The Department was established in 2000 and given the mandate to teach the Physics and Engineering Physics courses in the Academic Programs offered at the Faculty of Engineering, both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also an objective of the Department to conduct research in areas of Physics and Engineering Physics and to get involved in Technology Development in those areas.
The 11 professors of the Department all hold Ph. D. degrees in Physics or Engineering Physics. The current executive committee, since May 2019, is: