Dear Graduate Students,

The ECE Department will be offering two hybrid courses (combination of in-class and online instruction) this Fall 2015 semester:


-ECE 535 Digital Signal Processing (CRN 80961) Instructor: Dr. Jill Nelson

-ECE 699 Learning from Data (CRN 76337) Instructor: Dr. Monson Hayes


ECE 535 will meet on Thursdays from 4:30-7:10 p.m. only during the following dates on campus: 9/3, 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 10/29, 11/12, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17 (final exam). The rest of the material will be made available online.


ECE 699 will meet every Wednesday starting at 4:30 p.m. throughout the semester, however the in-class instruction will not go until 7:10 p.m. as part of the material will be made available online.


I am sending you this email to provide clarification on the mode of instruction that will take place in these courses this semester and to encourage you to take advantage of these offerings.

Best Wishes




Pelin Kurtay, Ph.D.

Associate Chair


Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Volgenau School of Engineering

George Mason University

4400 University Drive

3100 Nguyen Engineering Building

MS 1G5

Fairfax, VA 22030

Tel: 703-993-7606

Fax: 703-993-1601