The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering offers Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Computer Science and Information Science, Electrical Engineering, and Computer Engineering. The Doctor of Philosophy program should be considered by those with superior academic achievement and who desire to pursue a career of research or teaching. While each of these degrees requires unique skills and accomplishments, the department employs a well-established structure that all students must follow in pursuit of these advanced degrees.
The common educational objective of all the graduate programs in the Lane Department is to produce graduates who have the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will ensure success in professional positions in business, industry, research, government service or in further graduate or professional study.
Course Delivery OptionsOn-campus
Program Application Requirements3 Letters of recommendation
Program Application Test RequirementsGRE
Fall DeadlineApril 1
Spring DeadlineOctober 1
Admissions Requirements3 Letters of recommendation
English Proficiency Requirements
All applicants whose first language is not English must provide proof of English language proficiency. WVU accepts either the TOEFL or the IELTS for this purpose. Learn more about our English language proficiency requirements.
WVU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.
Dr. Muhammad A. Choudhry
Muhammad Akram Choudhry was born in Pakistan in April , 1950. He received B.Sc. (EE) from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. He received M.S. (EE) from the University of Kansas in 1977 and the Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 1981. From August 1973 to December 1975, he was Assistant Engineer with Water and Power Development Authority in Pakistan. He joined West Virginia in 1981.