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MS&E 92Q: International Environmental Policy

Preference to sophomores. Science, economics, and politics of international environmental policy. Current negotiations on global climate change, including actors and potential solutions. Sources include briefing materials used in international negotiations and the U.S. Congress.
Terms: Win | Units: 3
Instructors: Weyant, J. (PI)

MS&E 108: Senior Project

Restricted to MS&E majors in their senior year. Students carry out a major project in groups of four, applying techniques and concepts learned in the major. Project work includes problem identification and definition, data collection and synthesis, modeling, development of feasible solutions, and presentation of results. Cardinal Course certified by the Haas Center. Satisfies the WIM requirement for MS&E majors.
Terms: Win | Units: 5

MS&E 111: Introduction to Optimization (ENGR 62, MS&E 211)

Formulation and computational analysis of linear, quadratic, and other convex optimization problems. Applications in machine learning, operations, marketing, finance, and economics. Prerequisite: CME 100 or MATH 51.
Terms: Win, Sum | Units: 3-4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci, WAY-AQR

MS&E 121: Introduction to Stochastic Modeling

Stochastic processes and models in operations research. Discrete and continuous time parameter Markov chains. Queuing theory, inventory theory, simulation. Prerequisite: 120 or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci

MS&E 130: Information Networks and Services

Architecture of the Internet and performance engineering of computer systems and networks. Switching, routing and shortest path algorithms. Congestion management and queueing networks. Peer-to-peer networking. Wireless and mobile networking. Information service engineering and management. Search engines and recommendation systems. Reputation systems and social networking technologies. Security and trust. Information markets. Select special topics and case studies. Prerequisites: 111, 120, and CS 106A.
Terms: Win | Units: 3 | UG Reqs: GER:DB-EngrAppSci

MS&E 135: Networks

This course provides an introduction to how networks underly our social, technological, and natural worlds, with an emphasis on developing intuitions for broadly applicable concepts in network analysis. The course will include: an introduction to graph theory and graph concepts; social networks; information networks; the aggregate behavior of markets and crowds; network dynamics; information diffusion; the implications of popular concepts such as "six degrees of separation", the "friendship paradox", and the "wisdom of crowds".
Terms: Win | Units: 3

MS&E 140: Accounting for Managers and Entrepreneurs (MS&E 240)

Non-majors and minors who have taken or are taking elementary accounting should not enroll. Introduction to accounting concepts and the operating characteristics of accounting systems. The principles of financial and cost accounting, design of accounting systems, techniques of analysis, and cost control. Interpretation and use of accounting information for decision making. Designed for the user of accounting information and not as an introduction to a professional accounting career.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 3

MS&E 141: Economic Analysis (MS&E 241)

Principal methods of economic analysis of the production activities of firms, including production technologies, cost and profit, and perfect and imperfect competition; individual choice, including preferences and demand; and the market-based system, including price formation, efficiency, and welfare. Practical applications of the methods presented. Recommended: 211, ECON 50.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4

MS&E 145: Introduction to Finance and Investment

Introduction to modern quantitative finance and investments. The course focuses on the basic principles underlying financial decision making which are applicable to all forms of investment: stocks, bonds, real estate, corporate finance, etc., and how they are applied in practice. Topics: interest rates; evaluating investments: present value and internal rate of return; fixed-income markets: bonds, yield, duration, portfolio immunization; term structure of interest rates; measuring risk: volatility, value at risk, conditional value at risk; designing optimal security portfolios; the capital asset pricing model, arbitrage pricing theory. Group projects involving financial market data. No prior knowledge of finance required. Prerequisite: basic preparation in probability, statistics, and optimization.
Terms: Win | Units: 4

MS&E 146: Corporate Financial Management (MS&E 249)

Key functions of finance in both large and small companies, and the core concepts and key analytic tools that provide their foundation. Making financing decisions, evaluating investments, and managing cashflow, profitability and risk. Designing performance metrics to effectively measure and align the activities of functional groups and individuals within the firm. Structuring relationships with key customers, partners and suppliers. Limited enrollment. Recommended: 145, 245A, or equivalent.
Terms: Win | Units: 3-4
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