College of Engineering School of Envir., Civil, Ag and Mechanical Eng.
130 Paul D. Coverdell Center
Athens, GA, 30602, United States
Providing sustainable energy for a rapidly growing world population is a grand challenge of the 21st century. The Energy Systems program examines diverse technical, socio-political, and ecological dimensions of power generation and consumption. The Energy Systems Emphasis stresses a holistic approach and offers exposure to many disciplines beyond engineering including natural and social sciences, public policy, and business. The curriculum is highly flexible and offers personalized plans.
Doctoral Degree, Ph.D., Doctor of Philosophy
Professor of Electrical Engineering, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
706 542 2462
Ms. Margaret Sapp
Graduate Program Administrator
Dr. Ben Davis
Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
Our most successful students are strong academically and motivated to work hand in hand with faculty and partnering government agencies and industry to advance research that helps address global challenges and improve people's lives. Students holding a B.S. or M.S. in engineering from an ABET accredited program or a degree in a related field may apply. Students having degrees in math, physical/biological science, or other disciplines may be asked to take additional course work to prepare them. Completion of a B.S. and M.S. (for Ph.D. applicants) with min, GPA of 3.00 (out of 4.00) from an ABET accredited program. The average undergraduate GPA and graduate GPA of recent accepted students is 3.4 and 3.6, respectively.