4)
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465 Fiber Optics, Devices, and Applications (4)
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467 Antennas: Analysis and Design (4)
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471 Computer Design and Organization (5)
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472 Microcomputer Systems (5)
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473 Linear Integrated Circuits (5)
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476 Digital Integrated Circuit Design (5)
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477 VLSI II (5)
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478 Design of Computer Subsystems (5)
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480 Microwave Engineering I (4)
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481 Microwave Electronic Design (4)
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482 Semiconductor Devices (4)
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484 Sensors and Sensor Systems (4)
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485 Introduction to Photonics (4)
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486 Fundamentals of Integrated Circuit Technology (3)
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490 Reading and Research (1-5, max 25)
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491 Undergraduate Seminar (1, max 2)
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499 Special Projects (2-5, max 10)
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500 Graduate Seminar (1, max 9 C/NC)
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501 Radar Remote Sensing (4)
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502 Introduction to Microelectromechanical Systems (4)
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503 Modelings of MEMS (4)
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505 Probability and Random Processes (4)
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506 Fundamentals of Wireless Communications (4)
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507 Communication Theory II (3)
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508 Stochastic Processes (3)
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510 Mathematical Foundations of System Theory (4)
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511 Introduction to Statistical Learning (4)
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512 Graphical Models in Pattern Recognition (4)
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514 Information Theory I (4)
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515 Information Theory II (4)
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516 Computer Speech Processing (4)
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517 Statistical Language Processing (4)
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518 Digital Signal Processing (4)
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519 Stochastic Analysis of Data from Physical Systems (4)
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520 Spectral Analysis of Time Series (4)
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521 Quantum Mechanics for Engineers (4)
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523 Introduction to Synthetic Biology (3)
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524 Advanced Systems and Synthetic Biology (3)
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525 VLSI II (5)
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526 VLSI III (4)
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527 Microfabrication (4)
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528 Physics and Modeling of VLSI Fabrication (4)
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529 Semiconductor Optics (4)
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530 Wavelets: Data Analysis, Algorithms, and Theory (3)
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531 Semiconductor Devices & Device Simulation (4)
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533 Photodetectors and Photodetection (4)
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534 Power Electronics (4)
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536 Design of Analog Integrated Circuits and Systems (4)
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537 Computational Methods For Circuit Analysis and Simulation (3)
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538 Topics in Electronic Circuit Design (1-5, max 16)
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539 Advanced Topics in Solid-State Electronics (1-5, max 16)
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540 VLSI Testing (4)
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541 Automatic Layout of Integrated Circuits (4)
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542 Advanced Embedded Systems Design (5)
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543 Models of Robot Manipulation (3)
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544 Advanced Robot Manipulation (4)
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545 Intelligent Control of Autonomous Robots (4)
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546 Advanced Topics in Control System Theory (1-5, max 16)
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547 Linear Systems Theory (4)
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548 Linear Multivariable Control (3)
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549 State Estimation and Kalman Filtering (3)
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550 Nonlinear Optimal Control (3)
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551 Wind Energy (4)
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552 Power System Dynamics and Control (4)
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553 Power System Economics (4)
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554 Large Electric Energy Systems Analysis (4)
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555 Fundamentals of Intelligent Systems (4)
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559 Special Topics in Electrical Energy Systems (1-5, max 16)
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562 Artificial Intelligence For Engineers (3)
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565 Computer-Communication Networks I (4)
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566 Computer-Communication Networks II (3)
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567 Mobile Radio Networks (4)
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568 Image Processing Computer Systems (4)
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570 Manifolds and Geometry for Systems and Control (3)
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571 High Frequency Circuits and Antennas: Computation of Fields (4)
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572 Electromagnetic Theory and Applications I (4)
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573 Electromagnetic Computations and Applications I (4)
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574 Electromagnetic Computations and Applications II (4)
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575 Waves in Random Media (4)
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576 Computer Vision (3)
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577 Special Topics in Computer Vision (3)
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578 Optimization in System Sciences (3)
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579 Advanced Topics in Electromagnetics, Optics and Acoustics (1-5, max 16)
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580 Geometric Methods for Non-Linear Control Systems (3)
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581 Digital Control (3)
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582 Introduction to Discrete Event Systems (3)
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583 Nonlinear Control Systems (3)
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585 System Identification and Adaptive Control (3)
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586 Digital Video Coding Systems (4)
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587 Multimedia Compression and Networking (4)
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589 Advanced Topics in Sensors and Sensor Systems (3)
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590 Advanced Topics in Digital Computers and Systems (2-5, max 16)
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591 Robotics and Control Systems Colloquium (1, max 3)
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592 Electrical Engineering Research Survey Seminar (1, max 2)
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593 Feedforward Control (3)
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594 Robust Control (3)
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595 Advanced Topics in Communication Theory (1-5, max 16)
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596 Advanced Topics in Signal and Image Processing (2-5, max 16)
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597 Networked Dynamics Systems (3)
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599 Selected Topics in Electrical Engineering (*)

600 Independent Study Or Research (*)

700 Master's Thesis (*)

800 Doctoral Dissertation (*)

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