PhD Engineering Doctoral Programs

Carleton University, Faculty of Engineering and Design

Program Description

PhD Engineering Doctoral Programs

Carleton University, Faculty of Engineering and Design

Carleton offers you outstanding graduate programs, remarkable research opportunities, intriguing internships and collaborations with supportive staff and faculty. Our engineering and design graduate programs offer excellent research and practical applications related to your field of interest. A number of our programs are collaborative with the University of Ottawa through our Ottawa-Carleton Joint Institutes. (Depending on who you would like to have as your thesis supervisor, you can apply either to Carleton University or the University of Ottawa.)

Ph.D. PROGRAMS LIST:

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

This program is offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering which combines the research strengths and resources of Carleton and the University of Ottawa. We offer two PhDs programs in this field: a Doctor of Philosophy Aerospace Engineering and a Doctor of Philosophy Mechanical Engineering.

Fields of Specialization

  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Aeronautical and Space Engineering
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Controls and Robotics
  • Materials and Manufacturing
  • Solid Mechanics and Design
  • Thermal and Fluid Engineering

Civil Engineering

Our civil engineering programs are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Civil Engineering which gives students access to professors, courses and facilities at Carleton and the University of Ottawa.

Fields of Specialization

  • Environmental Engineering
  • Fire Safety Engineering
  • Geotechnical Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Water Resources Engineering

Electrical and Computer Engineering

The Ph.D. program in Electrical and Computer Engineering is offered by the Department of Systems and Computer Engineering and the Department of Electronics in the Faculty of Engineering and Design. Carleton has known expertise in this field, producing highly qualified graduates to work on projects ranging from high-speed/high-frequency circuitry to optical fiber communications to computer systems and software engineering. Our renowned researchers work in areas such as biomedical engineering, computing, electrical engineering, engineering systems and analysis, interactive multimedia systems, software engineering, speech/signal/image processing and telecommunications. The Electrical and Computer Engineering program is also offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Electrical and Computer Engineering which allows our students access to the largest program in Canada with resources both at Carleton and the University of Ottawa.

Fields of Specialization

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Computer-Aided Design for Electronic Circuits
  • Computer and Software Engineering
  • Computer Communications, Distributed Systems, and Multimedia
  • Digital and Wireless Communications
  • Integrated Circuits and Devices
  • Microwaves and Electromagnetics
  • Photonic Systems
  • Signal, Speech and Image Processing
  • Systems and Machine Intelligence

Environmental Engineering

Our program is focused on innovative research geared towards developing new technologies and practices that ensure we have clean air to breath, clean water to drink, clean soil to grow our crops and clean energy to sustain our society. Our goal is to reduce the impact of our society on our environment. Our programs are offered through the Ottawa-Carleton Institute for Environmental Engineering which allows our graduate students to take courses at both Carleton and the University of Ottawa.

Fields of Specialization

  • Air Pollution
  • Management of Solid and Hazardous Waste
  • Water Resources and Groundwater Management
  • Water and Wastewater Treatment
This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated February 14, 2018
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Sept. 2018
Duration
Duration
3 - 5 years
Full time
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Canada - Ottawa, Ontario
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