Program Overview

With new innovations emerging every day, pursuing a PhD in Electrical Engineering can open doors to diverse opportunities in this exciting field. The PhD Electrical Engineering Program at ECE Department offers students opportunities to work on cutting-edge research projects, gain experience of addressing the real-world problems in their research and develop a professional network at national as well as international level that prepares them for global careers. Graduate of this program are well-equipped to pursue a variety of career paths in related fields both in Pakistan and around the world.

The primary objective of our graduate programs is to impart education and training to a student in the area of interest for pursuing graduate studies, to inculcate the spirit of learning in the student, and enhance his/her research orientation, critical thinking, research analysis capabilities, hypothesis testing and report writing skills.

Research Opportunities

  • Wireless communication and networks
  • Signal processing and image processing
  • Medical imaging
  • Robotics
  • Power and energy
  • Linear/non-linear control
  • Artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • RF design
  • Power electronics
  • Electrical machines
  • FPGA and hardware design

Entry Requirements

As per CUI admission policy / criteria


Students are required to register and pass 06 graduate level courses as mentioned in the scheme of studies and successfully defend their thesis.

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Scheme of Studies

Career Prospects

Most of our graduates are working in academia. Some of the graduates go abroad for post-doctorate. Some of the graduates are working in industry.

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Scholarships Available

Following are the available scholarship opportunities.

  1. USAID Graduate Scholarship
  2. Announcement of Qarz-e-Hasna

Contact Information

Incharge Program: Dr. Jawad Mirza, Tenured Associate Professor
Coordinator: Muhammad Naeem
Ext: 051-9049-275