18-200: Emerging Trends in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Units: 1

This class consists of a series of individual lectures given by different faculty members or distinguished alumni. The lectures are designed to serve the following purposes:

  1. Introduce to students to the faculty member's research field and the most current world advancements in engineering and technology in that area;
  2. Provide students a good understanding of our curriculum structure and the courses in various areas;
  3. Present correlations between the present technological developments and our courses for each course area;
  4. Introduce new undergraduate courses;
  5. Advertise on-campus/off-campus research opportunities for undergraduate students and explain the corresponding research projects;
  6. Motivate students with positive presentations on the importance of obtaining education and gaining self-learning ability;
  7. Provide basic education on learning and working ethics.

The class will contain 12 lectures from our own faculty, 2 lectures on learning and working ethics, and 2 lectures from our alumni. Students are required to attend each lecture. An award for the best lecturer, selected by students, will be given at the end of the semester.

1 credit, 1 hr per week, pass/fail, required to graduate.

Prerequisites: 18-100 and sophomore standing required.

Last modified on 2006-04-03



Past semesters:

F14, F13, F12, F11, F10, F09, F08, F07, F06, F05, F04