Mission & Vision

Our Vision

To be recognized for world-changing innovations in research and education at the interface between applied physics and engineering across mechanics, plasma science and nuclear engineering.

Our Mission

The Engineering Physics Department integrates fundamental physics, mathematics, and engineering principles to solve societal grand challenges while educating new generations of leaders.

Our Guiding Principles

Excellence: Research excellence is the foundation of the Department of Engineering Physics. The quality of the people we recruit and cultivate defines the success of the Department.  Excellence in research provides our basis for excellence in teaching.
Climate: The Department values and prioritizes excellence, diversity and collegiality at all levels of the Department.
Collaboration: Partnering across and outside of the Department is encouraged to solve large national problems and to exert national leadership.
Leadership: We are committed to be leaders in advancing technology, influencing policy, educating students, and promoting entrepreneurship.