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Computer Engineering is a field that continues to expand and develop as the world demands greater and more advanced technological solutions to problems. Ideal for graduates from Bachelor of Masters programs in Computer Engineering or a related field, PhD in Computer Engineering candidates have the opportunity to do original research and make a valuable contribution to their field. Upon graduation, many computer engineers with a PhD in Computer Engineering go on to work in supervisory or executive levels of the technology sector, such as Chief Technology Officers, or as entrepreneurs or educators.

Offered at universities and academic institutions in China, the USA and around the world, PhD in Computer Engineering programs often allow candidates some level of flexibility in scheduling research, teaching, classes, meetings and other integral activities. Financial aid is often available to help cover tuition and/or living expenses for PhD in Computer Engineering candidates. PhD in Computer Engineering students also frequently choose to assist professors with lecturing, managing laboratory activities or grading as part time work during the course of their three to five year PhD.

If you have graduated from an undergraduate program in a related field and would like to take your academic qualifications in Computer Engineering to the next level, scroll down and read more about PhD in Computer Engineering programs, today!

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22 Results in Computer Engineering

The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science

The doctoral program in computer engineering is designed to involve students in cutting-edge research in the areas of computer architecture and high-performance computing ... [+]

Program Overview

The doctoral program in computer engineering is designed to involve students in cutting-edge research in the areas of computer architecture and high-performance computing, or microelectronics and VLSI systems. The research interests of the faculty in the computer architecture and high-performance computing area span computer architecture, parallel processing, cloud computing, and high-performance and grid computing. In the microelectronics and VLSI design area, the faculty's interests include the design and modeling of electronic and nanoelectronic devices and systems, microfluidic devices integrated with electronic devices, the design of MicroElectroMechanical Systems (MEMS) for sensors and for RF-MEMS devices, micro and nanoelectronic circuits with applications to sensors and biosensors, and techniques to develop CMOS Integrated sensors and their interface circuits using analog and digital circuits.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
University of North Texas College of Engineering

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas offers coursework leading to Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science and Engin ... [+]

The Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of North Texas offers coursework leading to Doctor of Philosophy degree in Computer Science and Engineering.

You will complete 42 credit hours beyond the master’s degree or 72 credit hours beyond the bachelor’s degree. In addition to coursework, you need to find a research topic, pass an oral exam related to the topic and write and defend a dissertation to a committee.

Graduate Opportunities

You’ll be able to work closely with distinguished faculty members to solve complex problems faced by businesses and consumers. The department has a working relationship with local and national companies, and its Industrial Advisory Board is composed of representatives from high-tech firms.... [-]

USA Denton
January 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Georgia - College of Engineering

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) students initiate and drive cutting-edge research that with supporting studies, position them to be new leaders in the advancement of their f ... [+]

Overview

The ECE Emphasis further defines and focuses the student’s Program of Study for the Ph.D. in Engineering through the requirements below:

If entering with a BS degree, a minimum of 73 hours beyond the bachelors is required as follows:

ENGR 6910 Foundations for Engineering Research (3 credit hours). 2 semesters of ENGR 8950 Graduate Seminar (2 credit hours).* 12 credit hours of ECE Area of Emphasis coursework at the 8000 level (see list below). 21 additional credit hours must be taken exclusive of research and dissertation credit. At least 9 hours must be at the 8000 level. The remainder must be at the 6000 level or higher. A minimum of 35 credit hours of doctoral research and dissertation. A minimum of 32 credit hours of research (ENGR 9000 or 9010). A typical student’s research hours will exceed this minimum. 3 hours of ENGR 9300 Doctoral Dissertation must be listed on the program of study. ... [-]
USA Athens
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
UAEU United Arab Emirates University

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Network Engineering enables students to engage in independent, high-quality research and academic teaching. It provides researc ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Network Engineering

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Network Engineering enables students to engage in independent, high-quality research and academic teaching. It provides research-oriented graduate study and professional specialization in Network Engineering and emphasizes both scholarly and applied research. To earn a Ph.D. degree, a student must demonstrate the breadth of knowledge, mastery of a specialized field, pass a comprehensive examination, and completes original research culminating in the written dissertation, revealing high critical ability and powers of imagination and synthesis. In addition, the student must demonstrate his/her ability to do original research and superior scholarship, as demonstrated by a public dissertation defense and publication in established peer-reviewed academic conferences and/or journals... [-]

United Arab Emirates Al Ain
August 2020
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Koc University - Istanbul Turkey

An interdisciplinary program on the physical and chemical fundamentals of material synthesis, characterization, structure-property behavior, processing, and computation ... [+]

Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering

An interdisciplinary program on the physical and chemical fundamentals of material synthesis, characterization, structure-property behavior, processing, and computational modeling; with emphasis on practical laboratory experience.Research areas of interest:

Nanostructured materials Photonics & laser materials Polymeric materials & composites Fuel cells & hydrogen storage materials Processing & device applications Protein biochemistry & biotechnology Micro-optics & micro-nano system technologies

Application requirements:

3 Recommendation Letters TOEFL IBT (minimum 80) exam scores General GRE exam scores (minimum 155 on quantitative section) Transcripts Statement of Purpose ... [-]
Turkey Istanbul
September 2020
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

The interdisciplinary postgraduate research programme in Energy Technology in the School of Engineering at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology provides lon ... [+]

Make your input really count as a postgraduate student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. Traditional computer science research covers the hardware and software of computer systems and their applications. Computer science programmes at HKUST emphasize an integrated approach to the study of computers and computing methods to collect, process, analyze and transmit information to support relevant and useful applications in modern life.

Computer science is still a young field. The world is only just beginning to realize the potential of information technology. The Department and its programmes prepare students to meet the exciting challenges that await and to generate new advances in computing that will fuel future progress.... [-]

Hong Kong
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Brno University of Technology

The goal of the doctoral degree programme is to provide outstanding graduates from the master degree programme with a specialized university education of the highest leve ... [+]

Computer Science and Engineering

Abbreviation: VTI-DR-4

Faculty: Faculty of Information Technology

Academic year: 2018/2019

A title awarded: Ph.D.

Level of qualification: Doctoral (3rd cycle)

Qualification awarded: Ph.D. in the field "Computer Science and Engineering"

Specific admission requirements

A student may be admitted to the doctoral degree programme provided that he/she graduated from a master degree programme from the area of computer science and engineering and provided that he/she passes an entrance examination.

In order to be able to successfully pass the entrance examination, the student is required to select a theme of his/her future dissertation thesis from among of those offered by the faculty, to have an outstanding knowledge of the theory and applications related to the chosen theme, to have skills for scientific work, to have good English language skills, and to obtain an approval from his/her future supervisor.... [-]

Czech Republic Brno
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
4 years
Campus
Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

The Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (or Electrical and Computer Engineering, EEC) is a research oriented program (research). Its purpose i ... [+]

The Doctoral Program (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering (or Electrical and Computer Engineering, EEC) is a research oriented program (research). Its purpose is to advance knowledge in the areas of Electrical and Computer Engineering and to equip students with exceptional ability to undertake advanced studies and original research. The Ph.D. in EEC aims to empower students for a research career and / or teaching in industry, research institutions, universities and government. The program should also instill in each student a proficiency for innovation, manifesting a fundamental advancement of knowledge and enabling graduates to integrate in their education and experience the major challenges of the technological professions. The program focuses on cutting-edge technology issues that go beyond the limits of Computer Engineering, Robotics, Microelectronics, Signal Processing, and Digital Communications.... [-]

Portugal Vila Real
October 2019
Portuguese (Portugal)
Full-time
3 years
Campus
Yasar University

The innovative programs offered by the Department aim to prepare students to become highly qualified professionals needed ... [+]

The innovative programs offered by the Department aim to prepare students to become highly qualified professionals needed in industry, government, and academia.

The Department of Computer Engineering was established in 1993 at the Faculty of Engineering. A four-year Computer Engineering program based on practice-oriented curriculum is offered. The department also offers Master of Science and Doctoral programs in Computer Engineering. Modern educational infrastructure and teaching environment support our mission to provide students high-level computer engineering education.

The undergraduate curricula are designed to enable graduates to identify, formulate, and solve problems using engineering principles. The practice-oriented programs encourage students to work on real-world problems and gain some work experience. Furthermore, it is expected that these programs supported by modern computer laboratories and advanced foreign language teaching facilities provide significant advantages for our graduates to work within a global economy and within a competitive environment. Apart from the fundamental courses such as calculus and physics the engineering courses included in the curriculum are logic design, microprocessors, computer architecture, programming languages, discrete structures, databases, operating systems, computer networks and computer graphics. Some elective courses including image processing, neural networks, e-commerce, geographical information systems also offered to enhance the curriculum.... [-]

Turkey Izmir
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology

This program allows graduates, through research, to specialize in specific Communications and Telecommunications areas. ... [+]

This program allows graduates, through research, to specialize in specific Communications and Telecommunications areas.

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Botswana Palapye
September 2019
Campus
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program is for students interested in pursuing advanced studies and research in Biomedical Technol ... [+]

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical and Computer Engineering Program is for students interested in pursuing advanced studies and research in Biomedical Technologies, Communications Systems, Computer, and Software Systems, Energy Systems, or Micro and Nano Technologies. Applicants to the program must have a high scholastic standing and must have demonstrated an aptitude for research to be admitted to the Ph.D. program, as the program is designed to develop the ability for independent research.

Electrical and Computer Engineers develop computing systems, from chip architecture to mobile applications, to communications protocols as well as the energy systems to allow these devices and all other electrical systems to function. The discipline has a huge impact on society because it helps to design the systems we use in everything from health to finance to safety.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
Clarkson University Graduate School

At the graduate level, the Electrical and Computer Engineering department offers programs of study leading to the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in electrical and computer ... [+]

Our Program

At the graduate level, the Electrical and Computer Engineering department offers programs of study leading to the doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.) in electrical and computer engineering. Clarkson University also offers an off-campus Ph.D. option designed to assist qualified non-resident candidates to matriculate at Clarkson University as doctoral degree candidates.

Curriculum Degree Requirements A minimum of 90 credit hours (beyond B.S.) corresponding to a minimum of three academic years of full-time study, two of which must be in residence at Clarkson. A master’s degree may be accepted in lieu of a maximum of 30 credit hours. A minimum of 6 credit hours of seminar work. Minimum coursework: 39 credit hours total, 9 credit hours in a minor field, 6 credit hours outside the department, and 9 credit hours taken in residence at Clarkson. At least 21 hours of the coursework should be done with the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. A dissertation must be submitted and defended orally before a committee of five faculty members with at least one committee member being from outside the department of the thesis advisor. ... [-]
USA Potsdam
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Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Campus
Abdullah Gül University

Abdullah Gül University (AGU) aims to be a research-oriented university with state-of-the-art facilities designed for multi-disciplinary research and graduate studies. ... [+]

Ph.D. in Electrical and Computer Engineering (100% in English)

Abdullah Gül University (AGU) aims to be a research-oriented university with state-of-the-art facilities designed for multi-disciplinary research and graduate studies. AGU faculty with full experience in national and international research projects will produce benefits for all stakeholders. AGU pays special attention to building relationships with industry in order to establish effective collaboration for qualified R&D projects.

The Electrical and Computer Engineering Department’s Ph.D. Programs at AGU emphasizes advanced graduate education for cutting-edge research. Our research focuses on current high-growth fields like optics, photonics, nanotechnology, biomedical and bioinformatics, information and communications technology, power systems engineering, energy, control, and automation.... [-]

Turkey Kayseri
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
University of Minho - School of Engineering

The PhD in Electronics and Computer Engineering aims at providing the students with skills, competencies and methods which allow them the ability to conceive, design adap ... [+]

The PhD in Electronics and Computer Engineering aims at providing the students with skills, competencies and methods which allow them the ability to conceive, design adapt and perform a high-level scientific research project, according to internationally recognized quality and innovation parameters.

The specific domain of this course is Electronics and Computer Engineering, including the following scientific areas:

Automation, Control, and Robotics, Power Electronics and Embedded Systems Instrumentation, Sensors, and Actuators Microtechnologies and Microsystems Telecommunication Systems and Services.

The conclusion of this PhD implies a curricular component (doctoral course) and a dissertation. The course is comprised of transversal Curricular Units (CU), a dissertation planning CU and advanced training CUs, in a total of 60 ECTS.... [-]

Portugal Guimaraes
October 2019
Full-time
6 semesters
Campus
Izmir University of Economics

Ever increasing the spread of information technology into people’s daily life calls for a constantly escalating intensity in scientific research and study. The Computer E ... [+]

Ever increasing the spread of information technology into people’s daily life calls for a constantly escalating intensity in scientific research and study. The Computer Engineering doctorate program, with this intention, paves the way for students to contribute to the world of science by giving them all the tools and the know-how required for an advanced study.

Courses POOL 008 Theoretical Courses CE 695 Seminar POOL 009 System Courses CE 697 Individual Studies in Computer Engineering CE 698 Thesis Proposal in Computer Engineering CE 699 Thesis Elective Courses CE 601 Advanced Algorithms CE 602 Advanced Computer Architecture CE 603 Advanced Distributed Database Systems CE 604 Advanced Computer Graphics CE 605 Wireless Sensor Networks CE 606 Video Coding and Decoding CE 607 Information Security CE 608 Formal Specification and Verification of Concurrent Systems CE 609 Advanced Numerical Analysis CE 610 Sparse Approximation Algorithms CE 611 Design Patterns and Code Refactoring CE 612 Software Evolution and Maintenance Application Requirements for International Students ... [-]
Turkey Izmir
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus