The research work for the dissertation shall be conducted under the supervision of a departmental faculty advisor and a committee of two others. The student must defend and submit an acceptable proposal for the dissertation prior to beginning the research work.
The core requirements will consist of two courses in advanced mathematics, two courses in thermal/fluid processes and one course in solid mechanics.
A total of 27 credits of elective courses must be taken. For the Chemical Engineering Option, the courses will be from either the processing, materials or biotechnology/bioprocessing area. For the Nuclear Concentration in the Energy Option, the courses will be from the nuclear area.
For the latest requirements, course descriptions and more please consult the UMass Lowell online Graduate Catalog.