Ph.D. Program :
Ph.D. students must complete a total of at least 48 credit hours, within the following guidelines:
– Course-work of 18 credit hours, including elective courses of 12 credit hours, selected from the sets of the chemical and petrochemicals courses, and research seminar courses of 6 credit hours. Students can also select, with the aid of their academic advisors, elective courses from other interdisciplinary graduate programs.
– Thesis -work of 30 credit hours.
Ph.D. students have to pass successfully six courses with three credit hours each.
The student has to select four courses (3 credit hours each) from the following group or from any other graduate program, according to the recommendations of the main supervisor.
CPE 601- Advanced Chemical Reactions and Reactor Design
CPE 602- Advanced Polymerization Engineering
CPE 603- Catalysis Engineering and Design
CPE 604- Process Optimization
CPE 605- Particle Science and Handling Engineering
CPE 606- Biochemical Engineering
CPE 607- Pollution Control in Chemical and Petrochemical Industries
CPE 608- Micro-Chemistry and Micro-chemical Engineering
MTH 601- Advanced Mathematics and Statistics II
Advanced Research Seminar Courses:
Ph.D. students select two of the following 3 credit hours research seminar courses:
CPE 702 – Seminars on Advanced Catalysis Applications in Petrochemical Industries
CPE 703 – Seminars on Advanced Nanotechnology Chemical/Petrochemical
CPE 704 – Seminars on Applied Recycling Technologies in Petrochemical Industries
CPE 705 – Seminars on Polymer Processing Processes
CPE 706 – Seminars on Electrochemistry Applications in Industry
Ph.D. Thesis :
The Ph.D. candidate should prepare and defend a Thesis based on a high-valued research work in one research topic in the fields of Chemical and Petrochemical Engineering. The Thesis should present a new contribution (s) in the respective field of research.
CPE 802- Ph.D. Thesis