Doctoral Programs

The PhD programs prepare students for basic and applied research in mechanical engineering or materials science & engineering. Research areas are multidisciplinary and reflect the interests of Watson School faculty.

Apply NowStudents may specialize in one of the following areas:

  • Applied Mechanics and Design
  • Dynamic Systems and Acoustics
  • Materials
  • Transport Phenomena

To learn more about the degree requirements, refer to the University Bulletin. Inquiries can be addressed to the Director of Graduate Studies

 

PhD Graduates by Year

1994

Yanchu Xu

Qian Yang

 

1996

Qin Yuan

Kee-Rong Wu

 

1997

Rangarajan K. Prasanna

Yu-Po Wang

Lixin Jiang

1998

P A. Balaji

 

2000

Anthony Primavera

Hao Tang 

2001

Joseph G. Deangelo

Stephan J. Meschter 

2002

Anis B. Zribi 

2003

Philip S. Greenfield

Robert J. Telban 

2004

Weili Cui

Matthew J. Aubrey

Quan Yang 

2005

Liwen Guo

Cosmina S. Hogea

Quang Su

Jia Gao

2006

Lin Tan

Satish C. Chaparala

Drew Davidson

Anand Desai

2007

Mihir D. Shetye 

2008

Gary R. George

Yuanyuan Song

Zhenming Tang

Jinli Qu

Ramji Dhakal

Saurabh Shrivastava 

2009

Xiping Huo

Hongchul Lee

Fadi M. Alsaleem

Siddharth Bhopte

Kirill B. Zaychik

 

2010

Dylan Farnam

Hao Zhang

Abdullah Al-Yafawi

Jae B. Kwak

Tung T. Nguyen

Hassen Ouakad

2011

Sushma Madduri

Haojun Zhang

Shehab A. Al-Bahri

Dong M. Suh

 

 

2012

Abraham Howell

Mahmoud I. Ibrahim,

Hoyong Lee

Abdallah H. Ramini

Shun Su

Meng Zheng

Da Yu

Seil Baek

Bo Dan

2013

Subbalakshmi Pisipati

Ahmad M. Bataineh

Yang Gao

Xinqiang Xu

Leo Y. Zheng

Siyi Zhou

 

2014

Vadim Bromberg

Wei Wang

Liang Xue

Yeonsung Kim

Xiaoming Chen

Karim M. Masri

Zhihang Song 

2015

Sami A. Alkharabsheh

Cheng Chen

Mohammad A. Gharaibeh

Tianyi Gao

Dapeng Liu

Brenno R. Varanda 

2016 (to date)

Tiantian Xu

Husam A. Alissa

Ho H. Lee

 

Last Updated: 11/29/16