Class meeting times:  Tu,Th  11am-12:20pm

Location:                    ECEB 3081 Map

Prerequisites:             ECE 290 or CS 231

Course website:  

Instructor: Shobha Vasudevan - Associate Professor, ECE Dept.
Office: Coordinated Science Laboratory 260
Phone: 217-333-8164
Email: shobhav AT [this university]
Office hours: By Annoucement

Instructor: Deming Chen - Professor, ECE Dept.
Office: Coordinated Science Laboratory 410
Phone: 217-244-3922
Email: dchen AT [this university]
Office hours: Monday 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM CSL 410

TA: Greg Knox - Graduate TA, ECE Dept.
Office: Coordinated Science Laboratory 403
Email: gaknox2 AT [this university]
Office hours: Tuesday 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM ECEB 5034 and Friday 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM ECEB 3034


This semester, we will use piazza as the discussion platform. The signup link is:, and the class link is: All of you should have got an invitation email this afternoon to join ECE462 on piazza. If you haven't, please send your TA Gregory Knox an email and this will be fixed ASAP. Instructions on how to use piazza has been posted in note "Welcome to ECE462", please check after you signed up.

Welcome to ECE462!


To understand the process of digital logic design in real systems, with respect to performance and functionality constraints; to appreciate the underlying technology as well as the role of logic design in the system design cycle; to enable correct and efficient designs of datapath and control of digital systems when provided with real-life parameters.