A PhD or Doctor of Philosophy is a postgraduate academic degree awarded by universities. Once one attains a PhD he or she may often be referred to as a doctor.
Mechanical engineering is a diverse engineering discipline, as it is the knowledge that is necessary to take a product from idea to the marketplace. The skills necessary to accomplish this include the ability to design for functionality, aesthetics and the environment the product will be used in.
Officially known as the Italian Republic, the country is found in southern Europe. The official language is Italian and the cultural rich capital is Rome. Many of the world's oldest universities are located in Italy, in particular the University of Bologna (founded in 1088). There are three Superior Graduate Schools with "university status", three institutes with the status of Doctoral Colleges, which function at graduate and post-graduate level.
Top Doctoral Programs in Mechanical Engineering in Italy 2018/2019
Materials Science and Engineering: Biomaterials and biomedical technologies, Coatings and surface treatments, Corrosion and wear, Experimental characterization and numerical modeling of the material behavior, High-strength glasses and ceramics, Powder metallurgy, Polymers and composite materials, Materials and technologies for cultural heritage, Materials chemistry, Materials for energy, Nanostructured materials, mechanical properties, smart materials, materials production technologies, production process, Manufacturing processes. [+]
FIRST CALL 2018
DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: 22 AUGUST 2018, hrs. 4.00 PM (+2 GMT)
During the filling out of the application, online candidates must choose which Research area(s) (max. 2, specifying the order of preference) they are interested to apply for.
The subsequent publication of the second call for applications with positions covered by research fellowships (Assegni di ricerca) is foreseen; all positions in the second call will be on specific topics. Applications for the second call will also be accepted by the participants of this first call, but those who will be winners both in the selection of the first call and in that of the second, will be automatically removed from the first since the winnings on the second call will be considered the first choice for the candidate and therefore binding... [-]