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Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

November 12, 2018 /  Department News

Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy celebrates a decade of detail

McMaster’s Canadian Centre for Electron Microscopy is celebrating its 10th anniversary this week by looking forward to the next 10 years.

Personal History: Five Years Later (Dean's blog)

October 29, 2018 /  Department News

Personal History: Five Years Later (Dean's blog)

Upon first arriving at McMaster University, I entered a Faculty that had high aspirations. While globally recognized for our education and research, we had not, however, consistently benchmarked ourselves against other exemplars of demonstrated excellence.

McMaster maintains status as Canada’s most research-intensive university

October 25, 2018 /  Department News

McMaster maintains status as Canada’s most research-intensive university

For the second consecutive year, McMaster has been named Canada’s most research-intensive university in the annual ranking of the country’s Top 50 Research Universities. McMaster researchers brought in $379.9 million in total sponsored research income – up more than $25 million from last year.

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Events

Dr. Harold Haugen

November 16, 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

Dr. Harold Haugen

The Department of Engineering Physics is holding Seminar Series, where we have invited various speakers from alumni, current students, or external industry.

Fall Preview 2018

November 17, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Fall Preview 2018

Dr. Paul Kuyanov

November 23, 2018, 1:30 pm - 2:20 pm

Dr. Paul Kuyanov

The Department of Engineering Physics is holding Seminar Series, where we have invited various speakers from alumni, current students, or external industry.

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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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