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Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering


The Ph.D. program in EE has been offered since 1983. The department is currently offering Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in six specializations: Energy, Electromagnetics, Electronics, Control, Communications and Signal Processing. The program has always been popular and attracting an increased number of students both from reputable universities at KSA and worldwide. The criteria for admission to the program are highly selective. The program objectives are strongly aligned to the university mission that indicates commitment to “graduating leaders who are knowledgeable, skillful, and productive” as well as “creating new knowledge that makes a scholarly impact, provides innovative solutions, and contributes to the national economy”. The objectives emphasize original leading edge research, advancement of knowledge, profession skills and leadership.

Program Admission Requirements

Applicants to the Ph.D. program in EE must hold an M.S. degree in electrical engineering or related fields from an accredited university, with a GPA not less than 3.00 / 4.00 or equivalent, in addition to the general requirements set by the College of Graduate and Interdisciplinary Studies.