Ph.D. Program

Two doctoral positions available
Two doctoral positions available

TIE3s is a Ph.D.-granting research institute. Our goal is to provide broad academic training and mentorship that facilitates student-led research with transformative scientific and societal impacts.

We're seeking passionate, talented applicants who want to make a difference by bringing interdisciplinary perspectives to bear on some of the most challenging environmental problems facing the world today. You can expect a diverse curriculum of coursework in biology, geosciences, chemistry, environmental science and statistical science, along with the opportunity to conduct independent research under the mentorship of our top-notch faculty fellows.

If you have earned your M.S. or B.S. and you're ready to continue your journey toward a doctoral degree, we invite you to explore all our program has to offer and submit your application to join our team.

About the Program
About the Program
Current Students
Current Students
Program Graduates
Program Graduates
Top 10 reasons to study at TIE3S
Dr. Pepper hour (Free Dr. Pepper floats every Tuesday!)
Outreach experience opportunities
Collaboration opportunities with industry and agencies
Internal research funding opportunities
Financial support for travel
Highly ranked, fully equipped buildings and facilities
Fellowship funds for three years.
Co-mentoring with top professors
5:1 faculty/student ratio
Interdisciplinary education with classes from multiple departments