Process, Energy and Automation Engineering, PhD programme
The programme focuses on sustainable solutions for energy, off-shore, and process industries based on a cross-disciplinary approach. The programme is taught in English and is offered in close cooperation with regional R&D institutions and industries.
About the programme
The programme has three years duration: It consists of 2.5 years individual thesis work and PhD-level courses of in total half a year.
Examples of research areas for the PhD candidates are: carbon capture technology, gas conversion, process analytical technology, biogas production, CO2-neutral fuels, powder technology, hydrogen safety, multiphase flow, sensor networking, and control of hydroelectric power production.
Applicants must hold a masters degree or equivalent in technology or science. To be admitted the applicant
Assoc. Prof. Lars-Andre Tokheim
Faculty of Technology
must demonstrate sufficient funding. TUC offers a number of scholarships which regularly are advertised on the web (www.hit.no, see Job Vacancies).
The PhD-title is internationally renowned and qualifies for an academic career as well as specialist jobs in industry and research. The successful candidate can find employment within the government, academic institutions, many industries, or research institutes in Norway or internationally.