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Arts, media and engineering

The School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering at Arizona State University in collaboration with the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (HIDA) has established a concentration in Arts, Media and Engineering. This concentration is available both for the MS and the PhD programs (not available for MSE). Students admitted in this program take two-thirds of their courses, research, and thesis credits from the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering and one-third of the credits from the Arts, Media and Engineering program.


EE Courses for the AME Concentration

Students can take courses from the following EE subjects to satisfy the EE portion of the AME concentration. Other EE courses could be taken with the approval of the AME concentration advisor.

EEE 407 – Digital Signal Processing
EEE 455 – Communication Systems
EEE 459 – Communication Networks
EEE 480 – Controls Systems
EEE 506 – Digital Spectral Analysis
EEE 505 – Time-varying Signal Processing
EEE 507 – Multidimensional Signal Processing
EEE 508 – Digital Image Processing and Compression
EEE 550 – Transform Theory and Applications
EEE 551 – Information Coding Theory
EEE 552 – Digital Communications
EEE 553 – Coding and Cryptography
EEE 554 – Random Signal Theory
EEE 555 – Modeling and Performance Analysis
EEE 556 – Detection and Estimation Theory
EEE 558 – Wireless Communications
EEE 581 – Filtering and Stochastic Processes
EEE 606 – Adaptive Signal Processing
EEE 607 – Speech Coding for Multimedia Communications

AME and EE thesis/research credits (M.S.)
EEE 592 – EE Research
EEE 599 – EE Thesis
AME 592 – AME Research
AME 599– AME Thesis

AME and EE dissertation/research credits (Ph.D.)
EEE 792 – Research
EEE 799 – Dissertation
AME 792 – Research
AME 799 – Dissertation

Research Activities

The Arts, Media and Engineering program (AME, represents an ambitious interdisciplinary research community at ASU that is focused on the parallel development of media hardware, software, content, and theory. The AME is a joint effort of the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts (HIDA) and of the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering. AME research addresses the discontinuum that exists between media content and media technologies, through a paradigm shift in media and arts training. The objective is to produce a new kind of hybrid graduate students who draw their creativity from the arts and their methodology from engineering sciences. AME trains students to integrate principles of DSP and multimedia computing with artistic ideas and objectives, with the goal of enabling new paradigms of human-machine experience that directly address societal needs and facilitate knowledge.

Research Matrix

Faculty membersInteractive
Grisha Colemanxx
Ed Finnx
Todd Ingallsx x
Stacey Kuznetsovxx
Robert LiKamWaxx
Don Marinellixx
Loren Olsonxx
Garth Painexxxx
Xin Wei Shaxxx
David Tinapplexxx
Pavan Turagaxx
Christian Zieglerxx

* denotes an additional research expertise for faculty members that work in multiple areas.