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 Chemical Engineering or Biochemical Engineering will take courses and pursue research projects reflecting the specialties of the department’s highly distinguished and nationally recognized faculty. Areas of concentration include:
Biomass Resources and Conversion
Biomaterials and Drug Delivery
Gene Therapy and Blood Substitutes
PhD Program Details