Future Ph.D. students

The Ph.D. program prepares students for university-level education roles and leadership in industrial and systems engineering research. In addition to meeting course requirements, students spend one or more years on Ph.D. dissertation research. The doctoral degree is the most advanced degree that can be awarded and demonstrates high achievement, including excellent intellectual leadership. Three milestones punctuate that work: the Qualifying Examination, the General Examination, and the Final Examination.

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Meet ISE Ph.D. students

ISE graduate students discuss their research and why they chose the UW.