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Academic Programs

The Bachelor of Science in Engineering Physics teaches the science that underlies engineering.

The Master of Engineering degree in Engineering Physics prepares students for engineering design and development employment or further graduate work.

Applied Physics is a research-oriented Ph.D. program that provides a flexible graduate education tailored to individual interests.

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Latest Spotlights

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The do-it-yourself attitude runs deep in Lois Pollack.

Welcome Jie Shan!

When Jie Shan was growing up in Zhejiang Province in China’s southeast, she did not imagine her future held a career in physics.

What goes on in there? A visit to Cornell’s Nanoscale Science and Technology Facility

A guided tour of Cornell's CNF, which in 2017 will celebrate 40 years of operations at the very edge of nanoscale science and technology.