Search result: Course units in Autumn Semester 2018

Computational Science and Engineering Master Information
Core Courses
Two core courses out of three must be attended and examinations must be taken in both.

252-0543-01L Computer Graphics won't be offered as a core course after HS 2018.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-4671-00LAdvanced Numerical Methods for CSEW9 credits4V + 2U + 1PR. Hiptmair, C. Jerez Hanckes
252-0543-01LComputer Graphics Information W6 credits3V + 2UM. Gross, J. Novak
Fields of Specialization
Astrophysics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-7851-00LTheoretical Astrophysics (University of Zurich) Information
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: AST512

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
W10 credits4V + 2UR. Teyssier
401-7855-00LComputational Astrophysics (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: AST245

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
W6 credits2VL. M. Mayer
Physics of the Atmosphere
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
701-0023-00LAtmosphere Information W3 credits2VE. Fischer, T. Peter
651-4053-05LBoundary Layer MeteorologyW4 credits3GM. Rotach, P. Calanca
701-1221-00LDynamics of Large-Scale Atmospheric Flow Information W4 credits2V + 1UH. Wernli, L. Papritz
401-5930-00LSeminar in Physics of the Atmosphere for CSEW4 credits2SH. Joos, C. Schär
Chemistry
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
529-0004-01LComputer Simulation in Chemistry, Biology and Physics Information W6 credits4GP. H. Hünenberger
529-0003-01LAdvanced Quantum ChemistryW6 credits3GM. Reiher, S. Knecht
401-5940-00LSeminar in Chemistry for CSE Information W4 credits2SP. H. Hünenberger, M. Reiher
Fluid Dynamics
One of the course units
151-0103-00L Fluid Dynamics II
151-0109-00L Turbulent Flows
is compulsory.
Students able to follow courses in German are advised to choose 151-0103-00L Fluid Dynamics II.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0103-00LFluid Dynamics IIO3 credits2V + 1UP. Jenny
151-0109-00LTurbulent FlowsW4 credits2V + 1UP. Jenny
151-0182-00LFundamentals of CFD MethodsW+4 credits3GA. Haselbacher
151-0105-00LQuantitative Flow VisualizationW4 credits2V + 1UT. Rösgen
151-0213-00LFluid Dynamics with the Lattice Boltzmann MethodW4 credits3GI. Karlin
151-0207-00LTheory and Modeling of Reactive FlowsW4 credits3GC. E. Frouzakis, I. Mantzaras
401-5950-00LSeminar in Fluid Dynamics for CSE Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2SP. Jenny, T. Rösgen
Systems and Control
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-0103-00LControl Systems Information W6 credits2V + 2UF. Dörfler
227-0225-00LLinear System TheoryW6 credits5GM. Kamgarpour
151-0575-01LSignals and Systems Information W4 credits2V + 2UA. Carron, G. Ducard
151-0563-01LDynamic Programming and Optimal Control Information W4 credits2V + 1UR. D'Andrea
252-0535-00LAdvanced Machine Learning Information W8 credits3V + 2U + 2AJ. M. Buhmann
401-5850-00LSeminar in Systems and Control for CSEW4 credits2SF. Dörfler, R. Smith
Robotics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0601-00LTheory of Robotics and Mechatronics Information W4 credits3GP. Korba, S. Stoeter
252-0535-00LAdvanced Machine Learning Information W8 credits3V + 2U + 2AJ. M. Buhmann
263-5902-00LComputer Vision Information W6 credits3V + 1U + 1AM. Pollefeys, V. Ferrari, L. Van Gool
263-3210-00LDeep Learning Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 300.
W4 credits2V + 1UF. Perez Cruz
151-0563-01LDynamic Programming and Optimal Control Information W4 credits2V + 1UR. D'Andrea
151-0851-00LRobot Dynamics Information Restricted registration - show details W4 credits2V + 2UM. Hutter, R. Siegwart
401-5860-00LSeminar in Robotics for CSEW4 credits2SR. Siegwart
Physics
For the field of specialization `Physics' basic knowledge in quantum mechanics is required.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
402-0809-00LIntroduction to Computational PhysicsW8 credits2V + 2UH. J. Herrmann
402-0205-00LQuantum Mechanics I Information W10 credits3V + 2UM. Gaberdiel
402-0461-00LQuantum Information TheoryW8 credits3V + 1UJ. Renes
402-0777-00LParticle Accelerator Physics and Modeling IW6 credits2V + 1UA. Adelmann
401-5810-00LSeminar in Physics for CSEW4 credits2SA. Adelmann
Computational Finance
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-3913-01LMathematical Foundations for Finance Information W4 credits3V + 2UE. W. Farkas, M. Schweizer
401-4657-00LNumerical Analysis of Stochastic Ordinary Differential Equations Information
Alternative course title: "Computational Methods for Quantitative Finance: Monte Carlo and Sampling Methods"
W6 credits3V + 1UA. Jentzen, L. Yaroslavtseva
401-8905-00LFinancial Engineering (University of Zurich)
No enrolment to this course at ETH Zurich. Book the corresponding module directly at UZH.
UZH Module Code: MFOEC200

Mind the enrolment deadlines at UZH:
Link
W6 credits4GUniversity lecturers
401-5820-00LSeminar in Computational Finance for CSEW4 credits2SJ. Teichmann
Electromagnetics
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
227-0110-00LAdvanced Electromagnetic WavesW6 credits2V + 2UP. Leuchtmann
227-2037-00LPhysical Modelling and Simulation Information W6 credits4GJ. Smajic
227-0301-00LOptical Communication FundamentalsW6 credits2V + 1U + 1PJ. Leuthold
401-5870-00LSeminar in Electromagnetics for CSE Information W4 credits2SJ. Leuthold
Geophysics
Recommended combinations:
Subject 1 + Subject 2
Subject 1 + Subject 3
Subject 2 + Subject 3
Subject 3 + Subject 4
Subject 5 + Subject 6
Subject 5 + Subject 4
Geophysics: Subject 1
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
651-4007-00LContinuum MechanicsW3 credits2VT. Gerya
Geophysics: Subject 2
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
651-4241-00LNumerical Modelling I and II: Theory and ApplicationsW6 credits4GT. Gerya
Geophysics: Subject 3
Offered in the spring semester
Geophysics: Subject 4
Offered in the spring semester
Geophysics: Subject 5
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
651-4014-00LSeismic TomographyW3 credits2GT. Diehl, I. Molinari
Geophysics: Subject 6
Offered in the spring semester
Geophysics: Seminar
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-5880-00LSeminar in Geophysics for CSEW4 credits2SP. Tackley
Biology
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
636-0007-00LComputational Systems Biology Information W6 credits3V + 2UJ. Stelling
636-0017-00LComputational Biology Information W6 credits3G + 2AT. Stadler, C. Magnus, T. Vaughan
636-0706-00LSpatio-Temporal Modelling in Biology Information W4 credits3GD. Iber
Electives
In the ‘electives’ subcategory, at least two course units must be successfully completed.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0113-00LApplied Fluid DynamicsW4 credits2V + 1UJ.‑P. Kunsch
151-0709-00LStochastic Methods for Engineers and Natural Scientists Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 45.
W4 credits3GD. W. Meyer-Massetti
151-0532-00LNonlinear Dynamics and Chaos I Information W4 credits2V + 2UF. Kogelbauer
151-0317-00LVisualization, Simulation and Interaction - Virtual Reality IIW4 credits3GA. Kunz
151-0833-00LPrinciples of Nonlinear Finite-Element-MethodsW5 credits2V + 2UN. Manopulo, B. Berisha
263-2800-00LDesign of Parallel and High-Performance Computing Information W7 credits3V + 2U + 1AT. Hoefler, M. Püschel
227-0102-00LDiscrete Event Systems Information W6 credits4GL. Thiele, L. Vanbever, R. Wattenhofer
227-0116-00LVLSI I: From Architectures to VLSI Circuits and FPGAs Information W6 credits5GF. K. Gürkaynak, L. Benini
227-0148-00LVLSI III: Test and Fabrication of VLSI Circuits Information W6 credits4GF. K. Gürkaynak, L. Benini
227-0447-00LImage Analysis and Computer Vision Information W6 credits3V + 1UL. Van Gool, O. Göksel, E. Konukoglu
227-0417-00LInformation Theory IW6 credits4GA. Lapidoth
227-0427-00LSignal Analysis, Models, and Machine LearningW6 credits4GH.‑A. Loeliger
227-0627-00LApplied Computer ArchitectureW6 credits4GA. Gunzinger
252-0237-00LConcepts of Object-Oriented Programming Information W6 credits3V + 2UP. Müller
252-0417-00LRandomized Algorithms and Probabilistic MethodsW8 credits3V + 2U + 2AA. Steger
252-0546-00LPhysically-Based Simulation in Computer Graphics Information W4 credits2V + 1UM. Bächer, V. da Costa de Azevedo, B. Solenthaler
261-5100-00LComputational Biomedicine Information Restricted registration - show details
Number of participants limited to 60.
W4 credits2V + 1UG. Rätsch
401-4503-68LReading Course: Reduced Basis MethodsW4 credits2GR. Hiptmair
401-4619-67LAdvanced Topics in Computational Statistics
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits2VN. Meinshausen
401-3627-00LHigh-Dimensional Statistics
Does not take place this semester.
W4 credits2VP. L. Bühlmann
401-4623-00LTime Series AnalysisW6 credits3GN. Meinshausen
401-3901-00LMathematical Optimization Information W11 credits4V + 2UR. Weismantel
227-1033-00LNeuromorphic Engineering I Information Restricted registration - show details
Registration in this class requires the permission of the instructors. Class size will be limited to available lab spots.
Preference is given to students that require this class as part of their major.
W6 credits2V + 3UT. Delbrück, G. Indiveri, S.‑C. Liu
227-1037-00LIntroduction to Neuroinformatics Information W6 credits2V + 1UV. Mante, M. Cook, B. Grewe, G. Indiveri, D. Kiper, W. von der Behrens
327-1201-00LTransport Phenomena I Information W5 credits4GH. C. Öttinger
» see also Fields of Specialization
Case Studies
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-3667-68LCase Studies Seminar (Autumn Semester 2018)W3 credits2SV. C. Gradinaru, R. Hiptmair, K. Nipp, M. Reiher
Semester Paper
There are several course units "Semester Paper" that are all equivalent. If, during your studies, you write several semester papers, choose among the different numbers in order to be able to obtain credits again.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-3740-01LSemester Paper Restricted registration - show details
Successful participation in the course unit 401-2000-00L Scientific Works in Mathematics or 402-2000-00L Scientific Works in Physicsis is required.
For more information, see Link
Supervisors only authorised for term papers must be assigned by the Study Administration.
W8 credits11ASupervisors
401-3740-02LSemester Paper Restricted registration - show details
Successful participation in the course unit 401-2000-00L Scientific Works in Mathematics or 402-2000-00L Scientific Works in Physicsis is required.
For more information, see Link
Supervisors only authorised for term papers must be assigned by the Study Administration.
W8 credits11ASupervisors
GESS Science in Perspective
» Recommended Science in Perspective (Type B) for D-MATH.
» see Science in Perspective: Language Courses ETH/UZH
» see Science in Perspective: Type A: Enhancement of Reflection Capability
Master's Thesis
If you wish to have recognised 402-2000-00L Scientific Works in Physics instead of 401-2000-00L Scientific Works in Mathematics (as allowed for the CSE programme), take contact with the Study Administration Office (Link) after having passed the performance assessment.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-2000-00LScientific Works in Mathematics
Target audience:
Third year Bachelor students;
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.
O0 creditsE. Kowalski
401-2000-01LTraining Course "Search for Documents in Mathematics" [under revision]
Details and registration for the optional MathBib training course: Link
Z0 creditsSpeakers
402-2000-00LScientific Works in Physics
Target audience:
Master students who cannot document to have received an adequate training in working scientifically.

Directive Link
W0 creditsC. Grab
401-4990-01LMaster's Thesis Restricted registration - show details
Only students who fulfil the following criteria are permitted to commence the Master's thesis:
a. successful completion of the Bachelor's programme;
b. fulfilling of any additional requirements necessary to gain admission to the Master's programme;
c. successful completion of
1) at least two course units in the category ‘Core courses’;
2) at least five course units, including a seminar, in the category ‘Fields of specialisation’; and
3) the semester paper.

Successful participation in the course unit 401-2000-00L Scientific Works in Mathematics or 402-2000-00L Scientific Works in Physicsis is required.
For more information, see Link
O30 credits57DSupervisors
Colloquia
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
401-5650-00LZurich Colloquium in Applied and Computational Mathematics Information E-0 credits2KR. Abgrall, R. Alaifari, H. Ammari, R. Hiptmair, A. Jentzen, C. Jerez Hanckes, S. Mishra, S. Sauter, C. Schwab
Course Units for Additional Admission Requirements
The courses below are only available for MSc students with additional admission requirements.
NumberTitleTypeECTSHoursLecturers
151-0102-AALFluid Dynamics I
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-6 credits13RT. Rösgen
406-0353-AALAnalysis III Information
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-4 credits9RA. Iozzi
406-0603-AALStochastics (Probability and Statistics)
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-4 credits9RM. Kalisch
406-0663-AALNumerical Methods for CSE
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-8 credits17RR. Alaifari
252-0232-AALSoftware Design
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-6 credits13RD. Gruntz
529-0483-AALStatistical Physics and Computer Simulation
Enrolment ONLY for MSc students with a decree declaring this course unit as an additional admission requirement.

Any other students (e.g. incoming exchange students, doctoral students) CANNOT enrol for this course unit.
E-4 credits9RM. Reiher