As part of the application process, the applicant must choose an Engineering Science concentration from either Aerospace, Biomedical, Civil, Energy Science and Engineering (Bredesen Center), Environmental Engineering or Mechanical Engineering programs. The student’s departmental home is that of the chosen concentration and of the student’s major professor. The Engineering Science program is offered by the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
Energy Science and Engineering Concentration
This concentration is offered in collaboration with the Center for Interdisciplinary Research and Graduate Education (CIRE). The CIRE is a joint effort between the Tickle College of Engineering, other UT colleges, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
The students who wish to pursue this concentration will normally have completed 6 Core credit hours, 3 credit hours of Knowledge Breadth, and 6 credit hours of Knowledge Specialization coursework (minimum 15 credit hours) specified under the Energy Science and Engineering major, (PhD) program.
Courses will depend on the student’s research program and all must be approved by the student’s advisory committee. Students must satisfy:
- Mathematics requirement of the home department.
- All examination requirements of the home department.
- Successful defense of the dissertation.
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
- Apply before
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- The completed online Graduate Application for Admission
- A non-refundable application fee
- One unofficial transcript from all colleges and universities attended submitted on-line at the time of application to the Graduate School
- The submission of official transcripts and degree certificates
- Departmental application
- Reference letters or rating forms
International31798 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 31798 USD per year during 36 months.
National13380 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13380 USD per year during 36 months.
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