PhD in Computer Science vs. Computer Engineering

PhD in Computer Science vs. Computer Engineering

Post by Dan Smit » Mon, 11 Aug 2003 12:16:18


I have BSc and MSc in Electrical Engineering
and 10 years of work experience in the
Telecom Industry, mostly in Embedded Software
design. I am now planning to go back to
school to acquire PhD degree. The question
for me is whether to study Computer Science
or Computer Engineering.

I have interest in both, so the main criteria
for me is their future academic and
industrial applications and potential job

Could you please share your opinion about the
trend and  the potential of research in these

Is there any specific topic that you would
like to recommend?

Are you aware of specific book, magazine or
websites which can help me in my research?

Thank you in advance for your information.

Dan Smith


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