Physics

The physics program is designed to provide students with thorough and flexible training in the fundamental aspects of classical and modern physics. It devotes equal attention to the three academic areas, teaching, research and service to the community. 

 

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Programs

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Physics - MSc

This program provides, along with a deep and solid foundation in basic physics, theoretical and experimental skills that are transferable to many professions besides the traditional physics research careers.
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Physics - BS

The physics major program aims to graduate high caliber physicists committed to helping their country and capable of introducing creative solutions to current and future real-life problems.
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Physics - Minor

The minor program is designed to provide students majoring in engineering and other branches in science with an in-depth theoretical background of the corresponding applications in their majors.
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News

Nageh Allam receives prize

Nageh Allam Wins 2022 Obada Prize for Distinguished Scientists

Nageh Allam, professor and director of the nanotechnology graduate program at AUC’s Department of Physics, has won the 2022 Obada Prize for Distinguished Scientists in Physical Sciences, for his

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Hassan Azzazy, Nageh Allam Elected Fellows of African Academy of Sciences

Professors from the School of Sciences and Engineering Hassan Azzazy and Nageh Allam have been elected fellows to the African Academy of Sciences (AAS).

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Prestigious Membership

Universe - Physics

AUC Joins STAR experiment, Brookhaven National Laboratory

The American University in Cairo's Physics Department has become a member of the STAR experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory. AUC is the only independent member institute at the STAR experiment from Africa and the Middle East.

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