M.SC. Program

M.Sc. students must complete a total of at least 36 – credit hours, within the following guidelines:

    Course work of 18- credit hours, including 6- credit hours as core course, 9-credit hours as elective courses, and a 3-credit hour Laboratory/Project-Based Learning course.

    Thesis work of 18 credit hours

M.Sc. students have to pass successfully six courses with three credit hours each.

Core courses:

    MTR 501- Advanced Mechatronics Systems Design
    MTR 502- Optimal Control

Elective Courses:

Students select the 9-credit elective courses , from the set Mechatronics and Robotics elective courses. Students can also select, with the aid of their academic advisors, elective courses from other interdisciplinary graduate programs.

    MTR 503- Advanced Control Systems
    MTR 504- Micro Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS)
    MTR 505- Mobile Robots and Vision Systems
    MTR 506- Advanced Topics in Mechanical Systems Design
    MTR 507- Intelligent Robots
    MTR 508- Robot Kinematics, Dynamics and Control
    MTH 501- Advanced Mathematics and Statistics I

Project-Based Learning Course:

Master of Science students in Mechatronics have to attend successfully the Project Based Learning course to improve their design and professional skills. Students have to present concepts and competitive solutions through the team work spirit. The total credit hours of the course are three.

    MTR 701- Project Based Learning in Mechatronics and Robotics

M.Sc. Thesis:

The M.Sc. candidate should prepare and defend a Thesis based on a high-valued research work in one research topic in the fields of Mechatronics and Robotics.

    MTR 801 – M. Sc. Thesis

Ph.D. Program

Ph.D. students must complete a total of at least 48 credit hours, within the following guidelines:

    Course work of 18 credit hours, including 12-credit hours as elective courses and 6- credit hours as research seminar course work.

    Thesis work of 30 credit hours.

Students have to attend successfully six courses with three credit hours each (four elective courses and two seminar courses).
Students have to select four courses from the following group (one of them can be from any other graduate program) according to the recommendations of the main supervisor.

Elective Courses:

    MTR 601- Intelligent Control Systems
    MTR 602- Advanced Robotics
    MTR 603- Advanced Bio-Engineering Systems
    MTR 604- Bio-Mechatronics Systems
    MTR 605-Smart Sensors and Actuators
    MTR 606- Nonlinear Control Systems
    MTR 607- Learning Algorithms and Neural Networks
    MTR 608 Advanced Micro Electromechanical Systems
    MTR 609 Fundamentals of Microfluidics and its Applications
    MTH 601- Advanced Mathematics and Statistics II

Advanced Research Seminar Courses:

Ph.D. students have to participate in two seminar activities, which are based on self-learning, and presentations of new advanced topics in her/his discipline. The total credit hours of the seminar are six. The seminar MTR 702 will be conducted by distinguished Japanese and Egyptian Professors, while seminar MTR 703 will be conducted by students through presentations of their research progress or recent journal papers.

    MTR 702– Seminar on Advanced Mechatronics and Robotics Systems
    MTR 703 –Seminar on Mechatronics and Robotics Recent Research Topics

Ph.D. Thesis:

The Ph.D. candidate should prepare and defend a Thesis based on a high-valued research work in one research topic in the fields of Mechatronics and Robotics.
The Thesis should present a new contribution (s) in the respective field of research.

    MTR 802- Ph.D. Thesis