Prospective PhD Applicants

Students with a MS degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Computer Engineering are encouraged to read about our current projects.

PhD applicants with research interest in the following areas are encouraged to contact Dr.Cecil:

  • Cyber Physical System and IoT framework
  • Virtual Prototyping
  • Enterprise Modeling
  • IT Infrastructure for collaborative engineering

The above research topics can be explored in a range of process domain including  (a) micro devices assembly (b) space system design (c) surgical environment. Interested PhD applicants need to send the following info by email to Dr.Cecil  (

  1. Complete resume including
  • Educational background/dates of degree
  • Computer skills including knowledge of software language
  • Any of the research or work experience
  • Papers published
  1. GRE and TOEFL scores
  2. Abstract of MS Thesis (if completed)
  3. Areas of interest listed above

We encourage US citizens and students from all countries to apply.