Calls and Application Procedure

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Open Call for Applications for 2011-12

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences invites applications for six (6) positions in the “PhD in Engineering” program of study for the academic year 2011-2012 in the general directions of

  1. Electrical Engineering and specifically in the broad fields of Computer Engineering, Control Systems, Communications, and Power Systems,  and
  2. Engineering Management and specifically in the broad fields of Industrial Engineering, Engineering Design, and Engineering Optimization.

The Call is open ended in the sense that no specific deadline is set and prospective applicants can apply at any time they wish. The Doctoral committee will commence evaluating candidates from December 1, 2011 and the call will end upon the admittance of the six students.

Open Call for Applications for 2012-13

The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences invites applications for six (6) positions in the "PhD in Engineering" program for the academic year 2012-2013 in any field relating to the master programs it is currently operating.

The School of Education invites applications for three (3) positions in the "PhD in Education" program for the academic year 2012-2013 in any field relating to the master programs it is currently operating.

Both calls are open ended in the sense that no specific deadline is set and prospective applicants can apply at any time they wish. The Doctoral committee of each School will commence evaluating candidates from October 1, 2012 and the call will end upon the completion of all students.


Application Procedure

Interested students should submit the following to the Admissions Office

  1. A cover letter clearly stating the graduate degree the candidate wishes to apply for.
  2. A completed application form obtained from the Admissions Office.
  3. A Curriculum Vitae indicating the student’s education, academic and research experience, any publications, awards, etc.
  4. A short statement (at most two pages long) stating the reason the candidate wishes to join the program, the candidate’s professional and research experience, future goals, etc. The statement should clearly state the broad research area that the student is interested in. The area should be within the listed areas of interest in the current call.
  5. Two letters of recommendation from academic or professional advisors.
  6. Copies of up to three representative publications, if any.
  7. Copies of all degrees and transcripts.
  8. Copies of any other supporting material, such as exams, honors, awards, etc.

Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to have communications with School faculty of matching research area interests, prior to their application.

Applicants will be evaluated according to academic background and research interest. The School gives priority to full-time applicants.

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