Ph.D. Programs


You'll lead research that expands knowledge and brings transformative advances to the world.

Kate Gleason College of Engineering offers five doctoral programs in engineering, biomedical and chemical engineering, electrical and computer engineering, mechanical and industrial engineering, and microsystems engineering. Each doctoral program provides you with the knowledge, training, and expertise to tackle important problems while engaging in cutting-edge, cross-disciplinary research.

computer and biomedical device

Biomedical and Chemical Engineering Ph.D.

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Electrical and Computer Engineering Ph.D.

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Engineering Ph.D.

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Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Ph.D.

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Microsystems Engineering Ph.D.

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Key Research Areas

By the Numbers


Doctoral Programs in which engineering faculty serve as advisors and researchers


Total doctoral degrees granted in engineering and microsystems engineering

Affiliated Doctoral Programs