Prospective PhD Student Open House

Date: Friday, November 8, 2019

Location: Department of Electrical Engineering, 500 West 120th Street, 13th Fl. MUDD, NYC

Columbia University's Electrical Engineering Department has world-class faculty involved in cutting-edge research. The Department’s small size allows highly individualized attention to our PhD students. 

The Department invites juniors and seniors from undergraduate institutions to a special open house event in New York City, one of the most dynamic and diverse metropolises in the world. At this event, you will have the opportunity to meet our faculty and graduate students and learn about the exciting opportunities Columbia has to offer. 

To apply, please complete this short applicationApplications must be received by October 18, 2019 and students will be notified by October 23, 2019. We will cover the cost for one night (November 7th) of lodging, food, and on-ground transportation. Students traveling from outside of New York City will be reimbursed for up to $250.00 for their travel expenses. For students that are not able to travel, the morning session (9AM-noon) will be streamed live to allow for remote participation. 

We encourage students currently studying engineering (electrical and other fields), as well as other majors such as Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Data Analysis, Mathematics, Physics, and Statistics to apply! 

If you have any questions, please contact us at We look forward to receiving your application! 

Preliminary Schedule

8:00AM - 9:00AM | Breakfast
9:00AM - 9:30AM | Chair's Welcome and Department Overview
9:30AM - 11:00AM | Faculty Research Presentations
11:00AM - 11:45AM | Student Panel
12:00PM - 1:00PM | Lunch
1:00PM - 2:00PM | Lab Tours
2:00PM - 4:00PM | Faculty Office Hours
4:00PM - 5:30PM | Reception

500 W. 120th St., Mudd 1310, New York, NY 10027    212-854-3105               
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