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Clarkson University Graduate School

The Department of Computer Science offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. The program is designed to increase the student’s fundamental knowledge and to give ... [+]

The Department of Computer Science offers a Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science. The program is designed to increase the student’s fundamental knowledge and to give the student guidance and experience in research. A graduate student pursues these objectives by taking advanced courses, participating in seminars, and carrying out and reporting on research projects. The department provides the advantage of close personal association between graduate students and faculty, giving special attention to individual needs and interests.

Curriculum


The Ph.D. degree in Computer Science may be completed in a minimum of three years and a maximum of seven years of post-undergraduate study.... [-]

USA Potsdam
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 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
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Campus
Kennesaw State University

Our Ph.D. program is traditional and innovative - applied and theoretical, a Ph.D. for the 21st century. Real-world application, with real-world data, drives our student' ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Analytics and Data Science

Kennesaw State University's Ph.D. in Analytics and Data Science is an advanced degree which has been developed to meet the market demand for Data Scientists.

This degree will train individuals to translate large, structured and unstructured, complex data sets into information to improve decision making. This curriculum includes a heavy emphasis on programming, data mining, statistical modeling, and the mathematical foundations to support these concepts. Importantly, the program also emphasizes communication skills - both oral and written - as well as application and tying results to business and research problems.

Because this degree is a Ph.D., it creates flexibility. Graduates can either pursue a position in the private or public sector as a "practicing" Data Scientist - where continued demand is expected to greatly outpace the supply - or pursue a position within academia, where they would be uniquely qualified to teach these skills to the next generation.... [-]

USA Kennesaw
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

The Ph.D. in Computer Science program is administered by the Graduate College. The Department of Computer Science has set up the policies and requirements for its Ph.D. p ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Computer Science

The Ph.D. in Computer Science program is administered by the Graduate College. The Department of Computer Science has set up the policies and requirements for its Ph.D. program on the basis of the policies and requirements of all Ph.D. programs administered by the Graduate College. This document should answer most of the common questions about the Ph.D. in Computer Science Program. However, all readers are encouraged to consult with the Graduate Committee of the Computer Science Department as well as the Graduate College for further information.

The uniqueness of Our Ph.D. Program

Doctoral programs are fundamentally different from Bachelor's or Master's degree programs. Like other programs, doctoral students gain a base level of knowledge through coursework. The difference, however, comes with research. Whereas a Bachelor's or Master's student may undertake a research project, it merely provides a complement to the coursework and is clearly guided by a faculty advisor. Doctoral research is the focus of a doctoral student's studies. Doctoral research is much more self-guided and exploratory than research done in the other programs. Future employers typically select doctoral students on the quality and originality of their thesis research, not their grades in coursework. Reflecting this focus, the bulk of time and effort during a student's doctoral studies is spent on thesis research.... [-]

USA Burlington
September 2019
Full-time
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
University of Lethbridge

The Ph.D. program is a four-year program. The format for the degree consists of coursework and a thesis. The student must pass a written and an oral comprehensive examina ... [+]

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The Ph.D. program is a four-year program. The format for the degree consists of coursework and a thesis. The student must pass a written and an oral comprehensive examination within the first two years of the program.

The thesis is the most significant component of work towards the degree and involves original research. The first step for any prospective student is to select a potential supervisor and in consultation with the supervisor, organize a research plan including a possible thesis topic, before admission to the program. Faculty research interests are a critical factor in this preliminary decision.

The department is attempting to expand and strengthen its research activities and graduate students will play an important role in this endeavor. Almost all faculty members in the department receive external or internal funding to support their research programs.... [-]

Canada Lethbridge
September 2019
Full-time
48 months
Campus
Northern Arizona University

The PhD INF program prepares graduate students to work in the transformative "fourth paradigm" of science and engineering, an interdisciplinary field relying on Big Data ... [+]

The PhD INF program prepares graduate students to work in the transformative "fourth paradigm" of science and engineering, an interdisciplinary field relying on Big Data and advanced software, hardware, and statistics skills. After a streamlined five-year plan of study, graduates will be ready to be leaders in industry and government research labs, faculty and research scientists in academia, and entrepreneurs in cutting-edge informatics application areas. Graduates will make contributions to exciting projects that address critical areas of national need in bioinformatics, population health, environmental sustainability, ecology, software engineering, wearable computing, cyber-physical systems, and cybersecurity.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
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Full-time
5 years
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

The Ph.D. in computing and information sciences is a research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators. ... [+]

Overview

A research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators, you'll benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities as you identify and research challenges within and beyond computing.

The Ph.D. in computing and information sciences is a research degree designed to produce independent scholars, cutting-edge researchers, and well-prepared educators. You will conduct both foundational and applied research to address diverse and important challenges within and beyond computing, and benefit from world-class faculty, diverse academic offerings, and modern facilities. Our graduates are poised to excel in both computing and interdisciplinary environments in academia, government, and industry.... [-]

USA Rochester
August 2019
Full-time
3 years
Campus
University of Texas Arlington

The purpose of the graduate program in Computer Science is to facilitate the student's continued professional and scholarly development. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) ... [+]

The purpose of the graduate program in Computer Science is to facilitate the student's continued professional and scholarly development. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programs are designed to prepare the student to conduct research and development in an area of concentration.

Typical areas of concentration include:

Computer Systems: parallel processing, quality-of-service, and resource management in distributed systems, scheduling, and load balancing for parallel and distributed systems, tools for parallel programming, performance evaluation, fault-tolerant computing, interconnection networks, multimedia systems, real-time systems, memory system design; Intelligent Systems: neural networks, machine learning, planning, scientific visualization, pattern recognition, natural language processing, multi-agent environments, decision support; Software Engineering: requirements engineering, incremental delivery, conceptual modeling, scenario-based techniques, formal specifications, object-oriented software engineering, design methodologies, software testing, software maintenance, software re-engineering, software processes, real-time systems; Database: temporal databases, object-oriented databases, database models and languages, distributed database systems, indexing and hashing techniques, conceptual modeling, data security, logic and databases, query optimization, relational design theory, user interfaces, data repositories. Communications: networks, wireless communication, distributed computing, mobile computing, multimedia systems. ... [-]
USA Arlington
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
New Jersey Institute of Technology

Our student organizations are active in our Computer Science department, making your student experience richer and more rewarding. These organizations include a student c ... [+]

Overview

We are one of the nation’s leading public polytechnic universities and a top-tier research institution. With an enrollment of more than 11,000 undergraduate and graduate students, we offer small-campus intimacy with the resources of a major public research university. NJIT is a global leader in such fields as solar research, multimedia databases, big data, vehicular networking, medical informatics, bioinformatics, information systems, and cybersecurity, among others. We rank fifth among U.S. polytechnic universities in research expenditures, topping $100 million, and are among the top one percent of public colleges and universities for return on educational investment, according to PayScale.com.NJIT occupies a 45-acre campus in the University Heights section of downtown Newark along with Rutgers – The State University Newark Campus, Rutgers Medical School and Essex County College. NJIT is located 20 minutes from New York City.... [-]

USA Newark
September 2019
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
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM

By its nature, the doctorate is multidisciplinary, covering three areas of knowledge that have been selected among the research lines with greater strength within the Sch ... [+]

By its nature, the doctorate is multidisciplinary, covering three areas of knowledge that have been selected among the research lines with greater strength within the School of Engineering and Sciences. These areas interact with each other through projects, centers and focus groups.

The Knowledge Generation and Application Lines of the program are:

Bio-Inspired Systems (Bio-inspired Algorithms)Machine learning models (Machine Learning)Data Science and Applied Mathematics (Data

Entry requirements

Previous studies. A master's degree with a minimum average of 90 or its equivalent.Evidence of English language proficiency Applicants to the doctoral program must submit evidence of having taken the TOEFL or other equivalent exam. The admitted student must have a minimum of 550 points or its equivalence in another TOEFL format or its equivalence in the other exam.Admission Test. Obtain a minimum score of 600 points in the Graduate Studies Admission Test (PAEP).Letters of recommendation: Present at least three letters of recommendation from Academics (professors, thesis advisor, etc.) who know thoroughly the academic performance and attitudinal qualities of the applicant.Test of motives. An essay in which the student justifies his reasons and goals to pursue doctoral studies, specifying the area of ​​specialization chosen, as well as a description of his area of ​​knowledge.Interview: Those interested in the doctoral program must conduct an interview with the person or persons decided by the Admissions Committee of the Program. In the interview, the applicant's motivation for carrying out postgraduate studies and the knowledge of the work developed in the different lines of research of the Postgraduate Program will be... [-]
Mexico Monterrey
August 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science

Offered through the Department of Computer Science, the Ph.D. program in Computer Science is designed to equip students with excellent skills at the forefront of computin ... [+]

Program Overview

Offered through the Department of Computer Science, the Ph.D. program in Computer Science is designed to equip students with excellent skills at the forefront of computing. Through research and teaching, the Department contributes to computing breakthroughs that are fueling advances in medicine, communications, transportation, security, and other areas vital to society and the world.

The doctoral degree is based on coursework as well as research that leads to a dissertation. It is recommended that students interested in the doctoral degree contact the faculty whose interests best fit his/her interest. Areas of research focus center around these topics: computer security and information assurance, software engineering and systems, bioinformatics and biomedical computing, networking and mobile computing, pervasive computing and embedded systems, machine intelligence, robotics, and algorithms and theory.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
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 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