The UK College of Engineering offers programs leading to doctor of philosophy degrees in the following disciplines:
- Biomedical engineering
- Biosystems and agricultural engineering
- Chemical engineering
- Civil engineering
- Computer Science
- Electrical engineering
- Materials engineering
- Mechanical engineering
- Mining engineering
In addition, the College also offers a highly multidisciplinary master of science degree in manufacturing systems engineering that addresses the growing need for enhancing manufacturing productivity and quality in sustainable ways.
Research with the best!
Over 20 faculty members in the UK College of Engineering have won NSF CAREER awards and more than one-third are Fellows in one or more professional organizations. Graduate students at UK will also find there are numerous centers and consortia conducting advanced, interdisciplinary research in visualization, power and energy, nano-scale science, transportation, technology commercialization, sustainable manufacturing and more.
Home to Fellowship Winners
The UK College of Engineering strives to provide competitive graduate fellowships to high-performing graduate students and professors often assist students when they apply for prestigious regional and national fellowships. In 2016, four students were awarded National Research Fellowships by the National Science Foundation (NSF).