College of Engineering

Graduate Assistantships

Ph.D. and M.S. program applicants are sought for Spring 2018. Several fully funded assistantships are available. Assistantships are typically funded for multiple years depending on the level in the following research areas:

Civil and Environmental Engineering

    Advanced Engineering Properties of Very Stiff Soils

Computer Science

    Cybersecurity Education, Research and Outreach Center (CEROC)
    Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS)/Internet of Things (IoT) Security
    Cybersecurity (Ph.D.) Computer and Network Security

Electrical and Computer Engineering

    Mechatronics, Industrial Automation and Robotics
    Smart Grid Monitoring –Real Time Stability Assessment
    Cybersecurity (Ph.D.) Security of smart power grid and vehicular ad hoc networks

Mechanical Engineering

    Fiber optics-based surface metrology (Ph.D.)
    Dimensional metrology for machine tool development (Ph.D.)

For general information about graduate programs at Tennessee Tech University please email or visit Departmental websites provide additional information for the M.S. and Ph.D. program focus in each area.

For additional information, please contact Vahid Motevalli, Ph.D., associate dean for Research and Innovation, College of Engineering, at