PhD at School of Engineering and Applied Science

Ahmedabad University encourages high quality research through doctoral degree programmes. Ahmedabad University is actively involved in the process of building networks and partnerships with leading institutes, enabling faculty and scholars to work with peers across the world.

The doctoral degree programme at the School of Engineering and Applied Science of Ahmedabad University offers an inter-disciplinary exposure to research and provides the students an opportunity for building a career in academia, or R&D sectors of industry. Faculty members of the School of Engineering and Applied Science are actively involved in research and project-based-teaching and have received (external) research grants from government funding agencies and industry, and (internal) research grants from Ahmedabad University. For more details on research areas please refer to faculty profiles

School of Engineering and Applied Science, Ahmedabad University, invites applications for the doctoral programme, in:


Applied Chemistry, covering the broad the areas of

  • Material Science
  • Surface Science and Nanotechnology

Applied Physics, covering the broad areas of

  • Complex systems
  • Thin Films Solar Cells and Photovoltaic Systems


Chemical Engineering, covering the broad areas of 

  • Air Pollution Treatment
  • Catalysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Energy Storage and Carbon Capture Materials
  • Process Integration
  • Water Treatment Processes
  • Soft Matter

Mechanical Engineering, covering the broad areas of 

  • Machine Design
  • Mechatronics
  • Production and Manufacturing
  • Thermo-Fluids Engineering
  • Solar Energy
  • Applied/Bio/Opto Mechanics
  • Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
  • Additive Manufacturing

Computer Science and Engineering, covering the broad areas of 

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Algorithms and Optimisation
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Blockchain Technology
  • Computer Vision
  • Computer Networks
  • Cloud Computing
  • Cyber-Physicals Systems
  • Embedded Systems and Internet of Things
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Wireless Communication
  • Antenna Design & Development
  • RF and Microwave Circuits and Systems
  • Industry 4.0 Sensors & Automation Systems
  • Computer Architecture and High-Performance Systems
  • VLSI Subsystem Design
  • Intelligent Transportation Systems

Programme Must Knows

Minimum Programme Credits:

Chemical Engineering | Computer Science and Engineering | Mechanical Engineering | Applied Chemistry | Applied Physics