PhD in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
The Department of Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering brings together an interdisciplinary group of faculty to tackle global challenge problems related to energy, environment, and health. EECE provides integrated and multi-disciplinary programs of scientific education in cutting-edge areas organized through four clusters: 1) Aerosol Science & Engineering; 2) Engineered Aquatics Processes; 3) Metabolic Engineering and Systems Biology; and 4) Multiscale Engineering.
Brief summary of requirements for PhD program:
The MS in EECE is available only to current PhD students wishing to achieve a Master degree along with their PhD. The student should pass his/her Thesis Proposal Examination, completed 30 units of required coursework toward the PhD degree and published or submitted at least one peer-reviewed manuscript from the thesis research is eligible to receive an MS degree. The publication and submission of the manuscript must be with the approval of the research adviser. Students must submit their request to receive the MS degree at least one year before the thesis defense.
EECE strongly encourages prospective doctoral program applicants to apply the following fellowships. In addition to the application to the EECE, the application packages should be submitted separately in the fellowship admission websites.
PhD Graduate Handbook (.pdf)