What is AEP?
AEP stands for "School of Applied and Engineering Physics". The school is one of the departments in the College of Engineering. The undergraduate major is called Engineering Physics or "EP". The graduate field is called Applied Physics.
The mission of the School of Applied and Engineering Physics is to create and disseminate knowledge in intellectual areas at the interface between physics and traditional engineering or scientific disciplines, using the techniques, skills and principles commonly associated with physics. We create knowledge through research and scholarly activity. We disseminate knowledge both by educating undergraduate and graduate students and by performing service to industry, government and professional societies. In all of the endeavors required to fulfill this mission, we aim to maintain the highest standards of excellence.