30 PhD Programs in Engineering

Engineering refers to the discipline of applying mathematics, science, and economics to the design and structure of buildings, machines, systems, processes, and devices. Different fields of engineering include bioengineering, chemical, computer and information science, mechanical, and electrical, among others.  Whether in the area of chemical, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering, an E… Read more

Engineering refers to the discipline of applying mathematics, science, and economics to the design and structure of buildings, machines, systems, processes, and devices. Different fields of engineering include bioengineering, chemical, computer and information science, mechanical, and electrical, among others.
 
Whether in the area of chemical, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering, an Engineering PhD adds theoretical knowledge and practical skills to a candidate's resume. Engineering PhD candidates are specialists in problem solving, technology and computer use. Engineering PhD programs are challenging and require candidates to make a significant contribution to the field through research and practice. Candidates pursuing an Engineering PhD are usually required to complete a thesis or dissertation based on their research, often supervised by a member of faculty. Candidates seeking an Engineering PhD must be committed, competent, have the ability to conduct research, and have a current knowledge base in the field. Engineering PhD programs prepare candidates for work in academic and research institutions, government, or industry.

Take a look through the options below for Engineering PhD programs. You may find the program you have been waiting for!

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The George Washington University - School of Engineering & Applied Science
Washington, USA

The doctor of philosophy in the field of engineering management is designed for the technical manager who seeks to pursue advanced education and research methods to keep an or ... +

The doctor of philosophy in the field of engineering management is designed for the technical manager who seeks to pursue advanced education and research methods to keep an organization operating efficiently and working ahead of its competitors. -
PhD
Full-time
4 - 6 years
English
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
University of Georgia - College of Engineering
Athens, USA

Providing sustainable energy for a rapidly growing world population is a grand challenge of the 21st century. Power generation and environmental emissions are a technical, soc ... +

Providing sustainable energy for a rapidly growing world population is a grand challenge of the 21st century. Power generation and environmental emissions are a technical, social and political issue that affects economies and the environment on local, national and global scales. -
PhD
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Memphis
Memphis, USA

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 S ... +

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. Candidates for all degrees must follow a curriculum plan that has been approved at the departmental level and by the Director of Graduate Studies of the College. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Rochester, USA

The doctorate program in engineering prepares the next generation of engineering leaders to tackle some of the most daunting and complex problems facing our society.

The doctorate program in engineering prepares the next generation of engineering leaders to tackle some of the most daunting and complex problems facing our society. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
24 Aug 2020
Campus
 
ITESO - Universidad Jesuita de Guadalajara
Tlaquepaque, Mexico

The Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences at ITESO is listed on the National Registry of Quality Graduate Programs by the National Science and Technology Council (CONACYT, in its init ... +

The Ph.D. in Engineering Sciences at ITESO is listed on the National Registry of Quality Graduate Programs by the National Science and Technology Council (CONACYT, in its initials in Spanish), as a Research-oriented Industry-linked Program, accredited as a Newly Created Program. -
PhD
Full-time
6 semesters
Spanish
Campus
 
University of Rijeka, Faculty of Engineering
Rijeka, Croatia

By choosing courses with the guidance of his or her supervisor, each student can adjust the programme to his or her research interests.

By choosing courses with the guidance of his or her supervisor, each student can adjust the programme to his or her research interests. -
PhD
Online & Campus Combined
Full-time
Part-time
5 - 10 years
English
Online & Campus Combined
Campus
Online
 
Taylor’s University
Subang Jaya, Malaysia

Candidates pursuing the Ph.D. in Engineering must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires ... +

Candidates pursuing the Ph.D. in Engineering must develop an independent thinking approach and a unique expertise in their own research interest. Independent research requires diligent and thorough investigation into a topic with the aim of formulating new and original ideas, findings and theories. -
PhD
English
Campus
 
Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics - University of Maribor
Maribor, Slovenia

In the first semester of the first year, the student takes three compulsory subjects and two elective pedagogical subjects, which represent the basis of the doctoral study in ... +

In the first semester of the first year, the student takes three compulsory subjects and two elective pedagogical subjects, which represent the basis of the doctoral study in the field of engineering in education. In the second semester of the first year, the student upgrades knowledge with two elective subjects in the technical field and one elective course in the pedagogical didactic field. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
English
Campus
 
Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors; Wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and bu ... +

Why our APU Ph.D. by Research Programme? You will be assigned to a group of highly qualified supervisors; Wide range of latest research areas in the fields of computing and business administration areas; We have our regular research workshops, colloquium, and seminars facilitated by local and international academicians and professionals; Comprehensive Student Support Services; Resourceful online databases. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 7 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Thuwal, Saudi Arabia

The program is rich with opportunities, for both M.S. and Ph.D. students, with a focus on modern computational and advanced data-analysis methods to study geophysical problems ... +

The program is rich with opportunities, for both M.S. and Ph.D. students, with a focus on modern computational and advanced data-analysis methods to study geophysical problems associated with atmospheric processes and ocean circulation, oil exploration and reservoir modeling, earthquake processes and crustal deformation. Students in this program receive broad training in numerical methods, mathematical modeling, and geophysics. M.S. students have an option to participate in scientific research activities that include computational and mathematical modeling or field-study projects (M.S. with thesis). Ph.D. candidates in the program conduct original research. -
PhD
Full-time
30 - 42 months
English
Campus
 
Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
Bogotá, Colombia

The PhD program in Engineering through the promotion of research and the training of researchers focuses its mission on the integral education of its students that, in additio ... +

The PhD program in Engineering through the promotion of research and the training of researchers focuses its mission on the integral education of its students that, in addition to having academic excellence, enhance interdisciplinary work and contribute to solving major national and global problems. The nucleus of professional, disciplinary and interdisciplinary knowledge of this academic program is that of engineering and particularly, that which is found in the field of systems and processes associated with the lines and areas of knowledge related to the research groups of the Faculty of Engineering of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana . -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
Spanish
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Universidad de Sonora
Hermosillo, Mexico

General Objective: To train personnel of the highest academic and professional level in chemical engineering and their related fields, capable of carrying out research to gene ... +

General Objective: To train personnel of the highest academic and professional level in chemical engineering and their related fields, capable of carrying out research to generate new knowledge or technological developments that contribute to the solution of problems of national interest. -
PhD
Full-time
4 years
Spanish
Campus
 
University of Johannesburg
Johannesburg, South Africa

At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in conducting original research and development at a specialized level in Metallurgical Engineering, thus contributing to ... +

At this level, a qualifying student will be competent in conducting original research and development at a specialized level in Metallurgical Engineering, thus contributing to the research and development needs and knowledge base of the metallurgical industry and mining community. The qualified student will be able to register with ECSA as a Professional Technologist. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
2 - 3 years
English
Jan 2021
Campus
 
Botswana International University Of Science And Technology
Palapye, Botswana

The program allows graduates, through research, to specialize in the areas of analysis and design in specialized aspects of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering.

The program allows graduates, through research, to specialize in the areas of analysis and design in specialized aspects of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering. -
PhD
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
Universidade da Coruña
A Coruña, Spain

The PhD Program in Mathematical Methods and Numerical Simulation in Engineering and Applied Sciences is an official university degree, imparted jointly by the three Galician u ... +

The PhD Program in Mathematical Methods and Numerical Simulation in Engineering and Applied Sciences is an official university degree, imparted jointly by the three Galician universities, which form researchers in the field of mathematical modeling and numerical resolution of problems that arise in different industrial and Companies. -
PhD
Full-time
Part-time
3 - 5 years
Spanish
Campus
 

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