The PhD can vary depending on the institution and country in which it is awarded. Most scholars pursue a PhD because of strong motivation to contribute to the academic community as well as true curiosity about their chosen field of study.
A PhD in Chemistry is a doctorate in the field of basic chemistry research. The various disciplines entailed include bioorganic, supramolecular synthesis, nanofabrication, atmospheric and environmental chemistry as well as fuel cell research fields. The program is offered in US and UK and marketable worldwide and collaborate often with other programs including Biophysics, Chemical Physics, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering and Physics.
The United States of America is located on the continent of North America. It is the third largest country by size in the world. It has a relatively short history compared to other world nations, has one of the world's largest economies, and has one of the world's most diverse populations.
View all Doctoral Programs in Chemistry in North America 2018
This multidisciplinary program builds on the fundamentals of traditional engineering and science combined with curriculum and research activities addressing the numerous technical challenges of micro- and nano-systems. [+]
Ph. D. in Microsystems Engineering
RIT offers a unique program leading to a doctorate degree in microsystems engineering. This multidisciplinary program builds on the fundamentals of traditional engineering and science combined with curriculum and research activities addressing the numerous technical challenges of micro- and nano-systems. These include the manipulation of electrical, photonic, optical, mechanical, chemical, and biological functionality to process, sense, and interface with the world at a nanometer scale. The goal of the program is to provide a foundation to explore future technology through research in nano-engineering, design methods, and technologies and their integration into micro- and nano-scaled systems. Some of the program’s areas of exploration include the following:... [-]
The PhD is awarded primarily for an original investigation which results in a significant advance in knowledge within an area of chemistry. A firm grasp of the fundamental principles, experimental techniques and current theories of chemistry is also required... [+]