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The Department of Physics at the University of West Florida is committed to providing quality education in physics and offers a B.S. degree in physics with two specialization options, physics and engineering physics.

Physics Programs

There are four full-time faculty members who contribute to research programs in Organic Thin Film Preparation & Characterization, Nonlinear Optics and Phase Conjugation, Theoretical Quantum Optics, and Computational Condensed Matter Physics.

Drs. Muhammad and Fatema Rashid with their daughter, Dr. Faeza Rashid Kazmier, for whom the STEM Scholarship Endowment is named.

Matching Donation

One endowment. Endless opportunities.
HMCSE students need your support. Thanks to a generous matching gift from Drs. Muhammad and Fatema Rashid, all gifts made to the STEM scholarship for females and first-generation students by this Fall will be matched up to 50,000 dollars to create a $100K endowment that will benefit STEM students for years to come.



At A Glance: Faculty Commitment

The physics classes are generally small and are taught by highly-qualified faculty members rather than graduate students. Professors are readily available and willing to interact with students on a personal level. All faculty members usually have extended office hours. Students are encouraged to participate in various fields of research and work side-by-side with faculty.

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