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University Park, PA

The process took a day - interviewed at Penn State University in March 2008.

Interview Details – You are supposed to present a research proposal that you have to present and defend before a research committee. It is very research-focused, although fundamental knowledge is supposed to be evaluated also. The round of questions lasts about 30 - 45 min with each of the 3 reviewers/interviewers, after which they deliberate and reach a decision about your acceptance in the doctoral program.

Interview Question – Depict a visual image of the physical and chemical processes that happen in the combustion chamber as the fuel and air enter into it, and compare it to the process when oxygen enriched air enters.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – Research very well your topic and project confidence during your presentation.

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