GRADUATE PROGRAM (Spring 2013 Student Enrollment)

 

Egypt Japan University of Science and Technology offers opportunities of advanced study and academic research to students. 

 

The programs involves Master's (two years) and Doctoral (three years) courses leading to the corresponding degrees. Accepted applicants to the programs will be enrolled in the next Spring semester, which will begin on February, 17, 2013. Lectures and instructions for research are given generally in English.

 

Read First then apply at the end of the page.


 1. General Admission Requirements for E-JUST Postgraduate Schools

 

No.

Condition

Requirements

1

Age

Applicants should be under 30 years on September 1, 2012

2

Educational Background and Records

M.Sc. applicants should have a very good academic record in the related undergraduate program’s major and hold a Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.5  (Grade C+) or a percentage record of ≥ 75 % is required,

PhD applicant should have M.Sc. (thesis-based) degrees, related to his proposed research topic, with a very good academic record in the related undergraduate program’s major and hold a Bachelor degree with a GPA of at least 2.5  (Grade C+) or a percentage record of ≥ 75 % is required.

3

Language (English) Proficiency

TOEFL iBT: 61, minimum as admission requirement

IELTS: 5.5, minimum as admission requirement

Graduation Requirement: TOEFL iBT 79

4

E-JUST Tests/ Interviews

Applicants must pass successfully the following E-JUST examinations and interviews:

a-      Entrance written examination must measure Analytical Skills, Intellectuals Skills and Professional Skills

b-      Personal and academic interviews includes Research Proposal Presentation and Discussion and must measure professional skills, specialization knowledge and IT skills, and teamwork skills

The percentages of both of the written examination and the interviews would be as follows:

· M.Sc. degree: 70 % for written exam and 30% for interview

·PhD degree: 30 % for written exam and 70% for interview

The written examination consists of two parts. The first is general (GRE style) with a weight of 40% and, the second part is related to the student specialization and with a weight of 60% of the total marks. Each exam will be carried out independently for one hour duration. 

 

  2. Academic Background for Each Program

 

Electronics and Communications Engineering

The students’ academic background should be: Electronics and Communications Engineering

Computer Science and Engineering

The students’ academic background should be: Computer Science and Engineering

Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

The students’ academic background should be:  Mechatronics and Robotics, Computers and Automatic control, Power Electronics, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanical Design. Students are expected to have good knowledge of control engineering, electronics and programming.

Industrial Engineering and Systems Management

The students’ academic background should be: Industrial engineering, production engineering, manufacturing engineering, Mechanical  design and engineering

Energy Resources and Environmental Engineering

The applicant students’ academic background should be one of the following: Chemical Engineering, Petroleum Engineering, Architecture Engineering, Mechanical Power Engineering, Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering.

Materials Science Engineering

The students’ academic background should be: Metallurgy, Materials Science and Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Production Engineering, Chemistry and Physics, Textile Engineering.

Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering

The students’ academic background should be:

Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering, material science and Engineering and Chemistry.

 

3. Scholarships Terms and Conditions

 

3.1 The Scholarship’s term is the period necessary to complete the degree requirements in   E-JUST, which should be within two years for the M.Sc. degree and three years for the PhD degree; The scholarships’ are mainly supported by the Ministry of Higher Education of Egypt (MOHE) which are available for Teaching Assistants and Research Assistants from National Universities and National Research Institutions, based on transparent selection procedure. Limited number of private scholarships is available for outstanding applicants.

 

3.2 The Scholarship’s support is dependent upon the student good standing with the E-JUST graduate program in which he/she is registered. An evaluation report should be sent yearly to the sponsor reporting about the student’s study level, including the student transcript, academic advisor report, and the updated student research situation.

 

3.3 Scholarships are full-time scholarships. This means that E-JUST students are fully devoting to their study and research in E-JUST and are not allowed to work elsewhere during their scholarships’ period.

 

4. Selection Procedure

 

Announcement: For E-JUST graduates programs are carried out directly in different Universities to students and Faculties, in official newspapers and on E-JUST web site: http://www.ejust.edu.eg

 

Submission of Application Form: Required documents' submission including selection of three research topics prioritized by the applicant, in different research areas. Applicants from governmental Universities should submit official agreements of the related academic departments. ( * )

 

Document Screening: E-JUST Internal work including documents classification and analyses for inviting applicants for Entrance Exam and Interviews.

 

Entrance Exam (**) and Interviews (***): including presentation of research proposals.

 

Admission Result Release: after analyzing Entrance Exam and Interviews results.

 

Registration: After submission of all required original documents, applicant is academically accepted as E-JUST student.

 

 

Process

Due date

1

Application Submission

Oct 21 – Nov 21 (Sun. – Wed.)

2

Primary Screening Announcement

Dec. 10 (Mon.)

3

Interview and exams

Dec.23 – Dec. 27 (Sun. – Thu.)

4

Final Result Announcement

Jan. 14 (Mon.)

5

Deadline to Submit the Admission Requirements

Jan. 24 (Thu.)

6

Orientation week including Spring 2013 Student Guide Book

Feb. 13 – Feb 14 (Wed. Thu.)

7

Start of Spring 2013 Semester

Feb 17 (Sun.)

 

 5.Departments’ Requirements

 

(*)  Entrance Examination

 

Students are required to pass successfully an entrance examination that focuses on the students’ academic background in the related program and on their analytical abilities.

 


5.1 Electronics and Communications Entrance Exam:

 

a.       ECE Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's  general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.       The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in the following specializations:

 

          - Analog and Digital Communications, including Optical Communication Systems.

 

          - Digital Signal Processing.

 

          - Analog and Digital Electronics

 

5.2 Computer Science and Engineering Entrance Exam:

 

a.      CSE Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General Examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.      The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in computer architecture, algorithms, discrete math  and programming languages.

 

5.3 Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering Entrance Exam:

 

a.       MTR Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.       The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in the following specializations:

 

1.    Automatic control

 

2.    Robotics

 

3.   Electronics

 

4.   Programming

 

5.4 Industrial Engineering and Systems Management

 

a.       IESM Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.       The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in the following specializations:

 

1.      Operations research: linear programming applications (formulation -graphical solution-sensitivity analysis)

 

2.      Project planning (CPM-PERT-crashing cost)

 

3.      Operations Management (forecasting- deterministic inventory models – line balancing)

 

4.      Traditional manufacturing processes (cutting conditions-tool life)

 

5.      Non conventional machining (EDM-ECM-Water Jet Machining-Plasma Jet Machining -laser cutting)

 

5.5 Materials Science and Engineering Entrance Exam:

 

a.      MSE Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.       The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in the following specializations:

 

1.      Basics of metallurgy (Crystal structure, phase transformation, solidification, deformation)

 

2.      Materials selection

 

3.      Basics of Electrochemistry

 

4.      Polymer and composite materials

 

5.    Basics of glass and ceramics

 

6.    Basics of organic chemistry

 

7.    Basics of mechanics of materials

 

5.6 Energy Resources and Environmental Engineering Entrance Exam:

 

a.       ERE Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.       The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in the following specializations:

 

1.      Mechanical Power Engineering (include Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Combustion Engineering, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)

 

2.      Chemical, Petroleum, Mining, Architecture and Environmental Engineering  (Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer, Heat Exchangers and Air pollution)

 

3.      Civil Engineering (Hydrology, Floods and Flash-Flood Control and Management, Hydraulics, Waste water Treatment Technologies and Management, and Water Resources Management, Coastal Engineering, Harbour Engineering, Shore Protection Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Groundwater Engineering, Irrigation and Drainage Engineering).

 

5.7 Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering Entrance Exam:

 

a.       CPE Entrance Exam will include two parts, one hour each. The first part is a General Graduate examination and the second is a Technical examination.

 

b.      The General examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's general analytical ability through multiple-choice questions.

 

c.       The Technical examination part (one hour exam) assesses the student's basic scientific background through multiple-choice questions in the following specializations:

 

1) Basic Chemical and Petrochemicals Engineering Principles

 

2) Thermodynamics and kinetics

 

3)Physical Chemistry

 

4) Organic Chemistry

 

5) Environmental Chemistry

 

(**) Personal Interview

 

Students are personally interviewed and assessed according to the following Criteria:

 

a)     Ability to express himself orally

 

b)     Personality and appearance

 

c)      Previous Experience

 

d)     Leadership Capabilities

 

e)     Team working skills

 

f)       Self Confidence

 

g)     Research Potential

 

h)     Hard Work

 

i)       Analytical Skills

 

( *** ) Research proposal Presentation

 

The requested research proposal should include the following points:

 

· Research theme that conforms the National Research Agenda and that of E-JUST

 

·Reason(s) of selection of the research theme

 

·Expected outputs

 

·Research plan (approach and procedure)

 

·Carrier path after graduation from E-JUST

 

References

 

The candidate conducts a 15-minute presentation by PPT (Power Point Presentation) for his/her research proposal in front of an evaluation committee. The presentation is followed by 15-minute discussion with the candidate to evaluate the main points given in the research proposal and to evaluate the candidate’s research potential.

 

Applicants are required to provide a copy of the research proposal report and 6-slides per page handout on a white background for the Power Point Presentation

 

6. E-JUST Research Areas and Topics

 

Electronics and Communications Engineering

 

  1. Analog Integrated Circuits and Systems:

 

·   RF-CMOS Front-end (LNA, PA, Mixer, VCO, AD/DA)

·   Ultra-Wideband (UWB) Applications

 

2. Digital System Design:

 

·   Ultra Low Power Design Architectures

·   High Performance Computing/Processing System

 

3.  DSP Systems:

 

·   Image and Video Compression (H.265, Multi-view coding, 3-D TV, etc)

 

·   Multimedia System (Applications with Multi-core DSPs, Communications Standards, etc)

 

·   Speech and Audio Processing

 

·   Adaptive Filtering Design

 

·   Stochastic Signal Processing and Application

 

4. Wireless Communication Systems:

 

·   Broadband Wireless Distribution Systems

 

·   Wireless Sensing Networks

 

·   PHY Layer Design

 

·    Coding for Communication Systems

 

5. Optical Communication Networks

 

·   Optical Code-Division Multiple-Access

 

·   Optical Burst Switching

 

·   Optical OFDM

 

·   Free Space Optics

 

·   Passive Optical networks

 

  6.   Microwave Engineering and Remote Sensing

·   Reconfigurable Antennas and Arrays

 

·   Planar Ultra-wide Bandwidth (UWB) Antennas and Arrays

 

·   Dielectric Resonator Antennas (DRA) and Arrays

 

·   Wide-band Micro-strip Antennas/Arrays

 

·   Beam Steering Antennas/Smart Antennas

 

·   Radio-Frequency-Identification (RFID) Antennas

 

·   Microwave Planar Filters

 

·   Computational Electro-magnetics

 

·   Novel Electromagnetic Materials (Metamaterial/Electromagnetic Bandgap Materials) for Antenna and Microwave Circuits Applications

 

·   Radar Design

 

·   Remote Sensing and Satellite Observation

 

Computer Science and Engineering

 

1. Computer Systems Research

 

·   Many core processors: high performance computing, heterogeneous systems/accelerators, green technologies, parallelising compilers, cloud computing

 

·   Mobile computing, location determination systems, wireless mobile networks, wireless sensor networks: embedded systems, distributed computing, security

 

2. Software systems research

 

·         Parallel software and program verification: parallel programming models, reliable software

 

·         Machine Learning/ Knowledge discovery and data mining,  AI and multi-agent systems

 

·         Computer Vision / Pattern Recognition/ Natural Language Understanding

 

·         Bioinformatics

 

Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering

 

1.      Bio-Mechatronic Systems

 

·         Surgical Robots

 

·         Medical Robots

 

·         Rehabilitation Robots

 

·         Prosthetic Devices

 

·         Ground Emergency Response Vehicle

 

·         Smart Artificial Hand with Feeling

 

·         User Friendly Smart Medical Devices for Intensive Care Units

 
2.      Intelligent Mechatronics Systems

 

·         Dexterous Manipulation

 

·         Humanoid Robots

 

·         Bipedal Robots

 

·         Mobile Phone Controlled Flying Robot

 

·         Tele-operation Systems

 

·         Control of Highly Dynamic Systems

 
3.      Mobile Robots and Vision Systems

 

·         Mobile Robots Navigation and Control

 

·         Autonomous Underwater Vehicles, AUV

 

·         Visual Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, VSLAM

 

·         Computer Vision Systems

 
4.      Field Robots

 

·         Landmine Detection Autonomous Vehicle

 

·         A Robot for Characterizing the Limits of Life in Desert Environment

 

·         Solar Powered Rover for Sun-Synchronous Navigation in Tough Roads

 
5.      Micro / Nano Systems

 

·         Tactile Sensing Systems

 

·         Smart Sensor/ Actuators

 

·         Energy Harvesting Devices

 

·         Micro Helicopter Flying Robot

 

·         Micro/Nano Manipulation

 

Industrial Engineering and Systems Management

 

1.       Industrial Engineering

 

·         Supply Chain Network Design, Management and Logistics

 

·         Production and Operations Management in manufacturing and service industries

 

·         Green Supply Chain Design

 

·         Industrial and Service Systems Optimization and/or Simulation

 

2.      Manufacturing Engineering

 

·   Digital Manufacturing

 

·   Rapid Prototyping and Reverse Engineering

 

Materials Science and Engineering

 

1.    Nano-science and technology.

 

·         Linking Structure and Function at Nano-scale

 

·         Assembly and Architecture of Nano-scale structures

 

·         Theory, Modeling and Simulation of Nano-science

 

·         Scalable Synthesis Methods of Nano-materials

 

2.       Nano-composite Polymer Membranes for:

 

·         Fuel Cells

 

·         Water Desalination Applications

 
3.     Fibrous Materials and Conductive Polymers

 
4.     Nano-materials for Energy Systems

 

·         Low and High Temperature Fuel cells

 

·         Hydrogen Production

 

·         Energy Storage Systems: Super capacitors, Li-Battery and Hydrogen Storage

 

·         Hydride Systems for Energy Generation and Storage

 

·         Thermoelectric Materials

 

·         Quantum Dot and Dye Sensitized Solar Cells

 

·         Nano-materials for Solar Energy Conversion Applications

 

5.    Grapheme, Carbon Nano- tubes and -Fibers: Production and Applications

 

6.    Catalysis by Nano-scale Materials (Nanoporous and Mesoporous Catalysis)

 

7.    Nano-materials for Sensors Applications

 

·         Gas Sensors

 

·         Bio Sensors

 

8.    Bio-materials

 

·         Metal and Metal oxide Nano-articles in Bio-imaging and Therapeutics Applications

 

·         Bio-materials for Tissue Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems and Scaffolds

 

9. Corrosion Resistant Coatings for light metals and alloys

 

Energy Resources Research Tracks 

 

1.      Renewable Energy Systems

 

·         Solar Energy Applications

 

·         Wind Energy

 

·         Thermal Energy Storage Systems

 

·         Alternative Energy Resources Systems

 

2.      Thermo-fluid and their Applications

 

·         Heat and Mass Transfer,

 

·         Thermal and Cogeneration Systems

 

·         Refrigeration and Air conditioning

 

3.      Fuels and Combustion Engines

 

·         Alternative fuels and combustion performance,

 

4.      Energy Conservation and Management

 

·         Energy Efficiency and Monitoring

 

Environmental Engineering Research Tracks 

 

·         Integrated Watershed and Coastal Zone Management (Incl. Sediment Transport, IWRM, Ecosystem Conservation)

 

·         Sustainability of River Basins

 

·         Hydraulic Engineering and Modeling Studies

 

·         Irrigation and Drainage Engineering

 

·         Desalination

 

·         Water Quality and Health Risk Assessment

 

·         Hydrology of Semi-Arid and Arid Regions (Incl. Groundwater)

 

·         Climate Change Impact Assessment (Water Cycle)

 

2.      Environmental Engineering

 

·         Waste water Treatment Technologies

 

·         Air pollution Assessment and Control  

 

·         Climate Change and Sustainability (Greenhouse Effect)

 

Chemicals and Petrochemicals Engineering

 

·         Catalysis

 

·         Transport and Separation Processes

 

·         Inorganic and Polymer Materials

 

·         Bulk and Surface Structures

 

·         Biochemical and Bio-molecular Engineering

 

·         Nanotechnology in  Chemicals and Petrochemicals

 

·         New applications of petrochemical materials

 

7.   Documents Required for Application

 

Applicants must submit the following documents (SCANNED Copies) that should be attached to the Online Application Form:

 

No.

Documents

 

1

Agreement of Academic Department

Attach the affiliated university/research center approval to apply for E-JUST scholarship( for MoHE applicants only)

2

Application Form

Attach the signed application form

3

Statement of Purpose

Attach a Statement of your reasons for applying for E-JUST

4

B.Sc. and M.Sc. Certificate(s) – English

For M.Sc. applicants: Attach the B,Sc. certificate

For PhD applicants: Attach B.Sc. and M.Sc. certificates

5

B.Sc. and M.Sc. Transcript(s) – English

For M.Sc. applicants: Attach the B.Sc. Transcripts

For PhD applicants: Attach B.Sc. and M.Sc. Transcripts

6

M.Sc. Summary – English

For PhD applicants: Attach the M.Sc. summary in English

7

Three Letters of Recommendation

Attach three letters of recommendation from professors or ex-advisors in the applicant’s affiliating university/academic institution

8

International TOFEL score 500

Attach the International TOEFL score from 500, or ILETS from 5.0

9

Personal photograph

Attach one personal photograph (size 4×6 cm, upper half of body, full-faced, hat-less) taken within the past 6 months

10

Military Certificate

Attach the Military certificate (needed during registration)

11

National ID card

Attach the national ID card and passport if available.

12

Marriage Certificate

For married applicants: Attach the marriage certificate

13

Children Birth Certificates

For Married applicants: Attach the children birth certificates

 

 8.  Applying

 

Online Application