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Advanced Propulsion Certificate

The Certificate in Advanced Propulsion Systems provides a comprehensive, cutting-edge analysis of the emerging new technologies involving hybrid vehicles and fuel cell systems in a specialized one-year certificate program.

Certificate Overview

This certificate consists of two graduate credit courses and two non-credit seminars that can be completed in one academic year (August-May). Students have the option of completing the certificate requirements in two years to accommodate work schedules. Two non-credit prep seminars also are available to review math concepts and software used in the two graduate-level credit courses:

  • ME7384 Modeling, Simulation, Optimization & Control of Advanced Vehicles
  • ME7383 Electrochemical Energy Conversion and Storage for Automotive Applications

In addition, two non-credit seminars must be completed from the following options:

  • Alternative Fuels
  • Lightweight Materials for Automotive
  • Matlab for Data Analysis
  • Power Electronics
  • SIL & HIL Techniques for Automotive Control Development