Daniel Felix Ritchie School of Engineering and Computer Science

Electrical and Computer Engineering

PhD Qualifying Exams

1. Departmental Policy    2. PhD Exam Request form

Written: Spring 2015 - (April 30 and May 01)

                Request Form Submission due before (April 10, 2015)

 

 

 

Common Exam (Two hour Written Exam)

Engineering Mathematics (Calculus, Engineering Analysis, Linear Algebra)

Circuits and Electronics

Digital Design, Computer Architecture, and HDL

 

Specific Area Exams

Digital Design, Computer Architecture, and HDL (only if NOT taken for the common component)

 Circuits and Electronics (only if NOT taken for the common component)

Microprocessors

Data Structures, Algorithms and Operating Systems

Control, Signals and Systems

Electromagnetics

Power and Energy Systems

Optoelectronics/Optical Fiber Communications

Communications and DSP

Robotics

Computer Vision

     Pattern Recognition

 

Students who will obtain a PhD in Mechatronic Systems Engineering they may take both exams from the above
list or they may elect to take ONE exam from the list above and one from the below:

Solid Mechanics

Materials Science

 Fluids and Heat Transfer

Thermodynamics