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UCCS Academic Catalog 2012-2013

    University of Colorado Colorado Springs
   
 
  Dec 15, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Catalog

Engineering, PhD


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The College of Engineering and Applied Science offers the PhD in Engineering degree. The degree has its roots in the successful PhD program in Electrical Engineering offered in the College, and allows a broad range of research areas including Electrical, Mechanical, and Computer Engineering, as well as Computer Science and Security. The interdisciplinary nature of this program enables our students to devise programs of study that better suit their interests and needs.

For general information about this program, students are encouraged to contact the College Dean’s Office at (719) 255-3543 or by email at dean@eas.uccs.edu.

Students interested in research areas with an emphasis in Computer Science or Security should directly contact the Department of Computer Science at (719) 255-3544.

Students interested in research areas with an emphasis in Electrical or Computer Engineering should directly contact the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at (719) 255-3548.

Students interested in research areas with an emphasis in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering should directly contact the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at (719) 255-3243.

Objectives

  • The candidate must have a broad knowledge of science, math and engineering.
  • The candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the specific area in which the thesis research will be conducted.
  • The candidate must be able to read, understand, and evaluate professional literature on advanced topics in engineering and applied science.
  • The candidate must be able to write technical reports and project documentation.
  • The candidate must be able to make oral presentations of technical information.
  • The candidate must demonstrate the capability to make fundamental and significant contributions in the area of engineering and applied science using basic and advanced knowledge of science, mathematics, and engineering disciplines, along with the tools of research to perform analysis and synthesis and to visualize potential areas of application.

Engineering PhD Programs


Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

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