Doctorate Degrees in Optics and Photonics

Compare 3 PhD Programs in Optics and Photonics

Optics and Photonics

The field of Optics and Photonics are specialized fields of physics and engineering, based on the science of light. Optics and Photonics are critical technologies that help to advance many fields, including fiber optics, consumer technologies, medical imaging, and cancer research. A PhD in Optics and Photonics will provide many opportunities for graduates to work in academia, research, and industry.

For a PhD in Optics and Photonics, generally candidates must have a master’s degree in a related field and research interest areas must correspond with faculty expertise and interest. Curriculum for a PhD in Optics and Photonics usually includes coursework, seminars, and research resulting in a dissertation that provides a substantial contribution to the field. Many universities offering a PhD in Optics and Photonics have partnerships with industry, research institutions, and other universities, allowing for candidates to have a greater reach of expertise to enhance their learning.

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Official Doctoral Program In Laser, Photonics And Vision

Universidade da Coruña
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 5 years September 2018 Spain Ferrol + 1 more

The Doctoral Program in Laser, Photonics and Vision is an Interuniversity program that is offered jointly with the Universities of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo. [+]


The program of Doctorate in Laser, Photonics and Vision Is an Interuniversity program that is offered jointly with the Universities of Santiago de Compostela and Vigo.

It is designed for advanced training in the field of Laser technologies, Photonics and Vision techniques. Its final objective is to provide a training of scientific excellence to future researchers and professionals in this field, thus responding to the growing demand for training for its integration into the national and international R & D & I system.

Why study the degree

In socio-political terms, the scientific-technical sector of science and optical and photonic technology is of extreme importance for the great challenges of the 21st century. The European Union has identified Photonics as one of six key enabling technologies (KET), whose development will determine the competitiveness, productivity and sustainability of European industry's long-term employment. Investment in these technologies will be given priority attention in EU R & D & I policies, not only because of their impact on the Union's industrial and innovation capacity, but also because of their effect on social challenges such as Efficiency and independence of energy, health and health care or transportation, among others.... [-]

PhD in Opto-Mechatronics Engineering

National Central University
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 Taiwan Taoyuan

Besides knowledge-based courses, the hands-on activities, the cultivation of creativity, and the capstone courses are specially offered in our training. [+]

Teaching Characteristics Besides knowledge-based courses, thehands-onactivities, the cultivation ofcreativity, and thecapstone coursesare specially offered in our training. Arranging undergraduate students to go to Hiroshima University, Southeastern University to have international academic interactions. Double degree program with famous universities in the world. Research Characteristics Main research fields: Energy Technology, Solid Mechanics/Design, Advanced Materials, Precision Manufacturing, Thermal Fluids, System Engineering/Automatic Control, Opto-mechatronic Engineering, Electromechanical Integration. Large research projects: Design of the IC/PV/LED manufacturing equipment, Energy storage, Fuel cells, Clean coal technology, CO2capture, Wind power systems, Energy saving , Taiwan-Russia satellite. The average research budget from 2008 to 2010 was 0.099 billion NT dollars per year. Each teacher publishes 2.7 pieces of SCI/SSCI publication per year. ... [-]

PhD in Signal and Information Processing

Harbin Engineering University (HEU)
Campus Full time September 2018 China Harbin

This Signal and Information Processing discipline is a Ph.D degree conferring site. More than 30 projects of national and ministry level and 18 projects of industry sectors are under taken. [+]

Doctor Degree in Signal and Information Processing

This Signal and Information Processingdiscipline is MEng and Ph.D degree conferring site. There are 16 professors and 3 associate professors, 4 doctor tutors and 15 master tutors. The discipline was granted the right of conferring M.E in 1986 and Ph.E in the year 2000. During “The tenth five year plan”, we have deeply developed the research of non-linear information signal processing and visual image recognition, especially in morphology filter and stack filter technology. Master students are researching in these fields and accumulate many experience in technology. Many awards of teaching and researching are conferred. In recent years, over 50 papers are published in journals and conferences and over 30 papers of them were indexed by SCI、EI and ISTP. More than 30 projects of national and ministry level and 18 projects of industry sectors are under taken. 1 projects are conferred second class award of Hei longjiang province technology progress, 1 projects is conferred third class award. Labs for teaching and researching are: Intellect information processing lab, underwater multi-sensor information processing lab, image processing lab, etc. There are lots of information processing equipment and development instruments and many young promising teachers in the frontline of research work. The discipline opened 10 degree courses and required major courses for M.Eng and D.Eng candidates.... [-]