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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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The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science

Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students have extraordinary opportunities to learn about the state-of-the-art in their studies. Environmental engineering stu ... [+]

Program Overview

Civil and Environmental Engineering graduate students have extraordinary opportunities to learn about the state-of-the-art in their studies. Environmental engineering students use one of the world’s largest wastewater treatment plants as a real-world laboratory to improve the water quality of the Potomac River and the Chesapeake Bay watershed. Structural engineering students study earthquake engineering, extreme event design of structures and bridge design on a state-of-the-art, six-degrees-of-freedom earthquake simulator. And transportation-engineering students learn from faculty and experts at GW’s National Crash Analysis Center and the Federal Outdoor Impact Laboratory.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
4 - 6 years
Campus
Tecnológico de Monterrey - ITESM

By its nature, the DCI is multidisciplinary, covering four areas of knowledge (biotechnology, mechatronics, industrial engineering and environmental systems) that have be ... [+]

By its nature, the DCI is multidisciplinary, covering four areas of knowledge (biotechnology, mechatronics, industrial engineering and environmental systems) that have been selected among the research lines with greater strength within the Division of Engineering and Architecture. These areas interact with each other through projects, centers and research chairs

The areas of knowledge serve as a crucible for the definition of the research lines of the DCI Program:

Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing comprises the analysis and synthesis of complex systems in which multiple disciplines interact. The Mechatronics and Advanced Manufacturing line responds to the need to train human resources for research, with a high level of preparation in the disciplines of Automation, Mechanics and Electronics.Clean Energies and Sustainable Use of Water Clean Energy and Sustainable Use of Water responds to global needs by evolving operational approaches, from treatments for pollution control to the concept of corporate social responsibility. Indicates the relevance that in relation to the economic and social spheres has the use of natural resources with an ecosystemic approach, the care of the physical environment and the protection of the health of the population, all with a focus and vision of sustainability.Industrial engineer Industrial Engineering is related to the increase of competitiveness worldwide and represents one of the greatest challenges of any nation, particularly its institutions and companies who will have to face a continuous process of increased productivity, efficient use of resources and generation of courage to face the growing competition. Research at the frontier of... [-]
Mexico Monterrey Buenavista Mexico City
August 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 - 5 years
Campus
University of Georgia - College of Engineering

In a globally connected and rapidly changing world, engineers need to work across the national, domain, and disciplinary boundaries to effectively address complex socio-t ... [+]

Overview

In a globally connected and rapidly changing world, engineers need to work across the national, domain, and disciplinary boundaries to effectively address complex socio-technical challenges. To fully assume this expanding responsibility of the engineering profession, we must transform the ways engineering students are educated at the undergraduate level and also equip future engineers at the graduate level with the skills and orientations to become boundary spanners and change leaders. The emphasis area Engineering Education and Transformative Practice addresses these related challenges in a novel, interdisciplinary Ph.D. program.

This emphasis area within our Ph.D. in Engineering prepares graduates for broad practice and academic applications at the intersection of human and technical systems. Through an innovative fusion of methods of social inquiry, knowledge of human development, and tools for positive change embedded in a context of deep technical competence, graduates are enabled to provide transformative leadership in a variety of educational, technical, and organizational settings. Upon graduation, students will be able to apply their unique skill set to a diverse range of contexts, including formal and informal education environments, engineering practice, learning organizations, social entrepreneurship, customer discovery, leadership, and policy.... [-]

USA Athens
September 2019
Campus
University of North Texas College of Engineering

The Mechanical and Energy Engineering doctoral program at the University of North Texas offers a ground-breaking opportunity to learn fundamental and applied knowledge co ... [+]

The Mechanical and Energy Engineering doctoral program at the University of North Texas offers a ground-breaking opportunity to learn fundamental and applied knowledge compatible with mechanical engineering, renewable energy, energy modeling, manufacturing, and fossil fuels.

You’ll plan your degree program with assistance from your major professor and advisory committee. The degree requires 72 credit hours beyond a bachelor’s degree or 42 credit hours beyond a master’s degree. You’ll need to maintain at least a B average in all courses.

Students entering with a master's degree:

12 credit hours of core courses 12 credit hours of electives 6 credit hours of research 3 credit hours of a seminar course 9 credit hours of dissertation ... [-]
USA Denton
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
The University of Texas at San Antonio

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers advanced coursework integrated with research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering. The pro ... [+]

Program Overview

The Department of Mechanical Engineering offers advanced coursework integrated with research leading to the Doctor of Philosophy degree in Mechanical Engineering. The program has four concentrations: Thermal and Fluid Systems; Design and Manufacturing Systems; Mechanics and Materials; and Robotics and Control. The Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering will be awarded to candidates who have displayed an in-depth understanding of the subject matter and demonstrated the ability to make an original contribution to knowledge in their field of specialty.

Why pursue a Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at UTSA? The Ph.D. program in Mechanical Engineering offers opportunities in both advanced course work and research to prepare students for leadership roles in engineering careers with industry, government, or educational institutions. The program emphasizes both theoretical and practical aspects by combining the teaching and research expertise of the University community with the resources of other San Antonio research institutions. The Graduate Faculty in Mechanical Engineering are nationally and internationally renowned and active in conducting cutting-edge research projects which provide both research experiences and financial support for our graduate students. Research taking place in the Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering program ... [-]
USA San Antonio
September 2019
Full-time
8 years
Campus
University of Memphis

Two Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in the Herff College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, a joint program between UofM and the University of Tennessee Hea ... [+]

About Engineering

Since offering its first classes in 1964, Herff College has developed a reputation for excellent instruction. Over 50 dedicated faculty members with outstanding academic and professional credentials comprise the College enabling us to offer a variety of graduate degree programs. Within our five academic departments, we offer MS and PhD degree programs and many exciting activities and services that enrich or smooth the path to an engineering degree.

Two Doctor of Philosophy degrees are offered in the Herff College of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, a joint program between UofM and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center; and Engineering, featuring an interdepartmental curriculum with concentrations across the college.... [-]

USA Memphis
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University of Texas Arlington

The graduate program provides opportunities for professional development in such forms as instructional courses to enhance technical competence in areas of mechanical eng ... [+]

The graduate program provides opportunities for professional development in such forms as instructional courses to enhance technical competence in areas of mechanical engineering practice; training through a variety of experiences in design, development, research, experimentation, and/or analysis in joint efforts with faculty and peers; specialized courses of study required for entry into career fields allied to the mechanical engineering discipline; guided individual study under faculty supervision; and supportive coursework for programs leading to careers that require interdisciplinary competence.

A student with aid from a faculty advisor plans a program that will be consistent with his or her technical interests and the available facilities and course offerings. Typically, programs are classified as:... [-]

USA Arlington
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Full-time
4 years
Campus
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)

The multidisciplinary doctorate degree in microsystems engineering builds on the fundamentals of traditional engineering and science combined with curriculum and research ... [+]

Overview

Explore the future of nanotechnology as you work to address the technical challenges of micro-and nano-systems through analysis, research, and integration.

The multidisciplinary doctorate degree in microsystems engineering 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. This nanotechnology Ph.D. program provides a foundation to explore future technology through research in nano-engineering, design methods, and technologies and their integration into micro- and nano-scaled systems.... [-]

USA Rochester
August 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Montana Tech

Ph.D. Program in Materials Science – A collaborative, interdisciplinary program with the University of Montana-Missoula and Montana State University-Bozeman. Research spe ... [+]

Materials Science Ph.D. Program

The Materials Science Ph.D. program is designed to provide students maximum flexibility with access to premier facilities and professors at three campuses.

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 ... [-]
USA Butte
September 2019
Full-time
4 years
Campus
Northern Arizona University

Our PhD in Bioengineering focuses on the areas of biomaterials and biomechanics. This interdisciplinary program provides a broad-based research perspective that draws up ... [+]

Our PhD in Bioengineering focuses on the areas of biomaterials and biomechanics. This interdisciplinary program provides a broad-based research perspective that draws upon the expertise of our faculty from unique disciplines.

Emphasis Areas Include:

Biophysics Energy efficient remote sensing Engineering of artificial plants Environmental endocrinology Informatics and Computing Muscle-like actuation and Wearable Robotics Novel biomaterials Wound healing What Will You Gain From Our Program

The goal of this program is to educate future industry and research leaders in bioengineering through an integrative and interdisciplinary approach. Students will receive advanced training in research through focused coursework and will develop expertise in collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and presenting data at a level appropriate for positions in industrial research and development or academia.... [-]

USA Flagstaff
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Full-time
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
Universidad de Sonora

General Objective: To train personnel of high academic level and with autonomy to carry out in an efficient way the generation, application and diffusion of border knowle ... [+]

Name of the program: Doctorate in Materials Science DGP Code: 505609 Normal period to graduate: 8 semesters Credits: 202 Degree conferred: Doctor of Materials Science Campus where it is offered: Hermosillo

Program descriptionGeneral purpose

To train personnel of high academic level and with autonomy to carry out in an efficient way the generation, application and diffusion of border knowledge activities in the area of Materials Science.

Specific objectivesContribute to the training of specialized human resources that the country requires in the area of Materials Science.Develop high-level research proven from quality scientific publications.Participate effectively in the resolution of technological problems that arise in the social and productive environment of the region and the country, in the scope of the research lines of the program.What Will Your Competencies Be When You Finish The Program?Egress Profile... [-]
Mexico Hermosillo
August 2019
Spanish
Full-time
4 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
Clarkson University Graduate School

An MS degree from a program in Civil and Environmental Engineering or other engineering discipline is required for admission. Applicants with both BS and MS degrees in di ... [+]

Admission Requirements

An MS degree from a program in Civil and Environmental Engineering or other engineering discipline is required for admission. Applicants with both BS and MS degrees in disciplines other than engineering may be required to demonstrate proficiency through additional undergraduate coursework as determined by the departmental Graduate Committee. This may comprise an additional semester of study for which graduate credit cannot be granted.

No minimum grade point average is required for admission. However, a superior record of academic achievement is expected of all applicants.

The following are minimum requirements: 90 credit hours beyond the B.S. 39 credit hours of coursework 15 credit hours in the major field Nine credit hours in the minor field Six credit hours from a department other than the one in which the student is housed (Courses double-listed in CE and another department do not count in these six credit hours.) A maximum of 30 credit hours transfer credit (grade of B or better). All work must be completed within seven years after the candidacy procedure is completed. All students must pass a group of core courses in one of the following specialty areas: Environmental, Geotechnical, Structural, Transportation, and Water Resources Engineering. ... [-]
USA Potsdam
August 2019
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
Campus
Carnegie Mellon University

Our Ph.D. students participate in education and research that strives to advance the engineering science fundamentals of the civil and environmental engineering disciplin ... [+]

Our department offers a unique interdisciplinary graduate program that enables you to develop imaginative solutions to real-world engineering problems.

Our students have access to cutting-edge research and technology, high achieving, energetic and approachable faculty members, and an innovative and flexible curriculum, we consistently rank among the top engineering programs by US News and World Report.

Discover why our program should be your first choice. This is your opportunity to be part of an exceptional engineering program.

Focus Areas

We offer graduate civil and environmental engineering programs at the Ph.D. levels in three focus areas in which we have established both educational and research strengths:... [-]

USA Pittsburgh
August 2019
Full-time
3 - 4 years
Campus