Department Overview


To be among the top five applied physics departments in the gulf region; to achieve pre-eminence among universities in the region by providing a positive academic environment; to achieve excellence in educational programs that are based on research committed to the teaching process and community needs and to develop students skills, analytical and creative abilities.


The Applied Physics program has been designed to provide high quality education in physics at the undergraduate level. It has been constructed to prepare graduates to face the general challenges of a professional career and pursue further studies in physics or other related fields. The mission of the Department is summarized in the following: 

1. To facilitate the success of physics graduates who can effectively solve societal problems and carry out research related to pure and applied physics with a drive towards service and leadership.

2. ​To provide quality scientific and technical education, training, innovation and creativity in the areas of pure and applied sciences.​