Communication, Control, and Signal Processing

Communication, Control, and Signal Processing

Active research areas include wireless communications and networking, communications traffic modeling, pattern recognition, computer vision, medical and natural image processing, RF circuits and systems, spacecraft controls, multivariable controls, optimal controls, and nonlinear controls.

Graduate Faculty:

  • Chen
  • Han
  • Nasipuri
  • Stokes
  • Weldon
  • Willis
  • Xie

Depending on interest, graduate students with interests in communications, controls, and signal/image processing typically make primary course selections from the following list. For a complete listing of available courses, students are advised to consult the 3-year course availability list.

Data communications and networking:

  • ECGR 5191: Analog and Digital Communications
  • ECGR 5187: Data Communications and Networking II
  • ECGR 6121/8121: Advanced Theory of Communications-I
  • ECGR 4422/5122: Random Processes
  • ECGR 6120/8120: Wireless Communications
  • ECGR 6188/8188: Fundamentals of Wireless Systems and Protocols
  • ECGR 6187/8187: Modeling and Analysis of Comm. Sys.
  • ECGR 6189/8189: Wireless Sensor Networks

Digital signal and image processing:

  • ECGR 5124: Digital Signal Processing
  • ECGR 6114/8114: Digital Signal Processing II
  • ECGR 5103: Applied Computer Graphics
  • ECGR 6118/8118: Image Processing
  • ECGR 6119/8119: Applied Artificial Intelligence
  • ECGR 6127/8127: Medical Signal Processing
  • ECGR 5190: Acoustics


  • ECGR 5111: Control Systems I
  • ECGR 5412: Control Systems Theory II
  • ECGR 5112: Nonlinear Analysis
  • ECGR 6111/8111: Linear Systems Theory
  • ECGR 6115/8115: Optimal Control Theory I