PhD in Energy, Environmental & Chemical Engineering
Candidates for this degree must complete a total of 72 credits beyond the bachelor's degree. A minimum of 36 must be graduate coursework and a minimum of 30 must be doctoral thesis research units. Candidates must fulfill the University teaching requirement and departmental teaching responsibilities by serving as a teaching assistant for two or three semesters. For the proposal defense (within 18 months of passing the qualifying examination), a Committee of at least six faculty members, including two from outside of the department, will be formed in consultation with the student's advisor.