Ph.D. Computer Engineering

NJIT’s Computer Engineering Ph.D. program provides our students with broad technical skills and specialization in key areas of the field, such as Computer Architecture, Computer Communications and Computer Networking, while preparing them for leadership in academia and industry.

Summary

Ph.D. students in NJIT’s Computer Engineering program are expected to originate and advance research in their area of study, while also preparing to become leaders in academia, industry or the government. The Ph.D. candidate enters as a student, progresses as an apprentice scholar and graduates as a colleague of his or her mentor. These are some of our basic goals for doctoral students, which include both intellectual and ethical considerations.

Doctoral students in NJIT’s Computer Engineering program are preparing for diverse fields and will work with renowned experts in these specialty areas.

  • Demonstrate a broad technical expertise in Computer Engineering through successful course work and achievement on exams
  • Communicate research outcomes to the scientific community through oral presentations and written work, including your dissertation, conference presentations and journal papers.
  • Perform high-quality independent research that is original and well-executed
  • Teach, often at the collegiate level
  • Develop ethical reasoning skills to conduct research
  • Find employment in computer engineering or a related field

Core Faculty

Jonathan Smitherson

Ansari, Nirwan

Distinguished Professor

Ansari, Nirwan
Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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343 ECEC
Jonathan Smitherson

Carpinelli, John D.

Professor

Carpinelli, John D.
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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ECEC 315
Jonathan Smitherson

Hou, Sui-Hoi Edwin

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Hou, Sui-Hoi Edwin
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Office of the Dean - NCE
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283 Fenster
Jonathan Smitherson

Liu, Qing

Assistant Professor

Liu, Qing
Assistant Professor, ECEC department
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345 ecec
Jonathan Smitherson

Rojas-Cessa, Roberto

Professor

Rojas-Cessa, Roberto
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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323 ECEC
Jonathan Smitherson

Ziavras, Sotirios G.

Vice Provost, Grad. Studies & Dean, Grad. Faculty

Ziavras, Sotirios G.
Vice Provost, Grad. Studies & Dean, Grad. Faculty, Graduate Studies Office
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Fenster Hall 145

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