Measurement Engineering

It is the main PhD study 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. Obtained 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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Code T010
Cycle Third cycle
Language Lithuanian, English
Duration 4 y.
Degree awarded Doctor of Science
Doctoral research topics for candidates to doctoral studies intake 2019

 

Topic title Possible scientific supervisors Source of funding
Research of new methods for estimation of wireless power transfer losses in dynamic conditions prof. dr. Žilvinas NAKUTIS state non-funded
Development of non-invasive technologies for prevention of brain functions‘ impairments during cardiac bypass surgery prof. dr. Arminas RAGAUSKAS state non-funded
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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

Application and the following documents are submitted online at 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)
  • A copy of the passport page containing personal data, or ID card
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Recommendations by two academic referees or researchers from the relevant field of science
  • List of scientific publications (also accepted publications)
  • Copies of scientific publications (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 publication)
  • Copy of application fee payment (40 EUR for EU citizens, and 100 EUR for non-EU citizens)
  • Certificate of English proficiency: IELTS >=6.5, TOEFL>=90, ECFR>=C1, or equivalent (or a proof that the previous studies were in English)
  • Consent for the processing of the candidate’s personal data at the University

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 (publications, evaluated in points, according to current methodology for evaluation of research production, approved by Order of the Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Lithuania, or research paper and other research experience, and research qualifications, conformity of research publications and research experience with topic of doctoral studies

0,4

Weighted average of the marks of diploma appendix

0,35

Motivation interview

Evaluation of comprehension and relevance of chosen research topic, ability to generate answers, evaluated in 10-point grading system

0,2

Research proposal

0,05