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: Fall 2015 - (October 29 and October 30 )

                Request Form Submission due before (October 09, 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 and 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