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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Program in Interdisciplinary Engineering

Birmingham, AL

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Overview

The University of Alabama at Birmingham / Program in Interdisciplinary Engineering is located in Birmingham, AL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational engineering

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 2

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (minimum rank 50% in both Quantitative and Verbal sections)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Publication of three first-author original research articles in peer-reviewed journal

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10
Applied
2
Accepted
20%

Applying

50
Application Fee - Domestic
60
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st August 1st No
Spring deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (minimum rank 50% in both Quantitative and Verbal sections)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree in a supporting field, official transcripts, minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Student Body

38
Total Graduate Students
68%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
31%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 13.16%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.89%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.63%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (84%)
Female (15%)

Faculty

2
Total faculty
Full-time - 2
Part-time - 0

Research

Focus of faculty research: Aerospace systems, environmental engineering, mathematical foundations of quantum electronics, digital circuits and systems design, CO2 enhanced oil production
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL  35294
United States
Contact Dr. Timothy Wick
Associate Dean of Graduate Programs
Email: tmwick@uab.edu
Phone: 205-934-8400