As one of the first departments established at Stevens Institute of Technology, the Department of Physics has been an active participant in the revolution of physics science and education for 150 years.
In the coming decades, information processing and sensor technologies based on the use of quantum phenomena and nanoscale physics will revolutionize society in much the same way computers have since the 1980s. The Department of Physics aims to train our students to be at the forefront of this revolution. To prepare our graduates, we offer a broadbased education with special emphasis on the fields of atomic, molecular and optical physics, photonics technology and quantum optics and quantum information science.
Our researchers educate the next generation of physicists in fields such as graphene technologies, remote sensing, communications and quantum optics.