DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN CHEMICAL ENGINEERING (BY RESEARCH) - EH950

Introduction

The doctoral program offered is a research-based program, which designed to provide an award of a PhD degree through advanced, independent and original research conducted with supervision by qualified academics.  The candidates will have the opportunity to familiarize with current tools and technologies used by chemical engineers and researchers.  Assessment is based on a viva voce and examination of the final thesis. The candidates are also expected to publish their research findings in conferences or journals. The research may be carried out either on a full-time or part-time basis. Students have the freedom to start the research based on his/her interest in any of the faculty’s niche areas as shown below.

  1. Biotechnology and Engineering with focus areas including but not limited to Biocatalyst and Biobased Materials, Bioreactor and Biochemical Engineering and Food Science and Engineering
  2. Material Technology and Engineering with focus areas including but not limited to Nanomaterial and Catalyst, Particle Engineering Technology, Polymer Technology, Surface Coating and Self-Assembly Technology.
  3. Environment and Process Engineering with focus areas including but not limited to Air Pollution Engineering, Process System Engineering, Process Safety, Herbal Downstream Processing and Separation Technology.
  4. Energy Technology and Engineering with focus areas including but not limited to Microwave Technology, Renewable Energy and Advanced Chemical Technology, Hydrocarbon Processing, Fluid Transport Technology and Well Technology.

Entry Requirements

A Master’s degree in Engineering or equivalent and recognized by the UiTM Senate; or candidates with Master’s degree in Science or other relevant qualifications recognized by the UiTM senate, maybe considered.