Research Overview

The Physics and Engineering Physics Department conducts formative research in cutting-edge areas such as quantum systems, nanophotonics, and optics. Faculty and both undergraduate and graduate students investigate together to significantly impact technology and society by improving communications, computers, and the environment.

Stevens experts are tackling quantum science, which has the potential to change the landscape of science and technology. Read how Stevens is making strides in quantum computing and science.

Through optics research, researchers are creating advanced sensors to monitor the environment and innovative new optic fiber communication technology.

Scientists are harnessing the enormous potential of graphene. Using its special properties, they are uncovering methods to improve infrared detection, with support from the United States Air Force and the National Science Foundation.