PhD Degree in Electrical Engineering in North America

Compare PhD Programs in Electrical Engineering in North America 2018/2019

Electrical Engineering

Requirements for the PhD program often involve the student having already obtained a Master’s degree. Additionally, a thesis or dissertation primarily consisting of original academic research must be submitted. In some countries, this work may even need to be defended in front of a panel.

Spanning 23 countries, North America is continent filled with educational opportunity. Students have the opportunity to learn multiple languages and develop an understanding of vastly different cultures.

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Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering (Ph.D.)

The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Campus Full time 4 - 6 years January 2019 USA Washington

Students in the doctoral program in electrical engineering conduct research in a variety of areas with the department's world-class faculty. Students can choose from the following six areas of focus: communications and networks; electrical power and energy; electromagnetics, [+]

Program Overview

Students in the doctoral program in electrical engineering conduct research in a variety of areas with the department's world-class faculty. Students can choose from the following six areas of focus: communications and networks; electrical power and energy; electromagnetics, radiation systems, and microwave engineering; microelectronics and VLSI systems; and signal and image processing, systems and controls.

Offered through the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE), the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Electrical Engineering are designed to help students understand and apply the principles of electrical engineering to communications, power and energy, and micro- and nano-electronics. Faculty and students research in areas such as wireless/mobile communications, micro-electro-mechanical systems, magnetics, and remote sensing.... [-]


PhD in Electrical Engineering

University of Texas Arlington
Campus Full time 4 years January 2019 USA Arlington

The course offerings provide the student with an opportunity to broaden as well as to intensify his or her knowledge in a number of areas of electrical engineering. The student, with the aid of a faculty adviser, may plan a program in any one of a number of fields of specialization within electrical engineering or from the offerings of related departments in science and engineering. [+]

The course offerings provide the student with an opportunity to broaden as well as to intensify his or her knowledge in a number of areas of electrical engineering. The student, with the aid of a faculty adviser, may plan a program in any one of a number of fields of specialization within electrical engineering or from the offerings of related departments in science and engineering.

Graduate study and research are offered in the areas of:

Digital and Microprocessor/Controller Systems: Digital Signal Processors, Embedded Microcontrollers, Microprocessors, Advanced Microprocessor Systems Solid-State Devices, Circuits and Systems: Semiconductor Theory, Microwave Devices, and Circuits, Analog Electronics. Systems and Controls: Systems, Controls, Manufacturing, Discrete Event Control, Neural and Fuzzy Control, Nonlinear Modern Control, Biomedical Signal Processing and Instrumentation Electromagnetic Fields and Applications: Remote Sensing, Electromagnetic Fields, Propagation, Scattering, Radiation, and Microwave Systems. Digital Signal and Image Processing: Vision Systems, Neural Networks, Statistical Signal Processing, Nonlinear Image Processing, Virtual Prototyping, and Virtual Environments. Telecommunications and Information Systems: Information Transmission and Communication Systems Power Systems: Efficient Operation, Generation, Transmission, Distribution, Deregulation Optical Devices and Systems: Optics, Electro-optics, Diffractive Optics, Nonlinear Optics, and Lasers Nanotechnology and MEMS - Materials and Devices: Quantum Electronic Devices, Semiconductor Surfaces and Interfaces, Single Electron Devices, Sensors and Detectors, Carbon Nanotube Devices, Noise and Reliability in Nano-Electronic Devices, Microactuators, RF MEMS, Polymer Electronics, and Nanophotonics Renewable Energy Systems and Vehicular Technology: Power Electronics Engineering, Motor Drives, Renewable Energy Systems, Grid-Integration, and Vehicular Power Structure ... [-]

PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering

Clarkson University Graduate School
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Potsdam

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. [+]

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. Admission Requirements ... [-]

Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical and Computer Engineering

University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science
Campus Full time 4 - 6 years September 2019 Canada Vancouver

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. [+]

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.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) in Electrical Engineering

College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
Campus Full time September 2019 USA Burlington

The Electrical Engineering (EE) graduate program at UVM offers you the chance to contribute to EE innovation, while also expanding your career options. UVM offers an M.S. degree with research, project, or course-work options, an accelerated M.S. degree track for qualified undergraduate students as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. UVM has outstanding EE faculty, who work closely with talented... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Electrical Engineering

From the power grid to smartphones, electrical engineers design the technologies that make modern life possible.

The Electrical Engineering (EE) graduate program at UVM offers you the chance to contribute to EE innovation, while also expanding your career options. UVM offers an M.S. degree with research, project, or course-work options, an accelerated M.S. degree track for qualified undergraduate students as well as a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. UVM has outstanding EE faculty, who work closely with talented students in the classroom, laboratory, and in research addressing global issues and technological challenges. Opportunities also exist for collaborative research projects with industry partners and national research laboratories.... [-]