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Professional Master's Program Orientation Autumn 2010 Academic and Administrative Information pmp.cs.washington.edu Welcome from PMP Staff Dave Rispoli Advisor rispoli@ cs.washington.edu Pedro Domingos Fred Videon Faculty Coordinator Software Engineer email@example.com fred@ cs.washington.edu firstname.lastname@example.org Tonight’s Orientation 1. Food/Ice Breaker 4. Academic Info 2. Welcome/ Admin Info Dept./PMP Overview 3. CSE/UW Computing Facilities Departmental Excellence US News Graduate Program Rankings Computer Science (7) Computer Engineering (13) By Ranked Computer Science Areas Systems (5) Theory (8) AI (6) Programming Languages (11) Latest Accomplishments: http://www.cs.washington.edu/news/ Research Areas: http://www.cs.washington.edu/research/ CS&E Students Undergraduate programs 500 full-time students 160 degrees conferred per year Fifth Year Master Program 15 full-time students Started in 2008 for current CSE undergrad students Full-Time Graduate Program - research focus 150 full-time students 25 Ph.D. graduates per year, plus a few terminal Master’s degrees Professional Master’s Program 155 part-time students 50 new students per year 45 graduates per year (501 to date) Mission Allow IT professionals access to CSE faculty & curriculum Students exposed to latest research developments Promote regional IT recruiting and advancement Strengthen existing CSE/Industry partnerships Not: Path to the Ph.D. program Not: Advanced technical training program Degree Requirements PMP leads to a MS Degree in Computer Science & Engineering Degree (non-thesis) consists of approximately 40 credits: Eight Professional Master’s Program courses (4 credits each) No pre-requisites exist among courses Eight additional credits Typically fulfilled by enrolling in our colloquium series (1 credit each) Time to complete the program: 2 1/2 years - one course and one colloquium per quarter. No classes offered in summer. Academic Progress Academic Progress Students must complete degree in timely manner (15 credits/year recommended) 6 years (including ALL time spent on-leave) is the maximum time allotted by the UW for earning a Master’s degree Continuous Enrollment Students enroll in at least 2 credits or be formally on-leave at all times during program (excluding Summer quarter) On-leave status must have Faculty Coordinator approval. Academic Progress (cont.) Scholarship A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above required for master’s degree A grade of 2.7 or above required for a course to be counted toward degree. (8 courses of 2.7 or above required for degree.) Transfer of Credit You may petition for transfer of up to 6 credits of graduate level course work that has not counted towards any other degree Contact advisor to expedite the approval process Other Important Policies Listed at: http://www.washington.edu/students/#ACADEMICS It is student’s responsibility to be familiar with UW policies Instruction Graduate courses especially designed for working professionals: Targeted class limit of 45 students Moderate length assignments Manageable group projects Final exams Accessible: Some PMP courses available on-line and at Microsoft Instructors: Regular faculty and other highly qualified instructors Almost all instructors have their own research programs University resources: World class library Generous computing facilities Courses Regular Courses: Computer Operating Sys. Transaction Processing Distributed Systems Database Management Systems Compiler Construction Software Entrepreneurship Programming Languages Principles of Software Eng. Some one-time courses: Network Systems Alternative Computer Paradigms Digital Systems Accessibility Computer Architecture Machine Learning Parallel Computation Comm. Tech. in the Developing World Applications of AI Cryptography Data Mining Cybersecurity Applied Algorithms Data Compression Complexity Theory History of Computing Computational Biology IT & Public Policy Software Systems Low Resource Mobile Computing Computer Vision Concurrency Current Trends in Comp. Graphics Computing for Global Health Human Computer Interaction Colloquia Enables students to see state of art research from the best in field. Note especially our Distinguished Lecturer Series. Info: http://www.cs.washington.edu/news/colloq.info.html Students can view talks live or on-line. (90% available on-line) Live: Tues.& Thurs. 3:30-4:30 room EE-105. On-line: “on demand” link from URL above. To earn 1 credit: view any 8 colloquia; report on any 4. (From any day, week or year!) Colloquia reporting system: Search: http://norfolk.cs.washington.edu/htbin-post/unrestricted/colloq/search.cgi Reporting: http://norfolk.cs.washington.edu/htbin-php/colloq_reporting/summary.php Planning your program Regular courses are normally taught on a two-year cycle. Students who are near graduation have priority for enrollment in courses. Normal: 8 courses + 8 credits of colloquia Exceptions: Replace colloquia with regular PMP courses Daytime graduate courses (with permission) No research options. Contact PMP Advisor for questions. Graduation Degree application process described at: http://www.grad.washington.edu/stsv/mastapp.htm The two most important things to remember are: PMP students must register for at least two credits in the quarter they wish to graduate PMP students must apply for their degrees in the first month of the quarter they plan to graduate. Graduation Events!!! PMP Graduate Dinner CSE Graduation Event Husky Stadium Commencement Current Courses Autumn 2010 http://pmp.cs.washington.edu/curcourses.html CSE P 544 Database Management Systems Dan Suciu - Instructor (Distance) Day/Time: Wednesday 6:30-9:20 pm; Place: UW: Paul G. Allen Center for CS&E, room 305; MS: Building 99, Room 1915 An introduction to the principles of database management systems. Topics include database system architecture, data models, theory of database design, query optimization, concurrency control, crash recovery and storage strategies. Object-relational and object oriented database management systems. CSE P 557 Current Trends in Computer Graphics Zoran Popovic - Instructor Day/Time: Tuesday 6:30-9:20 pm ; Place: TBD Introduction to computer image synthesis and interactive computer graphics applications, emphasizing the state- of-the-art algorithms and applications. Topics vary, but may include computer graphics hardware, visual perception, image processing, texture mapping, image compositing, curves and surfaces, photorealistic image synthesis, and physical dynamics for modeling and animation. CSE P 561 Network Systems David Wetherall - Instructor Day/Time: Thursday 6:30-9:20 pm ; Place: TBD The design of modern network systems. Fundamental concepts illustrated with case studies of the Internet, LANs and 802.11. Topics include: wireless, media access, and transport-layer technologies, routing, congestion control, internetworking, network management, peer-to-peer systems, and network security. 2010-2011 Courses Autumn 2010: CSEP 544 Database Mgt. Systems—Dan Suciu (Distance); Wed. 6:30-9:20 pm CSEP 557 Graphics—Zoran Popovic; Tue. 6:30-9:20 pm CSEP 561 Network Systems—David Wetherall; Thu. 6:30-9:20 pm Winter 2011: CSEP 548 Comp. Architecture—Luis Ceze CSEP 573 Artificial Intelligence—Pedro Domingos CSEP 590 Mobile Computing—Gaetano Borriello CSEP 590 Cryptography (Distance)—Josh Benaloh & Brian LaMacchia Spring 2011: CSEP 506 Concurrency—Madan Musuvathi CSEP 590 Computational Biology—Larry Ruzzo CSEP 548 Computing for Global Health—Richard Anderson; CSEP 5xx Course TBD Registration PMP students register by phone [(206) 543-2310], fax, or mail using registration form Advisor sends quarterly to students' cs e-mail address. Registration and payment must be received no later than close of business Friday before quarter start. PMP students should be familiar with add/drop/withdraw policies at www.washington.edu/students/#ACADEMICS myUW PMP students: Can’t use myUW to register for PMP courses Can use myUW http://www.myuw.washington.edu/ for: Billing Information Change of Address Schedule Information Student ID Cards For detailed information see UW Student ID Center Web site at www.washington.edu/students/reg/id.html Student ID Center, ground floor of Odegaard Library next to the By George Cafe, weekdays 8 to 5. Student ID Cards are also used for lab access. On first use be prepared to wait a few minutes for activation. UPASS information is available from links at Student ID Card Web Page referenced above. Note: When you return UPASS no credit or debit will appear on your statement. Tuition Quarterly cost $3,325 ($665 per credit) One price for all! + $150 quarterly fees & textbooks Parking $2 per night campus parking permit available from UW Parking Services (otherwise $6 at gatehouse) http://www.washington.edu/commuterservices/parking/fees_description s/night.php Permit can be used once or twice per week on campus after 4:00 pm . Students must purchase special permit in person at the start of the quarter for the entire quarter--just specify the days needed (i.e. every Tuesday). The Parking Services Office at 3901 University Way NE is open M-F 7:30 to 5:00 and until 6:00 pm Mon-Thur. for the first week of classes. There are long lines during the first week of classes. A spouse or friend can purchase the permit for a student. Student number, make of car, car license plate number, and payment is needed. Getting the Word Out PMP students and graduates are the best way we have to spread the word on the Professional Master's Program. Please make sure talk to your friends and co-workers about your courses and the program. We would love to have more students just like you.
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