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The Doctor of Engineering (DEng or EngD) is an academic degree awarded on the basis of advanced study and research in engineering. It has been suggested that Professional degree be merged into this article or section. ... Research is often described as an active, diligent, and systematic process of inquiry aimed at discovering, interpreting, and revising facts. ... Engineering is the design, analysis, and/or construction of works for practical purposes. ...

It is awarded by many American universities, and is equivalent to a PhD degree in engineering/sciences. To be admitted as a doctoral student, one must hold a Master's Degree and pass a comprehensive entrance exam. The student must complete necessary course work, taught examinable courses, perform independent research under supervision of a qualified Doctoral Advisor, and pass the thesis defence. The D.Eng takes four years (full time) to complete and has compulsory taught components and coursework/projects. Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... PhD usually refers to the academic title Doctor of Philosophy PhD can also refer to the manga Phantasy Degree This is a disambiguation page — a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate (or graduate) course of one to three years in duration. ...

In the United Kingdom, it was traditionally used as a higher doctorate, awarded on the basis of a significant contribution to some field of engineering over the course of a career. Recently, some British universities have introduced Engineering Doctorate schemes which are slower-paced (i.e. four-year) PhD courses with a greater taught element, strong industrial links and favourable funding arrangements. A doctorate is an academic degree of the highest level. ... The Engineering Doctorate (EngD) is a UK scheme takes the traditional PhD a step further. ...

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Clarkson is passionate about engineering, especially pioneering work, as his television programmes about Brunel and the Colossus computer have shown.
Clarkson was awarded an honorary degree from Brunel University on September 12, 2003, partly because of his work in popularising engineering, and partly because of his advocacy of Isambard Kingdom Brunel in the 100 Greatest Britons programme.
In 2005, the School of Technology at Oxford Brookes University awarded him an honorary engineering doctorate, leading to protests from green organizations, who objected to his statements about the environment and his advocacy of car use.
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