The Department of Engineering Physics offers the B.S. degree in engineering physics. The degree is designed for the ever-changing technologies in emerging technological areas to graduates who will become a source of qualified employees for high tech, start-up companies and traditional engineering firms, as well as be prepared for advanced graduate degrees.
Students specialize in a technological focus area such as: nanoengineering, plasma science and engineering, and scientific computing.
Distinguishing features of the engineering physics degree include: strong emphasis on math and physics, and engineering fundamentals; choice of a technical focus area beginning in the junior year; emphasis on research project, culminating in a senior thesis.
Smith (also Mathematics)
Waleffe (also Mathematics)
See department website for list of Affiliate Faculty, Research Professors, Faculty Associates, Adjunct Professors, and Emeritus Faculty.
Facilities available for instruction and research include:
Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Laboratories
Instructional Computing Labs (in Computer Aided Engineering)
Nuclear Instrumentation Laboratory
Plasma Physics Laboratories
Superconductivity and Cryogenics Laboratories