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CIV ENG 191 (Fall 2009)

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Comment: Very enthusiastic professor. Very easy exams. Pretty challenging labs though, but it's nothing that a little collaboration will fix.

CIV ENG C291F (Spring 2012)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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75 95 66 66 91

Comment: Good Prof/Lecturer. First part of class (programing) was super intresting and easy to understand. The homework gave a good challenge and the GSI's were super helpful if you got stuck. They didn't just give you the answer but helped you understand it. Second part of the class (Applied Linear Algebra) was not so fun especially if you haven't taken math 54 yet. The lectures on that part were really unhelpful. I learned enough to be able to do the HW but it didn't soak in so the final was really hard. The final project was really fun (you build a robot for a video game) and shows you how powerful basic programming skills can be.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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90 100 78 77 86

Comment: Totally loved the Matlab class. The best thing about this course was the laboratory section where you got to fiddle around with code with people all around you to help you. I even "broke Matlab" and showed my findings to the Gsi's and they were surprised that Matlab could be so subtle about binary representation. >> y = 0.2 , x = 0.8 , y > 1 - x Even the head Gsi was surprised. He fiddled around with eps( ) for quite a while.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Tends to mess around more than lecture. Taught linear algebra incorrectly and his final was outrageously difficult.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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70 29 34 78 70

Comment: very entertaining lecturer but labs are super hard

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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87 76 60 70 78

Comment: Bayen and the gsis wrote us a textbook- that's pretty awesome.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Very enthusiastic and very stimulating assignments that may be difficult. 1 Midterm. 1 Final.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Some labs were very screwy. The guy was very nice. I thought I was doing well in the class, but found out before the final that the class average was an A-. The final exam crushed us all and a curve was established... they climbin' though yo' window, snatchin' yo' grades up..

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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100 77 49 69 100

Comment: Overall excellent professor. Assignments aren't too hard but get progressively harder. Exams are multiple choice but designed to be hard. Great class overall.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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91 100 62 100 100

Comment: 3D glasses, pies for all 420 students ... best teacher ever!

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Bayen was a great prof, super enthusiastic and cared whether or not students were falling asleep in his class. He would do random things to keep us engaged. Labs were a bit of a pain, but honestly were the best way to learn. Personally, I found too little of the final/midterm was based on lab and too much was focused on calc. Best if you take Math 54 concurrently with this class, you will have a huge leg up in terms of the second half.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Very fun and exciting teacher. Will do crazy things like bring in an acapela group to explain a concept. GSI wrote the exams so no comment there.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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95 85 57 81 100

Comment: Very enthusiastic and caring professor. Does unusual things during lectures to keep people awake, such as serving apple pie and drinking strange things handed to him by this one guy who wears the same beret every day. I thought the material was pretty manageable, and I had no programming experience prior to taking this class. The labs are the most important part of the course, because you learn best by doing them.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Prof. Bayen is such an amazing professor. He is super enthusiastic and love teaching. He always tries to find ways to keep the large lecture involved, including mystery drinks from a GSI, apple pies on Pi Day, bringing Noteworthy in to sing a song about Diff Eqs, and many others. Each week's homework consisted of a lab assignment where you created a few programs and turned them in on bSpace. They came up with an "autograder" that returned your scores very fast. The midterm was pretty easy, but the final was surprisingly hard. Overall, it was a very good class and you should take it with Bayen if you have the opportunity. Also, many props to the head GSI, Timmy.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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100 100 91 73 100

Comment: Best professor ever. Very enthusiastic and liked teaching.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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90 72 50 82 100

Comment: The subject is hard, but Professor Bayen is awesome. He teaches quite well and shows great demonstrations from guests all over the university to teach his students the material.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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Comment: Great professor. He is really funny and at random times surprises us. This guy had the A Capella sing about Differential Equations. All in all he does a good job at explaining concepts. Would love to him for other classes

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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85 82 51 74 97

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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90 89 46 93 92

Comment: Labs are fair. Labs can be done by going to labs and aking gsi if you are stuck with hard problems. Exams are quite tricky. Even if you are good at matlab, you can make mistakes and the mistakes shift your grade alot. So be careful. Lecture is helpful. The class is really organized. Labs are graded quickly. Grading system is reasonable. and the robot project was fun. I really recommend Bayen for E7 Class.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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78 80 51 70 100

Comment: His lectures are hilarious because random things will happen. Like people singing a song about differential equations, or playing a lifesize game of towers of hanoi, or him ballroom dancing with another professor. His GSI's are also excellent. And the head GSI Timmy is probably the best GSI on campus. When it comes to teaching the material he is okay. The coding part was an A+. But when it got to the math heavy parts more like a B-.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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78 100 19 100 100

Comment: Difficult exams, very good professor and awesome GSI's

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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87 75 76 86 100

Comment: Bayen is really into the material he's teaching. The concepts are pretty easy if you've taken a programming course before. Exams are designed to trip you up.

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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84 65 88 89 90

Comment: super awesome. must take

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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87 85 73 50 88

Comment: Very enthusiastic and Labs aren't too bad once you find a good group to work with

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2011)

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94 75 82 96 97

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2008)

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63 35 65 60 65

ENGIN 7 (Spring 2008)

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100 60 71 50 85

Comment: Final was pretty difficult, Bayen is a great prof. Watch out for the GSI's bringing him drinks during the middle of every lecture.