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Engineering Physics

What is Engineering Physics?

Engineering physics is the study of physics, engineering and mathematics in order to develop an understanding of their interrelationships. Fundamental physics is combined with problem solving and engineering skills towards broad applications.

What do Physics Engineers do?

Physics engineers tend to go into engineering, applied science or applied physics where they are a part of research, teaching or entrepreneurial engineering.

Physics engineers choose a selected specialty such as optics, quantum physics, materials science, applied mechanics, nanotechnology, microfabrication, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, biophysics, control theory, aerodynamics, energy, solid-state physics, and more.


UConn School of Engineering Engineering Physics

Engineering Physics


Bureau of Labor and Statistics – Physicists and Astronomers

University of Connecticut –  Engineering Physics