Please i need a Phd Topic on satellite communication

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  1. layxide11

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    Hello guys
    Please i am currently running an Msc programme in Satellite communication. I would like to proceed for Phd programme immediately when am done, so please i need help on a research topic in satellite communication for doctorate programme.
    Also, please can anyone recommend a project topic for Msc satellite communication that relates to mechanical engineering?
     
  2. crutschow

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    I don't see how there is much mechanical engineering in satellite communication that could be the subject of a PhD thesis. :confused:
    About the only things mechanical I can think of is the antenna mount and perhaps the design/fabrication of the dish.
     
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  3. GopherT

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    The only ME related topics I can think of is how the antenna folds/extends or a motor-driven gimbal system to find maximum signal strength (without having the motors causing any interference as they position the gimbal).
     
  4. Dr.killjoy

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    What about the design and building of a small portable sat dish for testing and other issuses??
     
  5. Papabravo

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    Most PhD candidates get thesis topics from their advisers. Why would you come to an online forum? Don't you think it would be in your interest to pick a topic that your adviser is interested in?
     
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  6. layxide11

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    I taught as much too. Thanks
     
  7. jpanhalt

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    Moreover, many PhD candidates survive on a graduate student's stipend. That stipend and the costs for the research come from the adviser's grants. Unless you are independently funded (stipend + costs), you need to work on something for which the adviser has funding.

    Have you been accepted into a Ph.D. program yet? Do you have an adviser yet?

    John
     
  8. wayneh

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    I agree with comments in #5 and #7 above. You choose an adviser based on many criteria, and mutually arrive at a project. The project is just one factor and may well change either because of funding or because of your findings along the way. What's important is having a good relationship with your adviser and his team.
     
  9. GopherT

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    Are you applying for a Fulbright Scholarship (or other similar scholarship) that requires you to propose a research topic for Graduate-level awards?
     
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