The Ph.D. in Engineering at Tennessee Tech is an interdisciplinary degree program involving the College of Engineering's five graduate-level departments: Chemical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.
Current areas of doctoral research include acoustics, computer engineering, control systems, environmental engineering, fluid mechanics, lasers, lightning, MEMS and nanotechnology, machine design, material sciences, neural networks, physical electronics, plasmas, polymers, power systems, process design, robotics, signal and image processing, solid mechanics, structural engineering and materials, telecommunications, and thermal sciences.
The program consists of a minimum of 24 semester credits of course work beyond the master's degree and 24 semester credits of doctoral research and dissertation.
Tennessee Tech houses three state-supported Centers of Excellence: the Electric Power Center, the Manufacturing Research Center, and the Center for the Management, Utilization and Protection of Water Resources. The three centers offer excellent research opportunities, the use of state-of-the-art equipment and funding for graduate students in engineering.
College of Engineering
P.O. Box 5005 Cookeville, TN 38505
Phone: (931) 372-3172 FAX: (931) 372-6172