PhD in Opto-Mechatronics Engineering

General

Program Description

Teaching Characteristics

  • Besides knowledge-based courses, the hands-on activities, the cultivation of creativity, and the capstone courses are specially offered in our training.
  • Arranging undergraduate students to go to Hiroshima University, Southeastern University to have international academic interactions.
  • A double degree program with famous universities in the world.

Research Characteristics

  • Main research fields: Energy Technology, Solid Mechanics/Design, Advanced Materials, Precision Manufacturing, Thermal Fluids, System Engineering/Automatic Control, Opto-mechatronic Engineering, Electromechanical Integration.
  • Large research projects: Design of the IC/PV/LED manufacturing equipment, Energy storage, Fuel cells, Clean coal technology, CO2capture, Wind power systems, Energy saving, Taiwan-Russia satellite. The average research budget from 2008 to 2010 was 0.099 billion NT dollars per year.
  • Each teacher publishes 2.7 pieces of SCI/SSCI publication per year.

Professional Core Courses:

Elasticity, Mechanical Vibrations, Advance applied Mathematics, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Physical Metallurgy, Finite Element Method

Requirements for Graduation

Required credits: 18 credits (including “Graduate Seminar” course for 4 semesters)

Duration of Study: 2~7 years

Other requirements :

  • Pass doctoral candidacy qualification examination within six semesters after enrollment (excluding the period of leave).
  • Elective Courses
  • Publish at least two SCI journal papers (IF≧0.2)
  • Pass an oral defense of a dissertation.

Research Facilities & Labs

  • IC and PV Industrial Equipment Design Program
  • Energy Storage Program
  • Satellite/Rocket Engineering
  • MOCVD Design Center
  • Electrical Discharge Machining Laboratory
  • Biomass Gasification/ Pyrolysis System Laboratory

Admission Documents

  • Autobiography
  • Study Plan
  • Research Proposal
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency
  • Evidence of Chinese Proficiency
  • Master Thesis
  • Related Academic Publications
Last updated Feb 2018

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About the School

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915. NCU had later developed into a renowned academic institution with comprehensive programs and outstanding faculty, enjoying ... Read More

National Central University was originally founded in Nanjing, China in 1915. NCU had later developed into a renowned academic institution with comprehensive programs and outstanding faculty, enjoying a high reputation equal to that of Peking University. In 1962, the Graduate Institute of Geophysics was founded in Miaoli, Taiwan as the re-establishment of the University. The campus was relocated to Zhongli in 1968, and today it has become a home to more than thirteen thousand students and teachers. Read less