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UMass Lowell's Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree program offers two options: 

  • Chemical Engineering Option 
  • Energy Engineering Option (Nuclear Engineering Concentration)

Designed to prepare engineers for leadership positions in industry, academia and government, the program includes advanced graduate coursework in engineering and allied subjects and research culminating in a doctoral dissertation.

Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Physics with and Option in Energy Engineering

A program offering a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Applied Physics with an Option in Energy Engineering is offered jointly by the Department of Physics and the Energy Engineering program. For further information about this program, including the latest requirements, course descriptions and more please consult the UMass Lowell online Graduate Catalog.

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U.S. Department of Energy DOE Scholars Program at the Advanced Research Projects Agency.

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