Ph.D. Electrical Engineering

The Ph.D. program in electrical engineering is designed for students who want to strengthen their command of the latest techniques and methodologies in electrical engineering. They will, develop the technological and creative thinking skills to deliver innovative solutions to real-world electrical engineering challenges and cultivate the professional development tools needed to become a leader in a world of increasing technological complexity. There are specializations in telecommunications, robotics and control, signal and image processing, and power and energy.

Summary

Ph.D. students in NJIT’s the Electrical 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 the Electrical Engineering Ph.D. program are preparing for diverse fields and will work with renowned experts in these specialty areas.

  • Demonstrate a broad technical expertise in Electrical Engineering through successful coursework 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

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Ansari, Nirwan
Distinguished Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Carpinelli, John D.

Professor

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Carpinelli, John D.
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Hou, Sui-Hoi Edwin

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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

Liu, Qing

Assistant Professor

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Liu, Qing
Assistant Professor, ECEC department
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Jonathan Smitherson

Dhawan, Atam P.

Senior Vice Provost Res & Distinguished Professor

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Dhawan, Atam P.
Senior Vice Provost Res & Distinguished Professor, Vice Provost for Research
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Jonathan Smitherson

Abdi, Ali

Professor

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Abdi, Ali
Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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Grebel, Haim

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Grebel, Haim
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Kam, Moshe

Dean of the Newark College of Engineering

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Kam, Moshe
Dean of the Newark College of Engineering, Dean of Engineering
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Advisement

Jonathan Smitherson

Misra, Durgamadhab

Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies

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Misra, Durgamadhab
Professor, Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, Electrical and Computer Engineering
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