UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS MASTER OF SCIENCE (MS)
Degree in MECHANICAL ENGINEERING
Specializations in "THERMAL AND FLUID ENGINEERING"
and "ENERGY ENGINEERING"
at the UNIVERSITY OF ROME "TOR VERGATA", ROME, ITALY
The Master of Science (MS) Degree in "Mechanical Engineering", granted by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), is offered at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (UTV), Italy.
The Master of Science Degree is organized jointly by the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and by the University of Rome "Tor Vergata", within the framework of the Agreement between the two Universities (UIC and UTV).
Two specializations are offered: "Thermal and Fluids Engineering" and "Energy Engineering".
The courses for the Master of Science Degree will be offered in Rome by the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" (UTV).
The courses are taught in English by Professors of foreign and Italian Universities.
At the end of the courses in Rome, Italy, the students must carry out a research project and prepare a final thesis at the Master of Science level.
The Master of Science Thesis will be defended at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), Chicago, USA.
The program is open to full and part-time students. Full time students can complete the program in one Academic Year.
The students, after the courses for the Master of Science Degree, can be admitted to the final presentation of the Thesis to the "Corso di Perfezionamento" in "Termofluidodinamica", granted by the University of Rome "Tor Vergata", in order to get the Master in "Termofluidodinamica".
For further information, please contact the Agreement Coordinator:
Prof. Fabio Gori
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica
Università di Roma "Tor Vergata"
Via di Tor Vergata 110
00133 ROMA - Italy
Tel: (+39) 06 7259 7129 - (+39) 06 7259 4670
Fax: (+39) 06 2021351 - (+39) 06 7259 4670
The Master of Science Degree program is open to applicants with a University Degree in a scientific field, equivalent to the Italian Laurea or Laurea Specialistica.
The students must be fluent in English and they are required to have passed the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) with a score equal or above 213.
Applicants with the Degree taken in an English speaking country are exempted from the TOEFL certificate.
A limited number of scholarships will be available, for both Italian and non-Italian applicants, depending on contest placements, number of qualified applicants and sponsorship from related Institutions.
The "Tuition and fees scholarship" can cover partially the expenses for tuition and fees.
The "Transfer to Chicago scholarship" can cover, partially or entirely, the expenses of the applicant in Chicago to defend the Thesis.
Tuition and fees
The applicants must apply and register to the "Corso di Perfezionamento in Termofluidodinamica":
at the total cost of 500 € for the Academic Year 2002-2003.
The applications will be selected by a Committee chaired by the Program Coordinator, Prof. Fabio Gori.
Tuition and general fees for the Master of Science Degree (UIC) will be charged at the nominal fee for Illinois residents. For the Academic Year 2002-2003 the total expenses for the two semesters will be communicated to the applicants upon request to the following UIC delegate.
Further information for tuition and fees admission to the Master of Science Degree can be addressed directly to UIC at:
Graduate Secretary of the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering
with cc to :
William M. Worek,
Professor and Head,
Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering,
Director of Energy Resources Center,
851 South Morgan Street,
University of Illinois at Chicago,
Chicago, IL 60607-7054
Direct Nos. (312) 996-5610
Centre Nos. (312) 996-4490 Fax (312) 996-5620.
Calendar and Admission deadlines
October 2002: pre-registration at the "Corso di Perfezionamento in Termofluidodinamica" of UTV ( Free ).
November 2002: pre-registration at UIC (50 USD) .
First Semester: courses will be opened at the beginning of 2003 and they will end approximately at the end of April 2003.
Second Semester: courses will continue up to the end of July 2003.
Thesis defense at UIC: the defense of the Thesis for the Master of Science Degree is planned at UIC, Chicago, for December 2003 but is possible to postpone it up to the following year. Thesis projects can be carried out at the home institutions, or at UTV or at UIC.
Thesis defense at UTV: the defense of the Thesis for the Master in "Termofluidodinamica" of UTV is planned in Rome for January 2004.
Courses offered at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
During the Academic Year 2002-2003 the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" will offer 6 courses among the following list, depending on availability of the teaching Professors.
Note: the Program will be activated only with a minimum number of registrations.