The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program prepares engineers for leadership positions in industry, government, and education.

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The Ph.D. program through the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Department at UMass Lowell offers unique opportunities to its students, with its location in an innovation and technological hub, the growing number of award-winning research active faculty in the Department, the renowned research laboratories, plus much more.

The Ph.D. program requires a traditional research-based doctoral thesis. Please refer to the Mechanical Engineering and/or Industrial Engineering graduate catalog for more information on the doctoral programs, including degree requirements, qualifying examination, and dissertation requirements.

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