Certificate in Power Engineering

This is an archived copy of the 2016-2017 catalog. To access the most recent version of the catalog, please visit http://bulletin.iit.edu.

This program provides power engineers with a solid foundation in the design and analysis of large-scale power systems and state-of-the-art power conversion systems, including power systems control, power electronics, motor drives, design of fault-tolerant systems, power markets, and fundamentals of power system operation and planning.


Required Courses (6-8)
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6-8
Power Electronics4
Electric Motor Drives4
Power System Analysis3
Power Systems Analysis with Laboratory4
Analytical Methods in Power Systems3
Elective Courses (9)
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9
Power Distribution Engineering3
Robust Control3
Renewable Energies3
Computer Aided Design of Electric Machines3
Reliability Theory and System Implementation3
Energy Harvesting3
Motion Control Systems Dynamics3
Power Electronic Dynamics and Control3
Advanced Power Electronics3
Adjustable Speed Drives3
Power System Planning3
Power System Relaying3
Power Market Operations3
Power Market Economics and Security3
Fault-Tolerant Power Systems3
Power System Reliability3
High Voltage Power Transmission3
Power Systems Dynamics and Stability3
Deregulated Power Systems3
Power System Transaction Management3
Computational Intelligence in Engineering3
Control and Operation of Electric Power Systems3
Elements of Sustainable Energy3
Elements of Smart Grid3
Microgrid Design and Operation3
Total Credit Hours15-17