Graduate Certificate Program for CURENT Students
Graduate students in the Center will have the option of obtaining a certificate that specializes their knowledge in specific research thrusts.
Program Details (PDF)
To earn the CURENT Graduate-level Certificate, students at any partner school will have to complete the following required courses:
- 620 Introduction to Ultra-wide-area- Resilient Electrical Energy Transmission Networks (The CURENT Course) (3 credits) : Ultra-wide-area monitoring, measurement, situational awareness analysis, visualization, actuation and control; modeling, simulation and fast computation for power system analysis; power system state estimation and prediction; transmission network architecture; multi-level flat control architecture; market effect and social impact; communication and cyber security; large-scale system test bed; and hardware test bed. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor
- Technical Concentration Courses: Three courses selected from Table 1.
- Entrepreneurship, economics, and innovation courses: One course from Table 2.
|UTK||EECS 512 - Multi-variable Linear Control System Design||EECS 599 (2) - Power System Analysis Tools & Application|
|UTK||EECS 521 - Power Systems Analysis I||EECS 615 - Control of Electric Machines|
|UTK||EECS 522 - Power Systems Analysis II||
EECS 621 - Computer Method for Power System Analysis
|UTK||EECS 523 - Power Electronics and Drives||EECS 623 - Advanced Power Electronics and Drives|
|UTK||EECS 525 - Alternative Energy Sources||EECS 625 - Utility Applications of Power Electronics|
EECS 542 - Communication Systems Simulation
|EECS 631 - Advanced Topics in Electronic Instrumentation|
|UTK||EECS 543 - Digital Communication Systems||EECS 642 Wireless Communications|
|UTK||EECS 599 (1) - Optimization App to Power System||EECS 691 - Power Engineering|
|UTK||IE 405 - Engineering Economic Analysis||IE 518 - Advanced Engineering Economic Analysis|
|UTK||ME 517 - Engineering Entrepreneurship|
New Course Development
In addition to the new 'CURENT Course,' several other courses are being developed as well. These courses will be added as soon as they are available.