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Electrical Engineering Doctoral Program

Program Details


Doctor of Philosophy


On campus


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Enhance your engineering career with the advanced technical and leadership skills you’ll gain in Stevens’ electrical engineering Ph.D. program.

The electrical engineering Ph.D. program at Stevens is excellent preparation for leadership in all professional areas of the field. Through the program, doctoral students will advance their technical knowledge and develop strong leadership capabilities.

Here, you’ll dive deep into the design and analysis of digital and electronics systems, power systems, the internet of things (IoT), robotics and wireless communications systems. You’ll work alongside renowned faculty at Stevens—as well as collaborators from other prestigious universities and national research centers—on interdisciplinary, high-impact projects. Throughout your Ph.D. program, you’ll have access to state-of-the-art facilities such as the SMARTLab, which trains students in signal processing, machine learning, robotics and automation systems, and the WiMoLab, which explores advances in wireless communications and mobile computing.

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering offers dynamic opportunities to explore leading-edge research within a close community of faculty mentors. You'll be able to study under a faculty mentor in the area that you find most exciting:

  • Wireless Communications

  • Signal Processing and Systems Control

  • Robotics and Smart Systems

  • Power and Energy Systems

  • Bio-Electromagnetics

  • Data Engineering

  • Applied Artificial Intelligence

Stevens graduate students have the unique opportunity to learn from foremost experts in AI and machine learning research, and their applications in data science and robotics.

Hands-On Electrical and Computer Engineering Research

At Stevens, you have the ability to join research groups with students at a variety of levels of experience, and outstanding faculty so you can learn cutting-edge technology as a team, just like in the real-world. In our state-of-the-art research labs and facilities, you'll have the opportunity to engage in experiential learning.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens electrical engineering Ph.D. students go on to become highly regarded professors and research fellows in academia and leaders in various industries. Stevens’ location in the New York City metropolitan area offers students networking and collaboration opportunities with potential employers in a variety of fields, including engineering services, technology, telecommunications, defense, manufacturing, finance and government.

More Advantages to Our Program 

  • Innovative curriculum including courses on artificial intelligence, wireless security and intelligent networks

  • Opportunities for both independent research and collaborative work with renowned faculty in state-of-the-art facilities

  • Collaboration with other universities and national research centers

  • Strong financial support and strategic mentoring

  • Strong focus on research and commercialization with patented knowledge

  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) to enhance professional opportunities

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