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					       HKUST

Department of Physics

Undergraduate Program
  Our Commitment to
   Quality Education
Nanotubes
Home-made PC Cluster
The Staff

Professors                               4
Associate Professors/Senior Lecturers   14
Assistant Professors/Lecturers          10

Visiting Scholars/Research Associates   28
Research Assistants                     10
Engineer                                 1
Senior Technicians                       3
Technical Associates/Technicians         5
Asst Computer Officer                    1
The Undergraduate Students

Year 1Physics          46
            Applied Physics   43

Year 2Physics          42
            Applied Physics   46

Year 3Physics          42
            Applied Physics   49
The Postgraduate Students

MPhil    Year 1      14
         Year 2      15
         Year 3 (PT)        2

MSc      Year 1 (FT)        1
         Year 2 (PT)        1

PhD      Year 1        4
         Year 2 or above   22
The Undergraduate Program

Year 1: Basic training

 Fundamentals of Physics
 Mathematics, esp. calculus, linear algebra, differential
  equations
 Computer programming
 Modern Physics
 Modern Physics Lab
Year 2: Solid training

   Classical Mechanics
   Electricity and Magnetism
   Quantum Mechanics
   Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics
   Experimental Physics
Year 3: Advanced training

 Electives of specialized courses in theoretical and
  applied physics (solid state, materials, optics,
  information, etc.)
 Advanced experimental physics, or Computational
  physics (for Applied Physics)
 Independent study project
Management Science Option

 Basic physics courses
 Computational physics
 Information physics
 Business statistics, operational management,
  forecasting
 About 10 places in Applied Physics
Our commitment to quality education

For young physics lovers:
Summer schools
Cyber University courses
PRESS projects

For active physics students:
One-credit courses
Directed studies and junior group projects
Independent studies
Undergraduate research scholarships
Exchange program

Coming this year:
Physics and Mathematics Option
Science and Education Program
Future Careers

 Further studies (MPhil, MSc in physics, materials,
  AMCE)
 Information technology
 Commercial (especially technically related)
 Education

We focus on educating your person!

				
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