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Microsystems Engineering PhD

Rochester Institute of Technology
4 years
Full time/part time
Doctorate / PhD
On campus
Rochester
English
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Program description

Microsystems Engineering PhD

This PhD program build on traditional engineering and science degrees by providing specialized education in micro- and nano-systems. Students will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to explore future nano-engineering, design methods and technologies, including:

  • Next-generation nanoelectronics
  • Photovoltaic research in silicon, compound semiconductor, and organic solar cells
  • Photonics and nanophotonics imaging, communications, and sensing research including couplers, micro-lasers, microdetectors, integrated silicon waveguides, silicon spectrometers, and biosensors
  • MEMS (micro-electro-mechanical systems), MEOMS (micro-electro-optical-mechanical systems), and NEMS (nano-electro-mechanical systems) device, processing, and materials research for smart sensors, actuators, biochips, and micro-implantable appliances
  • Scaled micro- and nano- electronics for integration into biomedical systems
  • New and improved technologies in organic electronic components and devices
  • Anaomaterials research including carbon nanotubes, nanoparticles, quantum dots, self-assembly materials and their applications in electronics, optics, and materials science
  • Microfluidics research on the behavior, control, and manipulation of fluids at the micro-scale.

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Admission requirements

To be considered for admission to the doctorate program in microsystems engineering, candidates must complete a graduate application and fulfill the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor degree from an accredited university in the physical sciences or engineering
  • Have an undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or higher, and (if applicable) a graduate GPA of 3.5 or higher
  • Submit the following:&;
    • Official transcripts of previously completed undergraduate and graduate course work,
    • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) scores, with minimum requirements of 156 (verbal), 156 (quantitative) and 3.5 (writing)
    • At least two letters of academic and/or professional recommendation.
    • A personal statement of educational objectives which specifically addresses research interests
    • A&;current resume or curriculum vitae,
  • Complete a graduate application.

International students

Applicants whose native language is not English are required to submit scores from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or from the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).


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Tuition fees

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Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, kindly visit our university website.

Qualification

Graduates of this program will be awarded a PhD in Microsystems Engineering.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) is a privately endowed, coeducational university made up of more than 19,000 students and from all 50 states and over 100 nations.  RIT’s main campus is located in Rochester, NY, USA, which is approximately 350...


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You should consider RIT for your graduate study because: it has cutting-edge academic programs, outstanding faculty, and first-rate classroom and laboratory facilities; offers unmatched experiential education programs including co-op; has an excellent reputation and rankings; offers generous financial aid to graduate students; delivers a high return on investment; has an environmentally friendly, sustainable campus; provides a diverse student population, and makes a well-connected network of 135,000 alumni available to graduates.

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Rochester Institute of Technology

Graduate Enrollment, Bausch & Lomb Center, 58 Lomb Memorial Drive
14623 Rochester, NY
USA

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