PhD. In Electronic Engineering (PhD)
PhD. In Electronic Engineering
The Program aims at the formation of high quality and competent human resources so that they contribute to the scientific - technological development of the Electronic Engineering Sciences. The goal of this Program is to form graduates with solid theoretical knowledge in the discipline, and with high capacity for international standard independent research.
The Department of Electronics offers the PhD. in Electronic Engineering in the following areas of specialization: Computers, Automated Control, Industrial Electronics, Telecommunications and Telematics. More recently, research in Robotics and Bioengineering has been included .
The Program's graduate is a professional, capable of understanding, analyzing, evaluating, developing and innovating in complex electronic systems. His/Her features include such competences as independence, rigorousness and scientific discipline, critical mindset, and creativity, which qualify him/her to make contributions in his/her specialty. Also, a responsible attitude and academic honesty, which show deference to ethical and regulatory principles, are expected from the graduate.
The applicants must present the documentation required by Research and Post-graduate General Directory, together with a Research Proposal sponsored by a program's Professor authorized to lead and direct the Dissertation Thesis-
Program of Studies
The Program requires the approval of 6 post-graduate level subjects and 2 subjects of Thesis Seminar level, as well as the development of a Degree Dissertation Thesis. The normal duration of the Program, is 4 years (8 academic semesters) not exceed 12 semesters for a fully dedicated student.
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|IPD-4xx||4 Cr.||IPD-4xx||4 Cr.||Examen de Calificación||Examen de Grado|
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The post-graduate subjects are determined by the Director of Dissertation Thesis, in consultation with the student, from the list of post-graduate subjects that the Department offers.
Once the program's subjects are approved (including Dissertation Thesis Seminars), and before initiating the Dissertation Thesis as such, the students must approve an Qualification Examination in which they must both show a suitable mastering of the discipline area and present their Dissertation Thesis proposal.
Dissertation Thesis and Graduation Requirement
The PhD. Dissertation Thesis consists of an original personal research work in the pupil's specialization area, and must contribute significantly to the development of science or technology and leading to at least a publication in a specialized main trend magazine review (ISI).
This program is credited by the Chilean National Commission of Accreditation (CNA), allowing its students to apply to the benefits and opportunities offered by different Chilean State Institutions.
RegulationsGraduation Regulations for Master's and PhD. Degrees