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Ph. D. Degree
The objective of our Doctor of Philosophy Degree Program is to pursue advanced research in Biomedical Engineering. Students must demonstrate both their proficiency in some broad academic subject, and their ability to work independently by initiating and by evaluating work in their chosen field, while combining concepts and techniques form their original discipline with those from a complementary area.
The doctoral candidate must pass qualifying and comprehensive examinations. The candidate must subsequently write a thesis that is based upon an original investigation, and that demonstrates mature scholarship and critical judgment by the candidate, as well as familiarity with the tools and the methods of research in the field of specialization. The thesis, in order to be acceptable, must make an original, significant contribution to the advancement of scientific knowledge, and must warrant publication wholly or partiall.