On standards or conventions specific to engineering as an academic discipline, and programs that lead to a degree in this field

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For Phd, Which one is more important: Department or universty? [closed]

I am very confused, i dont know which to Chose? I have Bachelor and Master of Multimedia. which is a new dgree blending media with Computer Scinces, Now; i got admitted to : Florence University | ...
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Are you expected to bring poster presentations to academic conferences?

BACKGROUND I am attending an academic (engineering) conference where I am schedule to speak for my paper which was accepted, using MS PowerPoint/videos to assist my talk. This is my first ...
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Consequences for not attending an academic conference/forum in which your paper was already accepted?

BACKGROUND I was previously an engineering PhD student but I left the program. I was really too inexperienced for the commitment of a PhD. Further, my wife wanted me to leave and pursue an ...
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What is the dropout/switch major rate for engineering bachelor?

What is the average dropout and switch major rate for US 4 year engineering college for students entering bachelor's degree program after 2010? It is pretty hard for me to find any good reference.
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Will a masters degree from Japan be seen as less valuable?

I'm a canadian engineering undergraduate student in the field of robotics and I'm considering doing a masters degree in Japan when I finish my bachelors. I've talked about this with my internship ...
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Should the incentive of research be discussed in the literature survey?

As a postgraduate engineering student, I'm doing a thesis project on a technical system that encourages people to exercise. Now I need to write a literature survey for it. As I never wrote literature ...
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Can you get a Mathematics PhD if you're an engineer? [duplicate]

I'm a Software Engineering and Mathematics student. And I'll probably get my engineering degree much sooner than my Maths degree (I'm not sure I'll get it, but I'll try, as Eng. takes a lot of time ...
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Internship offers [closed]

I'm in a dilemma between 2 internship offers and would like to get some professional opinions here. I'm an environmental engineering master's student (in US) and I have been professionally doing ...
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Submitted conference paper with errors a short while back. How do I solve this? [duplicate]

BACKGROUND I'm an electrical engineering graduate student. I submitted and abstract to a conference and it was accepted. This happened about 3-4 months ago. Since then, I have mainly focused on ...
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Do I have to do a Masters and a PhD thesis?

I am currently perusing my masters degree in engineering, and would like to continue that with a PhD, and it was my understanding that I needed a thesis for my masters in order to get into the PhD ...
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I have no formal qualifications but want to be an independent researcher [closed]

I have no formal qualifications in Structural Engineering but I would like to become an independent researcher. I have self taught myself from university textbooks, found all the relevant professional ...
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How to come up with an effective undergraduate research topic - for scholarship?

Winter semesters ends on April 13th. Summer research/classes - May 15th I am a second-year civil engineering student. Juggling between options, I planned on cold emailing many people for job ...
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What to do about accidental, easily corrected errors in a conference paper you already submitted?

I am an engineering MS student (maybe going for PhD). I submitted a conference paper on some research I was working on last week. Before I submitted a conference paper, I regenerated all the plots ...
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Unable to complete journal paper by deadline, is this a problem?

Main Question: I submitted an abstract to a well known journal (in the field of Civil, Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering) a couple months ago and the abstract was accepted. Due to major changes in ...
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Publishing open-source code similar to unfinished master's work

My electrical engineering master's program was a disaster. My advisor gave me three different projects: The first one was interesting, challenging, and solvable, but initial peer review of the paper ...
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Difference between Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Systems and information engineering master'sdegrees

Good Morning! I'm a French student graduating this year in Computer Sciences from Paris Dauphine University and I'm applying to master's degrees at the University of Virginia. I was wondering what ...
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If no funding is available at the time of admission, what are the chances of getting funding later, and when would I find out?

So I applied to graduate school (masters programs) for an engineering major. It is not the most common type of engineering like electrical (my undergrad field) or mechanical. I applied to about 9 ...
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I want to approach a certain subject for my diploma project, but unofficially I may get a bad grade for doing so. What should I do? [closed]

I'll need to explain more just so my question can be properly understood. I'm a 4th year Biomedical Engineering student from Romania, currently enrolled in the "Biomaterials and Medical Devices" ...
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What are the proper venues to talk about the ethics of software engineering? [closed]

I am sure we all know about codes of ethics such as the "Software Engineering Code of Ethics and Professional Practice", and "ACM Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct". But as technology changes, ...
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How to maximize your chances to be accepted to pursue a PhD? [duplicate]

I am in my fourth year of industrial engineering in electronics and IT. So if everything goes well I should get my degree at the end of next year. I would like to pursue a PhD in attitude ...
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Is it practical to pursue AERO-MS in Europe?

I have an affinity for Germany, and I've heard a lot about the growing value of international experience, so I'm entertaining the possibility of applying for an MS at a German institution. However, ...
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Can I do a PhD in Mechanical Engineering without experimental work?

I am a final year PhD student in Mechanical Engineering. My PhD comprises only numerical work with a Finite Element Method software, and structural optimization with a developed MATLAB code. I have ...
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Becoming an astronaut engineer [closed]

Which engineering branch will be most suitable for becoming an astronaut and what other options I have if I want to become an astronaut with an engineering background?
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What does the title “Burgerlijk ingenieur” in Belgium mean?

I finished the Master of Science and got my diploma in Belgium. Before obtaining my Masters, I did a Bachelor's in Architecture in Serbia. Altogether I studied six years (4+2). "The holder of this ...
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Engineering degree structure in the United States

I often see in the US that many engineering programs are listed as a BSc or an MSc for Master's. In my country (New Zealand) one can obtain a BSc in three years in a science field, or, if wanting to ...
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What is the difference between bachelor of science in engineering and bachelor of engineering in the US?

There are many different kinds of bachelor degrees. In my country, there seems to be no difference between bachelor of science in engineering and bachelor of engineering. There is only one kind of ...
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Changing Engineering Specialisations after Undergrad [duplicate]

I am wondering whether it is generally possible to change engineering specialisations after completing a bachelors degree. I'm currently completing a bachelor of engineering with honours in chemical ...
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What are the master's degrees in engineering a bachelor in computer engineering can be admitted in?

What are the masteral degrees or courses a bachelor's degree in computer engineering usually leads to? Other than computer engineering itself, that is.
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Most common departmental structure for degrees in EE, CE, and ECE

The acronyms are Computer Engineering (CE), Electrical Engineering (EE), and Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE). Currently, my Department is ECE, and we offer two degrees within the same ...
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How does already having an academic scholarship affect graduate school admissions?

I'm currently applying to Grad school- mechanical engineering-and have a full academic scholarship to continue my education from the government. Does this make it easier for me to gain acceptance to ...
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How do I make a transition from computer engineering to biomedical engineering? [duplicate]

I'm currently a bachelor student in computer engineering and I'd like to have an R&D career concerning medical technology. How do I specialize in biomedical engineering from having a bachelor's ...
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MS in Physics after Bachelors in Mechanical engineering [duplicate]

I am in the final semester of my mechanical engineering bachelors, though I could have finished my bachelors about 4 months ago, but I failed to clear 2 of my subjects, for which I would appear again ...
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Do Universities compromise an average GRE/TOEFL score for a good resume/GPA/LOR/SOP? [duplicate]

I am a student in the final year of engineering wanting to pursue higher studies.I wanted to know if universities have a cutoff for GRE, below which they dont consider the application no matter how ...
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PhD in US university after German MSc

all. I am currently studying Electrical engineering in master course at one of good German universities. I would like to study in the US for my PhD course, but have some questions about the ...
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How to make lessons more concrete for undergraduate students when my institution lacks lab facilities?

I have question related to teaching. I don't have facilities for doing real time applications for my undergraduate students related to automatic control design (like inverted pendulum), and the ...
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Value of an industry postdoc for an R&D career in industry [closed]

I see lot of industry postdoc positions these days. I am interested in working for industry (R&D/product development) and not academia. But would a industry postdoc be helpful to find a good job ...
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Can I get masters and PhD in CSE in USA? [duplicate]

I am a student of physics at graduation level.I want to Masters and PHD in CSE in USA. can it possible?
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How best to approach an industry based research program at another university (with independent ideas)

I am an engineering masters by coursework student. For my final project I have implemented something I have since found is a current topic of research for another university (their project aim aligns ...
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Career options after teaching oriented position

How commonly do professors at predominantly undergraduate institutions transition to different lines of work? What do they wind up doing? I have a PhD in mechanical engineering and I focus on ...
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Time taken by department to offer the admission decision

How much time does it take for getting the admission decision after all the required documents are submitted at a university that offers admissions on Rolling Basis? I had my application and all ...
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Approaching research adviser with worries about project feasibility

I'm a brand-new (read: started 3 weeks ago) Ph.D. student in Computer Engineering at an R1 institution in the U.S. I was offered a position in a particular lab due to some prior experience I had on a ...
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Can one get admitted on a MSc in Civil and Environmental Engineering without holding same bachelors degree? [closed]

I am a student from Greece, studying Rural and Surveying Engineering at the National Technical University of Athens (NTUA) which is a 5-year minimum diploma involving 61 courses and a thesis (300 ...
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What role do universities play in weapon manufacturing, design and research for the military? [closed]

I was reminded of a conversation I had with a professor while I was searching for a book on weapon physics and design for an unrelated application in designing an online RPG game. It was during a ...
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Is a partial PhD a liability in a job search?

I am considering dropping out of my mechanical engineering PhD program (only a year in) to return to a career in software engineering. During my job search I feel I have had a mediocre response from ...
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How can a US student (who does not hold UK citizenship) get a funded PhD in Engineering at Oxford/Cambridge?

Background. I was a previously an Engineering PhD student at a decent US university. Since I am a US citizen, obtaining funding for an engineering PhD was relatively easy. I now seek to enter a PhD ...
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Can you gain admissions to a top UK Engineering PhD program with limited research?

Background. I completed both a BS and MS degree in Engineering, from a decent US University. My Masters GPA was 3.75/4.00. I have since left the program and began working. I want to enter a top UK ...
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Adviser-Poaching and the Politics of Graduate School

My boyfriend, Mark, is pursuing his PhD in Aerospace Engineering at a prestigious school. He has just finished up his 2nd year and passed his qualifying exam last semester. His adviser is Chinese, and ...
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Quitting Physics PhD to become engineer?

After a couple of years in a decent grad school, passing quals, many times thinking about quitting (the usual: impostor syndrome, stress etc), and one paper. I feel like I have a clear head to make ...
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Does the choice of programming language affect paper acceptance in mechanical engineering?

I have published papers in the field of mechanical engineering, combustion, engines, etc. Previously I relied on MATLAB for most of my data processing, and C++/Fortran for computations. I duly cite ...
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I want to apply for a Masters degree but have a low average, what can I do? [duplicate]

I´m a recently graduated mechanical engineer, I want to apply for a Masters degree but my average is quite low for a lot of universities requirements, what can I do in order to be more eligible?