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McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony

September 21, 2022 /  Department News

McMaster to honour Nobel laureates at special street naming ceremony

The names of McMaster alumni and Nobel laureates Myron Scholes and Donna Strickland will become permanent fixtures on campus.

Four McMaster researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

September 9, 2022 /  Department News

Four McMaster researchers named to Royal Society of Canada

Leyla Soleymani, an associate professor in the Department of Engineering Physics, is among four professors recognized by the Royal Society of Canada for their contributions to research and scholarship..

Engineering professor John Luxat appointed senior advisor on nuclear energy

September 1, 2022 /  Department News

Engineering professor John Luxat appointed senior advisor on nuclear energy

Engineering physics professor and nuclear safety expert John Luxat is bringing five decades of experience in the field of nuclear energy to a new role as Senior Advisor — Nuclear Energy in the Office of the Vice-President, Research.

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Co-op and Careers

Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS)

Our students have the opportunity to apply for an industrial internship. If successful, the student typically is employed on industrial placement from May following his/her third year and returns to school for Level 4 in September of the following year. More details can be found on the Engineering Co-op and Career Services (ECCS) website.

Careers

Engineering Physics graduates have many career options due to the flexibility developed through a broad background in mathematics, physics, materials science, electronics, computer systems and optics. There are many different job titles that describe what graduates of the Engineering Physics programme are now doing. Telecommunications, laser applications and nuclear engineering are just a few of the career paths our graduates have focused their attention on. Many graduates choose to continue their studies earning Masters or PhD degrees.

High School Co-op Program

Eng Phys offers many unique opportunities to high school students who are interested in completing their co-op program at McMaster University.  

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