Part time Doctor of Philosophy in Materials Science

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Materials Science

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.

The field of materials science combines disciplines, including engineering, chemistry, biochemistry and other technologies, in order to research and develop new materials for use in manufacturing. This growing field prepares students to work towards solving problems on a global scale as natural resources become threatened.

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PhD in Structural Materials Engineering

Atlântica
Campus Part time October 2018 Portugal Barcarena

The 3rd cycle in Engineering of Structural Materials aims to provide, through a scientific and practical research approach, a solid, advanced and updated training in order to create highly qualified researchers in the field and able to solve problems related to practical applications of engineering in industry, or to pursue a research career in this scientific field. [+]

Course Description

The 3rd cycle in Engineering of Structural Materials aims to provide, through a scientific and practical research approach, a solid, advanced and updated training in order to create highly qualified researchers in the field and able to solve problems related to practical applications of engineering in industry, or to pursue a research career in this scientific field.

It is intended that students gain the skills to be able to continue to develop and apply, independently, the acquired knowledge, becoming an important asset in the academic institutions, or business / industrial where they will develop their activity.

The cycle of studies also seeks to attract students from other training courses in other universities, and professionals in the area of ​​Aeronautics, Automobile, Construction, etc. who want to specialize and progress in their careers.... [-]


PhD in Chemical and Materials Engineering

National Central University
Campus Part time September 2019 Taiwan Hsinchu

The department offers a curriculum with a broad spectrum of courses, uniquely merging the core chemical engineering training with the fundamental knowledge of materials science/engineering and further strengthened with the in-depth studies on emerging research and industrial fields. [+]

The Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering of NCU is one of the leading institutions in engineering education and is reputed for its world-class accomplishments in research. The department offers a curriculum with a broad spectrum of courses, uniquely merging the core chemical engineering training with the fundamental knowledge of materials science/engineering and further strengthened with the in-depth studies on emerging research and industrial fields.

The research and teaching interests of our faculty members include: Biochemical & biomedical engineering, catalysis & reactor design, thermodynamics (chemical, solid-state, fluid-phase equilibrium), colloid & interface science, electrochemistry, packaging of electronic materials, novel material synthesis, polymer science & engineering, and soft matter physics & materials. Through close collaborations among our faculty members and conduction of cutting-edge researchers in the department, we bridge the interfaces among different disciplines and are in a better position to widen the horizon of our students and educate the interdisciplinary-minded engineers of the future.... [-]


PhD in Material Science & Engineering

National Central University
Campus Part time September 2019 Taiwan Hsinchu

Institute of Materials Science and Engineering (IMSE) was founded in August 2005, and currently offers both master and doctoral programs. [+]

Institute of Materials Science and Engineering (IMSE) was founded in August 2005, and currently offers both master and doctoral programs.

The long-term aim of our institute is to establish a world-class materials science research teaching unit. As for short-term, we focus on developing renewable energy and hydrogen-related technology by combining different fields of research within NCU, such as Nano-structures, catalysts, energy, and environment. Hydrogen production, solar cells, LEDs, fuel cells, secondary batteries, and supercapacitors are our important topics.

IMSE currently consists of 7 faculties, 2 chair professor, 2 joint faculties, and 2 adjunct faculties. In addition to the Institute office, there are individual offices for all the professors in IMSE. Superior integration with the Center of Precision Instruments has provided the necessary facilities for materials studies, fully supporting our high-quality and advanced research.... [-]


PhD in Materials Engineering

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Campus Part time 4 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Material Engineering is focused on a very complex area of research, development, preparation, processing, characterization, and use of materials for various applications. This includes both the theoretical bases of material processes, particularly physics and chemistry of heterogeneous systems, kinetics of solid-state reactions and transport phenomena and the area of evaluation of functional properties of various kinds of materials for specific applications. [+]

Overview

Material Engineering is focused on a very complex area of research, development, preparation, processing, characterization, and use of materials for various applications. This includes both the theoretical bases of material processes, particularly physics and chemistry of heterogeneous systems, kinetics of solid-state reactions and transport phenomena and the area of evaluation of functional properties of various kinds of materials for specific applications. As for the materials applications, dissertation theses are focused primarily on materials for electronics, photonics, and materials for bio-applications. Considerable attention is also paid to nanostructured materials, their preparation, properties, analyses, and evaluation of toxic effects. During the study and own research work, the students obtain thorough knowledge about the preparation and properties of various kind of materials. They will meet the advanced analytical and characterization methods for a study of dependence among materials composition, structure, and properties of materials (including of biocompatibility), as well as the mathematical methods and models for describing the technological processes and properties of materials.... [-]


PhD in Metallurgy

University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Campus Part time 4 years October 2018 Czech Republic Prague

The field of study is focused on various kinds of advanced metallic materials like high-strength and thermally resistant light-weight alloys and intermetallics for highly demanding applications, metallic biomaterials for permanent and temporary medical implants, nano-crystalline alloys, highly corrosion resistant materials for power and building industry, historical materials for objects of cultural heritage etc. [+]

Overview

The field of study is focused on various kinds of advanced metallic materials like high-strength and thermally resistant light-weight alloys and intermetallics for highly demanding applications, metallic biomaterials for permanent and temporary medical implants, nano-crystalline alloys, highly corrosion resistant materials for power and building industry, historical materials for objects of cultural heritage etc. In addition, processes of metal recovery from wastes and advanced surface treatment processes of metallic materials improving corrosion resistance, mechanical performance and biocompatibility are studied. During the study and experimental work, students obtain fundamental knowledge on the relationships between preparation of materials, their internal structure, mechanical and chemical properties. Kinetics and mechanisms of corrosion reactions, phase transformations, mechanical strengthening processes, physical phenomena of metallic materials and chemical reactions during waste processing are studied. Students meet advanced experimental methods for preparation of novel materials and surface layers, as well as for complex characterization of their internal structure, mechanical and physical properties, corrosion behavior.... [-]


DTech in Metallurgy Engineering

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

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. [+]

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.

Admission requirements and selection criteria

An appropriate Magister Technologiae or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are selected on academic merit and approved field of study.

Conferment of the degree

The DTech: Engineering Metallurgy will be conferred on students who have completed the research programme and thesis successfully.... [-]


DTech in Extraction Metallurgy

University of Johannesburg
Campus Part time 2 - 3 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg

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. [+]

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.

Admission requirements and selection criteria

An appropriate Magister Technologiae or an equivalent qualification of an equivalent standard. Students are selected on academic merit and approved field of study.

Conferment of the degree

The DTech: Extraction Metallurgy is conferred on students who have completed the research programme and thesis successfully.... [-]