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PhD applicants are offered full tuition waivers, health insurance, and competitive stipends. To encourage finding the perfect mentor for students, the Bredesen Center does not require incoming graduate students to have a mentor their first year.
Expand the impact of your research. You’ll be prepared to step into a professional world through coursework in technology commercialization, policy, and communications.
Data Science & Engineering (DSE)
Dive into a cutting edge field that intersects with all aspects of science. Apply foundational math and computer science skills to inform innovation in fields of national security, transportation, life sciences, energy, and materials science.
Energy Science & Engineering (ESE)
Build the pathways to energy generation, efficiency, and stability. Bring your diverse background to discover innovations in electric and chemical storage systems, manufacturing, grid storage, environmental and climate sciences, and more.
Genome Science & Technology (GST)
Uncover the mechanisms needed to answer complex biological questions. Enhance your skills using world-leading facilities to impact fields of genomics, proteomics, bioinformatics, or systems biology and biotechnology.