PhD - Doctor of Philosophy in Thermofluids and Combustion

Hong Kong


¿Qué aprenderé?

As one of the founding departments of the University in 1937, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has been at the forefront of the vast evolvement of its field.

The Department is proud of its international focus and active collaborations with overseas institutions. Its global connections open the minds and broaden the perspectives of the future generations to uncover knowledge that benefits mankind. The Department’s world-class faculty and internationally renowned programmes draw students from across the globe. The Department has also published numerous research reports in top-class international publications.

Thermofluids and Combustion


  • Multiphase and multi-component complex systems with micro- and nanoscale; Aerosol science & technology; Transport and formation of nano / microparticles and gaseous pollutants; Combustion & emissions formation; Thermal-fluids science & engineering
  • Internal combustion engine; Alternative fuels; Combustion and emissions characteristics; Pollution control; Diesel particulate characterisation
  • Filtration of particulates and nano-aerosols by nanofiber filter; Photocatalytic oxidation of harmful gas by nanofiber photocatalyst; Micromixing in micro- and milli-chamber and micro-channels
  • Convection enhancement; Furnace and boiler combustion; Combustion and thermal characteristics of flames; Combustion-led pollution control; Laser diagnostics of flames
  • Cell adhesion; Microflow; Molecular signaling; Lung and airway; Molecular dynamics;
  • Fluid-structure interaction; Multiphase flow
  • Active flow control; Urban environment simulation
  • Theoretical combustion; Theoretical chemical kinetics of combustion reactions; Combustion chemistry of petroleum fuels, biofuels and rocket propellants; Droplets and sprays; Fire dynamics

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

Faculty of Engineering

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (3 )

Costos de estudio
HK$84.200,00 (US$ 10.752) por año
Annual tuition fee: HK $42,100 (UGC-funded students); HK $84,200 (Non-UGC-funded students)

*El precio que se muestra es una referencia, por favor verificar con la institución

Aplicaciones hasta

31 January 2024

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Fecha de inicio

15 Enero 2024, 27 Mayo 2024


The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ST305, 3/F, Ng Wing Hong Building,

Hung Hom,

Kowloon City, Hong Kong, Kowloon

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

For admission to a Doctoral degree programme, you must possess a Master's degree. A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 for the Internet based test or 550 for the paper-based test; OR An overall Band Score of at least 6 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).

Para estudiantes internacionales

3-year full-time PhD programme

Normally hold an MPhil or equivalent (a research postgraduate degree with a dissertation as an award requirement) conferred by a recognised university.

4-year full-time PhD programme

Normally hold:

A Master’s degree; OR
A Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honours (or equivalent qualification), conferred by a recognised university.

PolyU may accept other equivalent qualifications. The decision is made on an individual basis.

English Language Requirements

The requirements for those who do not have a degree for which English was the language of instruction at a recognized university are:

An overall score of at least 6.5 in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS); OR

A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 80 or above for the Internet-based test or 550 or above for the paper-based test.

All English language test scores are considered valid for two years after the date of the test.

Puede haber diferentes requisitos de IELTS en función del curso elegido.


Acerca de The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

PolyU se ubica en el puesto 65 en QS World University Rankings y en el 79 en Times Higher Education World University Rankings internacionalmente.

  • Reconocida en todo el mundo por su reputación académica
  • Prácticas de investigación impactantes en diferentes campos
  • Cuenta con instalaciones de clase mundial
  • Acoge a estudiantes internacionales de 30 países

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