Villanova’s College of Engineering offers a distinctive PhD program leading to a Doctorate of Philosophy. Congruent with the University’s mission, the doctoral program emphasizes excellence, innovation and integrity in research, scholarship and education. Its purpose is to educate highly qualified engineering scholars for academia, industry and government.
Doctoral candidates wishing to concentrate their studies in Mechanical Engineering will take courses and pursue research projects reflecting the specialties of the department’s highly distinguished and nationally recognized faculty. Their disciplines include:
- Thermal sciences
- Mechanics and materials
- Dynamics and controls
PhD Program Details