Department of Physics

Contact No: +92919216727
Email: physics@uop.edu.pk

Introduction

The Department of Physics was established in 1955 and housed in an impressive two story building in the south wing of the science block. It has produced more than 2000 Physics graduates with Master and M.Phil degrees, who are working in different organizations all over the country and in the world. The Department offers specialization programs in Nuclear Physics, Solid State Physics, Electronics and signal processing at master level. The Department arranges lectures, seminars and study tours for students to inform them of contemporary developments in Physics and related subjects. The Department has computer facilities and is linked with international community through Internet. The Department offers BS (4 years), M.Sc (2 years) and M.Phil/ PhD programmes. The Department offers Specialization Programs in Nuclear Physics, Solid State Physics, Electronics and Signal Processing at Master level. The Department arranges lectures, seminars and study tours for students to inform them of contemporary developments in the field of Physics and related subjects. The library of the Department has more than 8000 books in the subject of Physics and related areas. The library is fully air conditioned and well furnished. The Department has two research laboratories, The Centralized Resource Laboratory (CRL) and Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) equipped with state of the art and modern research facilities.

Vision

The Department of Physics has set the ambition of leadership in the subject of pure and applied physics in the country and has firm commitment to bring its credibility at par with the technological advanced countries.

Mission

The Department of Physics has the determination to motivate undergraduate students to develop their interests in the subjects of Physics so that a scientific culture prevails, and with the intention to induct top 10% students in higher studies in Physics. The department has the endeavor to enhance the standard of teaching in Physics and the quantity and quality of research to meet with the needs and demands of the country.

Objectives

  • To educate the students to fulfill the requirements of scientific organizations in the public and private sectors of the country.
  • To promote collaboration and inter disciplinary relationships with the teaching and research organizations in the country and abroad.
  • To arrange courses, seminars, workshops and conferences for the promotion of teaching and research.
  • To establish links with the local industries for the enhancement of the quantity and for the improvement of quality of the products. To train the students to make an assessment of the claims of the vendors of their high technological equipment available in the market.

Outcomes

The Department of Physics has produced a number of postgraduates who work in educational institutes and scientific organizations in the country and abroad. The Department of Physics offers Specialization Programs in Nuclear Physics, Solid State Physics, Electronics and Signal Processing at Master level. The department arranges lectures, seminars and study tours for students to inform them of contemporary developments in the field of Physics, Electronics and related subjects. The library of the department has 10000 books in the subject of Physics, Electronics and related areas. The library is fully air conditioned and well furnished. Research at the Department The Department of Physics is having two research laboratories, The Centralized Resource Laboratory (CRL) and Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) equipped with state of the art and modern research facilities.