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Measurement Engineering

Double degree programme with the University of Bologna, Italy

Possibility to pursue scientific research in The Welding Institute (UK) for the period of 3 years

It is the main doctoral studies programme in Lithuania directly related to knowledge of creation of high added-value solutions for various sectors of industry: aerospace, water, ground and air transport, renewable and nuclear energy. The accounting of such strategic energy resources, as oil, gas, electricity, etc. depends on measurable quantities. Areas of manufacturing, storage and support/maintenance require precise quality control, non-destructive testing and safety assurance for humans and environment. Acquired doctoral degree provides you with abilities to use the acquired exceptional knowledge at the beginning of the international career as the institution’s leading specialist, senior technologist or technical director.
The main objective of the programme is to educate talented researchers and leading specialists, who may contribute to recent research in a field of measurement engineering, create new knowledge with added value and apply it in practice. The programme aims to develop high level professionals, ready for academic and professional career in leading global education and research institutions.

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Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Science
Dvigubas laipsnis
 

Research topics

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Research of application of continuous energy meters‘ error monitoring results for the needs of metrological supervision
prof. dr. Žilvinas NAKUTIS state non-funded
Application of artificial intelligence methods for analysis of informative regions and measurement of quantitative parameters within ultrasonic diagnostic images
habil. dr. Rymantas Jonas KAŽYS
prof. dr. Renaldas RAIŠUTIS
state non-funded
Assessment of factors influencing the accuracy of X-ray computed tomography for dimensional measurements
habil. dr. Rymantas Jonas KAŽYS
prof. dr. Elena JASIŪNIENĖ
state non-funded
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Entry requirements

Minimum requirements

Persons with a Master’s Degree or equivalent degree of higher education may participate in an open competition for admission to doctoral studies.

Applicants to the doctoral program in the field of science are accepted by competition according to the competition score. Minimum Competition Score 7.5

 

Application procedure

Mandatory documents for admission:

  • Filled in application form (online on apply.ktu.edu)
  • Official legalised Bachelor’s and Master’s diplomas or a higher education degree equivalents and academic transcripts (translated into English or Lithuanian and notary verified)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations by two researchers of the relevant science field
  • A research proposal on the topic selected for admission
  • A list of the research works (this list is submitted with full bibliographic description) along with copies of the research works (or a research paper on the topic (-s) consistent with the dissertation topic (-s) indicated in the candidate’s application, if a candidate does not have any research works)
  • A copy of the passport personal data page, or a copy of the ID card
  • A copy of the receipt of the application fee payment (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens)
  • A certificate issued by IELTS, TOEFL, CERF or any other competent institution within the last 2 years certifying the level of the English language if the candidate is not a graduate of the first or second cycle studies conducted in the English language

Participation in motivational interview  (Kaunas University of Technology, K. Donelaičio g. 73, Kaunas, Lithuania or online)

Signing a study agreement (if invited to study)

 

Selection criteria and their weighted coefficients

Research experience

Research experience in ten-point grading system (The evaluation of the research experience includes the candidate’s scientific publications or the research paper, other research experience, scientific qualifications, the compliance of the scientific publications and research experience with the topic of doctoral studies)

0,4

Weighted grade point average of the Master’s diploma supplement

0,35

Motivational interview, including evaluation of the knowledge of a foreign language

0,2

Research proposal

0,05

 

 

 

Study programme modules