Graduate School of Engineering & Applied Science

Offers Master of Science Degree Programs in the following disciplines:

 1) MS Biomedical Engineering

Master of Science in Biomedical Engineering: The graduate program in biomedical science educates students whose undergraduate education is in basic life sciences (e.g., biology or biochemistry) or paramedical disciplines (e.g. nursing, physical therapy or medical technology) in quantitative analysis, mathematical modeling, fundamental computing skills and informatics. Students in biomedical science achieve depth in the modeling of living systems and biomedical information processing and display. Areas covered include - Mathematics for Biomedical Science, Biomedical Statistics, Principles of Systems Analysis Applied to Biomedicine, Computer Applications for Biomedical Research, Experimental Design in Biomedical Research, Biomedical Ethics and Law, Tissue Engineering, Biomaterials, Quantitative System Biology, Genome Information Engineering, Biocomputational Languages, Biosystems Modeling, Biomedical Signal Processing, Pharmacology, Medical Sciences, Cardiovascular Engineering, Biomedical Electronics, Advanced Biosensors, Quantitative Systems Biology, Robotics in Medicine, Applied Evolution, Biological Control Systems, Medical Imaging Systems, Biomedical Ultrasound, Biomedical Mechanics, Biomaterials, Biosimulation, Physics of Living Systems, Neural Signals, Principles in Neuroengineering, Neural Networks and Hospital Engineering Management. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced biomedical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

2) MS Civil Engineering

Master of Science in Civil Engineering: The Master of Science in Civil Engineering is designed for the pursuit of Advanced Civil Engineering Studies. The primary areas of study focus on construction, geotechnical, structures, transportation and water resources. The primary focus of the Master of Science in Civil Engineering is the integration of environmental science, mathematics and engineering application. Areas covered include - Advanced Bituminous Materials, Advanced Concrete Materials, Advanced Structural Analysis, Advanced Reinforced Concrete Design, Prestressed Concrete Design, Advanced Structural Steel Design, Advanced Timber Design, Structural Dynamics, Probabilistic Analysis and Reliability in Civil Engineering, Productivity Planning and Improvement, Project Delivery Systems, Project Management and Administration, Highway Design, Pavement Management Systems, Transportation Planning, Environmental Impacts of Transportation, Airport Planning and Design, Advanced Airport Planning and Design, Public Transit, Intelligent Transportation Systems, Environmental Process Engineering, Biological Treatment Processes, Physical-Chemical Treatment Processes, Surface Water Quality Modeling, Biogeochemical Processes, Transport and Transformation of Organic Pollutants, Practical Applications and Analytical Techniques for Environmental Measurements, Air Quality and the Built Environment, Applied Boundary Layer Meteorology, Atmospheric Chemistry, Civil and Environmental Engineering Systems Analysis, Stochastic Hydrology, GIS Applications, Water Resources Modeling, Sediment Transport, Water Resources Planning and Management, Cold Regions Hydrology, Advanced Soil Mechanics, Advanced Geotechnical Engineering, Frozen Ground Engineering, Stability of Earth Structures, Fundamentals of Soil Behavior and Field Engineering in the Developing World. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced civil engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

3) MS Building Engineering

Master of Science in Building Engineering: The general educational aims, which are shared both by the national and the international context, given the worldwide presence of the building sector, are to train a professional engineer for the job market, who shall be able, thanks to his interdisciplinary education, to identify problems and seek suitable designing solutions, at pace with the innovative dynamics of the sector, in order to improve building quality in its physical, technical, performance, procedural and economic values. In particular, the goal is to train a professional engineer able to effectively operate, within the competences set by the law, in different fields such as - designing of complex building systems, including technological, structural, environmental aspects, with special attention paid to comfort, service life, energy and environmental impact issues; development of the building process, in its operative, economic and managerial aspects; managing technological and production processes related to the building sector (new and existing buildings), with special attention paid to safety issues; technology innovation; testing and quality controls of products and buildings. Areas covered include - Architectural Design, Architectural History, Building Durability and Maintenance, Building Materials, Building Pathology and Diagnostics, Building Physics, Building Services System Design, Refurbishment and Conservation, Structural Design, Structural Rehabilitation and Consolidation, Technological Design and Urban Design. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced building engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

4) MS Structural Engineering

Master of Science in Structural Engineering: The mission & goals of this program - emphasize fundamental, non-perishable knowledge to foster life-long learning; encouraging strong grounding in fundamentals of analysis/mechanics and design/behavior; offer a variety of opportunities for further specialization or development of additional breadth. Areas covered include - Structural Analysis, Structural Mechanics, Structural Dynamics, Finite Element Methods, Steel Structures, Reinforced Concrete, Earthquake engineering, Decision & Risk Analysis, Welding & Joining Processes, Concrete Materials, Fatigue & Fracture, Soil Mechanics & Behavior, Excavation and Support Systems, Geotechnical Case Histories, and Computer Methods. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced structural engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

5) MS Transportation Engineering

Master of Science in Transportation Engineering: The Master of Science in Transportation Engineering degree program examines all major forms of transportation, including passenger and freight systems and the increasing demand for these systems at the local, regional and international level. In a few years, more than six billion people will inhabit the world, placing enormous stress on existing air, rail and highway transportation systems and creating the need for new ways to plan, manage and engineer the systems of the future. This program addresses that need. Areas covered include - Transportation System Analysis, Introduction to Transportation Systems, Air Transportation - The Airline Industry, Air Traffic Control, Airline Management, Airline Schedule Planning, Planning and Design of Airport Systems, Ocean Systems Management - Economics of Marine Transportation Industries, Management of Marine Systems, International Shipping, International Supply Chain Management, Transportation Analysis & Planning Methods - Demand Modeling, Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Advanced Demand Modeling, Airline Schedule Planning, Network Optimization, Transportation Logistics - Logistical and Transportation Planning Methods, Logistics Systems, Logistics and Supply Chain Management, International Supply Chain Management, Transportation Management - Management of Marine Systems, International Shipping, Airline Management, Transportation Policy - Transportation Policy and Environmental Limits, Transportation Policy and Planning, Law, Technology and Public Policy, Urban & Regional Transportation - Demand Modeling, An Introduction to Intelligent Transportation Systems, Urban Transportation Planning, Public Transportation Systems, Cities and Region: Urban Economics and Public Policy and Comparative Land Use and Transportation Planning. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced transportation engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

6) MS Chemical Engineering

Master of Science in Chemical Engineering: Chemical Engineering is one of the most exciting and multi-faceted career paths of our time. Because chemical engineering interfaces with biology, chemistry, materials science, civil and electrical engineering, it is widely regarded as the central engineering discipline. The opportunities are limitless. Chemical engineers are unique individuals. They have a wide range of interests, but are most often drawn to mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology. They are fascinated by chemical transformations and molecular processes, and have the ability to isolate the most important phenomena within a problem. They have a keen interest in process invention, and apply their solutions across broad sets of scale. As central players in a wide range of technologies, chemical engineers move comfortably from high tech fields such as advanced materials and biotechnology to entrepreneurial endeavors within business and finance sectors. Their careers will unfold to include a breadth of expertise and a multitude of unequaled experiences. Areas covered include - Fundamentals of Multiphase Transport Phenomena, Process Analysis and Control, Process Design, Solids Processing, Separation Processes in Biochemical Engineering, Transport Phenomena, Classical Thermodynamics, Surface Science in Chemical Engineering, Biochemical Engineering, Physical Properties of Structural Biopolymers, Chemical Process Dynamics, Chemical Engineering Analysis, Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Colloids-Principles and Practice, Applied Surfactant Science, Advanced Polymer Engineering, Advanced Plant Design, Heterogenous Catalysis, Advanced Transport Phenomena, Multiphase Transport Phenomena, Advanced Reaction Engineering, Advanced Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics, Momentum Transport, Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, Energy Transport, Mass Transfer, Process Control, Chemical Processing of Advanced Materials, Advanced Catalyst Design, Advanced Pollution Control, Advanced Biocatalysis and Biotransformations and Advanced Research Techniques for Engineering. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced chemical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

7) MS Petroleum Engineering

Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering: The Master of Science in Petroleum Engineering is a new unique program offered. This program was created based upon industry's request to train existing staff and new hires with skills related to the operation of smart fields. This program will provide facilities for research and training in petroleum technologies, offering cutting-edge course content for this degree. Areas covered include - Introduction to Transport Processes in Porous Media, Petroleum Reservoir Engineering, Formation Evaluation, Engineering and Economic Evaluation of Subsurface Reservoirs, Numerical Simulation of Subsurface Flow and Transport Processes, Testing of Wells and Aquifers, Enhanced Oil Recovery, Well Completion, stimulation and Damage Control, Fluid Flow and Transport Processes in Porous Media, Intelligent and Collaborative Oilfield Systems Characterization and Management, Smart Completions, Oilfield Sensors and Sensor Technology, Smart Oilfield Data Mining, Advanced Oilfield Operations with Remote Immersive visualization and Control, Advanced Reservoir Characterization, Advanced Phase Behavior of Petroleum Reservoir Fluids, Drilling Engineering, Carbonate Rocks, Corrosion Control in Petroleum Production, Engineering Geostatistics, Advanced Production Engineering and Environmental Technology in the Petroleum Industry. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced petroleum engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

8) MS Electrical Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering: Electrical Engineering forms a solid foundation for other industries and characterizes the dynamism and level of their developments, so it is impossible to overestimate its importance for the national economy. Students are given relevant knowledge, are taught to think critically and be receptive to the rich array of ideas available in a diverse society. They are well prepared to creatively apply the latest engineering findings and new technologies. Areas covered include - Electrical Power Engineering, Automation and Management, Heat Power Engineering, Automated Technologies and Production, Power Engineering Economics and Management, Heat Power Stations, Electric Power Stations, Electric Systems and Networks, Power Supply, High Voltage Electrical and Power Engineering, Relay Protection and Automation of Electric Power Systems and Automation of Technological Processes and Heat Power Engineering Production. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electrical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

9) MS Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering: The Master of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering programs philosophy is to provide, simultaneously, an adequate preparation and a good adaptation capability to a technological situation in constant evolution, for graduate students in electrical and Electronics Engineering. Additionally, the Master Program is also opened to anyone holding a Bachelor degree in Electrical or Electronics Engineering (or in an equivalent related field) and wanting not only, to upgrade his/her technological knowledge, but also, to facilitate his/her career development. Areas covered include - Advanced mathematics, Transients of Electrical Machines, Microelectronic Circuit Design, Digital Signal Processing, Active Network Theory, Advanced Control Systems, Advanced Simulation, Expert Systems, Special Operations Modes of Electric Machines and Power Systems, Microelectronics for Telecommunication and Signal Processing, Laser and Semiconductor Physics, Advanced Telecommunications, Advanced Topics in Control Systems, Flexible Alternative Current Transmission System, Embedded System, Internet Security and Cryptography, Electronic Payment Systems, Smart Card Technology and Applications, Computer Networks and Internet and Computer Communications and Networks. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electrical and electronics engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

10) MS Electronics and Computer Engineering

Master of Science in Electronics and Computer Engineering: Electronics and Computer Engineering are leading in innovation across a broad swath of technology including microelectronics, semiconductors, power and power electronics, photonics, image and signal processing, computer architecture, telecommunications, electromagnetic and bioengineering. Given that often a single technology product or process incorporates an array of technologies, including microprocessors, random and probabilistic processes, feedback and control, software and computing methods, this program incorporates knowledge across several disciplines. As a result, students gain a sense of the economic and business values needed to employ technology to serve society's needs. This program provides students with the knowledge and skills to innovate and lead in their discipline in the framework of research and development in industrial workplace, research laboratories, or service organizations. These outcomes are achieved through carefully chosen academic experiences that students gain from purposeful curriculum design, instruction, inquiry and professional development. Areas covered include - Electronic Product Design, Electronic Materials, Thermal Management of Microdevices, Product Design, Microelectronics, High Density Interconnection Structures, Integrated Circuit Design, Systems Design, Sensor Design and Applications, Nonlinear Control Systems, Communications Systems, Microwave Structures, Wireless Systems, Digital Communications, Power and Power Electronics, Power Generation and Distribution, Advanced Power Electronics, Signal Processing, Voice and Signal Processing, Image Processing, Scientific Visualization, Computer Graphics, Computer Animation, Embedded Systems, Network Programming, Network Embedded Systems, Enterprise Computing, Database Management and Enterprise Java. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electronics and computer engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

11) MS Communications Engineering

Master of Science in Communications Engineering: This program is designed for practicing engineers and information technologists who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in the broad area of communications engineering. The courses offered cover various important topics in telecommunications, RF engineering and wireless communications. Areas covered include - Digital Communication Systems, RF Engineering Techniques, Computer Networks, Satellite, Fixed and Mobile Radio Systems, Network Performance Analysis, RF Circuit Design, MIC & Printed Antenna Design, Optical Fibre Communications, Network Planning and Management, Wireless Multiple Access Communications, Electromagnetic Compatibility and Interference, Advanced Digital Signal Processing, Speech Analysis & Processing, Video Signal Processing, Multimedia Networking and Network Design and Simulation. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced communications engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

12) MS Computer Engineering

Master of Science in Computer Engineering: Students entering the Master of Science program are expected to have a firm undergraduate background in basic computer hardware, software and systems. Students should have experience. Areas covered include - Advanced Real-Time Embedded Systems, Probability and Stochastic Processes, Wireless Embedded Sensor Networks, Advanced Operating Systems, Theory of Compiling & Language Translation, Mobile Robotics, Advanced Mobile Robotics, Multimedia Signals and Systems, Computer Vision, Computer Systems Architecture, Digital System Verification, Testing and Reliability, Advanced VLSI Design, Advanced Digital Systems Engineering, Acceleration of Algorithms in Reconfigurable Logic, Reconfigurable System on Chip Design, Computer Systems Analysis, Parallel Architectures & Algorithms, Signaling & Control in Communication Networks, Protocols for Computer Networks, Advanced Networking, Design & Analysis of Switching Systems, Multimedia Computing and Networking and Digital Representation of Signals. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced computer engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

13) MS Mechanical Engineering

Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering: Amongst the most diverse of the engineering fields, mechanical engineering affects all aspects of our lives and embraces many areas of specialization: automotive systems; bioengineering; combustion and propulsion; design methodology and tribology; dynamic systems and controls; energy systems and thermodynamics, fluid mechanics; heat transfer; manufacturing and production; materials behavior and processing and microscale and nanoscale phenomena and systems. Mechanical engineers have been involved in improvement to and technological advances in engines, power plants, satellites, automobiles, airplanes, household appliances, machine tools, prosthetic devices, surgical equipment and heating and refrigeration systems, among other things. Areas covered include - Acoustic and Noise Control, Automotive Systems, Biomechanics, Design and Computer-Aided Design, Energy Utilization and Environmental Control, Advanced Fluid Mechanics, Manufacturing and Materials Processing, Mechanics and Vibrations, Systems, Measurements and Controls, Advanced heat Transfer, Failure Mechanisms in Engineering Materials, Failure Analysis of Mechanical Components, Modeling in Materials Processing, Industrial Control Systems, Finite Element Analysis, Nonlinear Dynamics, Fracture Resistant Design, Advanced Nonlinear Dynamics and Chaos, Micromechanical Behavior of Materials, Multiphase Flow, Hazardous and Solid Waste Management, Urban Hydrology and Hydraulics, Groundwater, Reliability Engineering, Quality Engineering, Genetic Algorithms in Search, Optimization and Machine Learning, Managing Advanced Technology in Industry, Technology Innovation and Strategy, Molecular Modeling of Water and Interfaces, Design and Analysis of Experiments and Corrosion of Metals. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced mechanical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

14) MS Electromechanical Engineering

Master of Science in Electromechanical Engineering: The Master of Science program in Electromechanical Engineering is designed to provide advanced study and updated knowledge in the areas of manufacturing automation, thermal engineering and control, materials technology and mechanics for engineering graduates and practicing engineers. Areas covered include - Advanced Mathematics, Physics of Materials, Variational Principles and the Application, Computer-Aided Geometry Design, Computer-Integrated Design and Manufacturing, Mechatronics, Process Heat Transfer, Convective Heat Transfer, Computational Method for Thermo-fluid System, Energy Conversion and Utilization, Introduction to advanced Robotics and Control, Fluid Power Engineering, Intelligent Theory and Manufacturing, Advanced Manufacturing, Thermal Engineering, Automotive Engineering, Theory of Elasticity and Plasticity, Plates and Shells and Expert Systems. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced electromechanical engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

15) MS Systems and Industrial Engineering

Master of Science in Systems and Industrial Engineering: Systems Engineering integrates all the disciplines and specialty groups into a team effort forming a structural development process that proceeds from concept to production to operation. Industrial engineers figures out how to do things better. They engineer processes and systems that improve quality and productivity. The goal of this program is to provide high quality education, and a basis for lifelong learning of the engineering and scientific knowledge required for analysis, design, improvement and evaluation of integrated systems of people, computers, material and equipment - as embodied in the disciplines of industrial engineering, operations research and systems engineering. Areas covered include - Engineering Economic Analysis, Computer Methods for Engineering, Object-Oriented Modeling and Design, Probablistic Models in Operations Research, Engineering Experiment Design, Deterministic Operations Research, Deterministic Systems, Software Integration for Decision Models, Software for Engineers, Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Quality Engineering, Systems Reliability Engineering, Human Factors & Ergonomics in Engineering & Design, Engineering Decision Making Under Uncertainty, Engineering Statistics, Survey of Optimization Methods, Deterministic Control Systems, Systems Engineering Process, Production System Analysis, Facilities and Production Systems Design, Concepts in Information & Communication Systems, Decision Support Systems, Computer Integrated Manufacturing Systems, Stochastic Processes, Engineering Statistics, Linear Programming, Computational Optimization, Traffic Modeling and Simulation, Manufacturing Automation, Nonlinear Optimization and Transportation Systems. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced systems and industrial engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.

16) MS Manufacturing Engineering

Master of Science in Manufacturing Engineering: Manufacturing encompasses many disciplines, topics, skills and rapidly changing knowledge. The Master of Science program in manufacturing engineering is designed to aid technical leaders in maintaining the competitiveness of their operations. This program allows students to integrate systems perspectives with interdisciplinary education, combining the academic study of engineering and business with project work, and topical industry-related research activities. The program covers business planning and management, product design and manufacturing processes and technology. It emphasizes that quality assurance is introduced at the design level and monitored throughout the total manufacturing cycle, including customer service. Areas covered include - Engineering Science & Design Technology - Engineering Mechanics, Advanced Engineering Mechanics, Thermal Processes & Technology in Manufacturing, Design Technology for Manufacturability; Manufacturing Software & Computer Integration - Product Life Software, Automated Technology for Tool Path Generation, Product Data Management and Configuration Control, Special Problems in Manufacturing Software; Advanced Manufacturing Materials & Processes Technology - Plant Layout for Lean and Agile Manufacturing, Advanced Materials Science & Technology, Inventory & Supply Train Management, Quality Concepts & Philosophies, Microelectronics Manufacturing Processes; business, Financial & Management Processes - The Manufacturing Management Team in the Global Enterprise, Manufacturing Business Philosophies, Capitalization Principles for Manufacturing, The Planning of Projects & Budgets for Manufacturing, International Economics for Manufacturing and Regulatory Requirements & Processes. Assessments: The thesis for this program should be between 50,000 - 60,000 words and should cover all standard advanced manufacturing engineering related subjects apart from those highlighted above.