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A PhD is the abbreviation for Doctor of philosophy. This degree is a post graduate program delivered to a high level student researcher who has done deep research in a specific field or subject.

Engineering is the process of designing, inventing, building and maintaining machines, structures, tools and other things that are a part of daily life. This is done by combining knowledge of empirical evidence, mathematics and global awareness.

 

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American Consortium of Universities (INTERLINK)

The Montana University System announces an exciting new collaborative program offering Montana’s first Ph.D. in Materials Science. The program includes the departments, f ... [+]

The Montana University System announces an exciting new collaborative program offering Montana’s first Ph.D. in Materials Science. The program includes the departments, faculty, courses and research infrastructure of the campuses of the University of Montana, Montana State University, and Montana Tech.

Research specialties are focused in four areas:

Biomaterials Electronic, photonic and magnetic materials Materials for energy storage, conversion, and conservation Materials synthesis, processing, and fabrication

The curriculum integrates a broad range of physical science and engineering disciplines with an even broader range of applications, from health and medicine to nanotechnology to energy, environment, and natural resources.... [-]

USA Louisville
September 2019
Campus
University of North Carolina Greensboro

The Ph.D. in Information Systems (IS) at UNC Greensboro is an innovative, research-oriented doctoral program designed to prepare students primarily for careers as members ... [+]

The Ph.D. in Information Systems (IS) at UNC Greensboro is an innovative, research-oriented doctoral program designed to prepare students primarily for careers as members of the faculty in academic IS units and secondarily as professionals in non-academic research and professional organizations. The program focuses on developing traditional technical and empirical research skills and is also characterized by four distinctive elements that enhance the traditional model:

a commitment to practical relevance an emphasis on producing quality teachers a research apprenticeship requirement interdisciplinary research

In addition, interested students can enhance their studies with an emphasis in global information technology.... [-]

USA Greensboro
August 2019
Full-time
4 - 7 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
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

We offer a doctoral (Ph.D.) degree that addresses modern topics in experimental, computational and theoretical mechanics, and mechanical engineering, through advanced cou ... [+]

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

We offer a doctoral (Ph.D.) degree in mechanical engineering for qualified students. The main asset of the UVM mechanical engineering graduate program is the human factor that is our dedicated faculty and staff, and motivated students.

Curriculum

We continuously update our curriculum to address modern topics in mechanical engineering and to offer a breadth of courses in experimental, computational and theoretical mechanics. Most of our graduate students are full-time and actively engaged in research projects with one or two faculty mentors who will be dedicated to your success. The size of the program also enables you to have close interactions with the rest of the faculty and to regularly participate in the life of the program via graduate student seminars and invited speaker presentations.... [-]

USA Burlington
Open Enrollment
Full-time
3 - 5 years
Campus
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

The Ph.D. program provides an outstanding education in a small focused setting. The doctoral program focuses primarily on the environmental area and computational modelin ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Civil and Environmental Engineering

Welcome to the University of Vermont Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Graduate Program website! At UVM, our graduate students work closely with outstanding faculty who are research active in many areas of the broad discipline of Civil and Environmental Engineering, including:

Airborne Particle Characterization & Processes (Holmén) Chemical fate and transport (Holmén) Civil infrastructure materials and modeling (Dewoolkar, Hernandez) Contaminant Hydrology (Pinder, Rizzo) Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental engineering (Dewoolkar, Ghazanfari) Groundwater modeling (Pinder, Rizzo) Hydrology (Bomblies, Pinder, Rizzo) Natural and Engineering Systems Modeling (Rizzo) Structural Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering (Dewoolkar and Hernandez) Structural Health Monitoring and Diagnostics (Hernandez) Wireless sensor networks for health monitoring of subsurface geo-systems (Ghazanfari) Sustainable transportation systems (Aultman-Hall, Holmén, Lee) Sustainable energy infrastructure (Tan, Ghazanfari) Geo-energy systems (Ghazanfari) Heritage structure conservation (Dewoolkar, Tan) ... [-]
USA Burlington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
College of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences

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. ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Burlington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Western New England University

In this full- or part-time program, you will learn the technical depth and gain the breadth of knowledge to become a successful researcher, practitioner, or educator in t ... [+]

The industry leaders of tomorrow must earn their credentials today. Enroll in Western New England University’s Ph.D. in Engineering Management and prepare to take your place at the top of your organization.

In this full- or part-time program, you will learn the technical depth and gain the breadth of knowledge to become a successful researcher, practitioner, or educator in the management of engineering and technology. You will develop the skills needed to conduct rigorous research in areas related to the improvement, design, and management of projects and programs within complex human/technological systems, including engineering, healthcare, service, and logistical/transportation systems.... [-]

USA Springfield
February 2020
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 6 years
Campus
Online
Binghamton University

The PhD program is a research-intensive, multidisciplinary program. Funding is available in the form of teaching and research assistantships. Many of our assistantships i ... [+]

PhD in Mechanical Engineering

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers programs leading to the Master of Science (MS), Master of Engineering (MEng), and PhD in mechanical engineering. Our curriculum includes theory, design and laboratory experience in the areas of thermal fluids, mechanics, dynamic systems, and design and materials. Our program seeks to train students to become future leaders of the industry.

The MS track provides a balanced course of study that includes advanced theory and practical knowledge application. Students will be adequately prepared to pursue a career in industry or enter a doctoral program. The MEng track prepares students for professional practice and requires no thesis or project. The PhD program is a research-intensive, multidisciplinary program. Funding is available in the form of teaching and research assistantships. Many of our assistantships include union and health benefits.... [-]

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

Backed by an unparalleled reputation for expertise and innovation in mineral extraction, mineral processing and environmental protection, the graduate program in Mining E ... [+]

Backed by an unparalleled reputation for expertise and innovation in mineral extraction, mineral processing, and environmental protection, the graduate program in Mining Engineering has two types of students in mind:

Those from industry who wish to improve their workplace skills; and Those who wish to pursue research leading to advances in state-of-the-art or state-of-the-practice mining and mineral process engineering. What makes the program unique?

In keeping with the collaborative approach of the NBK Institute of Mining Engineering, one of the Department’s greatest strengths lies in its ties with Canada’s mining industry.

Most of our students have opportunities for industry employment and participation in research activity at working mines. This hands-on approach helps our students develop practical skills and gain exposure to valuable case histories. Also, many of our faculty members are active within the industry through consulting activities and involvement in professional societies relating to mining.... [-]

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

The thesis-based Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering is an advanced research-based degree. The program offers students an opportunity to work at the hi ... [+]

The thesis-based Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Mechanical Engineering is an advanced research-based degree. The program offers students an opportunity to work at the highest level of research, under the supervision of a faculty member. Students complete their candidacy examination within 18 months and complete their doctoral dissertation research within three to four years. It is normal department practice to initially register students in the M.A.Sc. program, and to transfer them to the Ph.D. program upon completion of the M.A.Sc. (or earlier if recommended by the supervising faculty member).

Students taking their Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering can select one of four research areas: Design and Applied Mechanics, Mechatronics and Manufacturing, Thermofluids or Biomedical Engineering.*... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
48 months
Campus
University of British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

The department has a strong research record and is particularly proud of its mix of fundamental research coupled with industrial relevance and interaction. The department ... [+]

The department has a strong research record and is particularly proud of its mix of fundamental research coupled with industrial relevance and interaction. The department offers opportunities for study in the fields of casting and solidification of metals, ceramic processes and properties, corrosion, composite material processing and properties, hydrometallurgy and electrorefining, physical metallurgy, pyrometallurgy, remelting processes, thermomechanical processing and environmental processing.

What makes the program unique?

The Department of Materials Engineering at UBC (MTRL) is one of the top-rated materials programs in North America with activities spanning our internationally-leading program in hydrometallurgy to our leading-edge research and teaching in sustainability, nanomaterials, biomaterials, and composites.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
36 - 48 months
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 British Columbia - Faculty of Applied Science

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the natural and built environment. It is a very br ... [+]

Civil engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction, and maintenance of the natural and built environment. It is a very broad field made up of several sub-disciplines such as environmental engineering, construction engineering, geotechnical engineering, hydrotechnical engineering, materials engineering, structural engineering, and transportation engineering. Many of the sub-disciplines of civil engineering are themselves very broad and are made up of further distinguishable sub-disciplines. For example, hydrotechnical engineering includes water resources engineering, offshore engineering, and coastal engineering.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering (Ph.D.) program is an advanced research-based graduate program for students who wish to pursue a program of independent research in Civil Engineering. The Doctor of Philosophy in Civil Engineering is available in the following areas of specialization:... [-]

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

Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, e ... [+]

Chemical and Chemical & Biological engineers create and develop processes to change raw materials into the products that society depends on; food, chemicals, fuels, energy, metals, pharmaceuticals, paper, plastics, and personal care products. Chemical and process engineers help to manage natural resources, protect the environment, control health and safety procedures and recycle materials while developing and managing the processes which make the products we use.

The Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering was established in 1999 at UBC and reflect the growing need for engineers in the fields of biotechnology, biomedical and bio-resource engineering. At present, there are 24 full-time faculty members in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, together with a support staff of 17.... [-]

Canada Vancouver
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
Texas Tech University Worldwide eLearning

The online doctoral degree in systems and engineering management is designed to prepare individuals for successful leadership of engineering personnel and projects. Texas ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Systems & Engineering Management

The online doctoral degree in systems and engineering management is designed to prepare individuals for successful leadership of engineering personnel and projects. Texas Tech University is currently the only University in the state of Texas that offers an online program, making it a clear choice for individuals who seek management opportunities in engineering and technology.

Program Overview

The Doctoral program in Systems and Engineering Management (S.Y.E.M.) is designed to prepare engineering management professionals for current and future leadership roles. The Bureau of Labor Statistics growth rates for engineering management professionals projects that these roles will increase by 30% in the next decade.... [-]

USA USA Online
June 2019
Full-time
Part-time
72 hours
Online