Department of Physics

Prof. Mohammad S. Bawaaneh
Head of Physics Department
Faculty of Science - Department of Physics
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The department of physics was established in 1976 with a B.Sc. program. At that time the department had three faculty members and forty students. The M.Sc. graduate program was established at the start of the academic year 1982/1983 and three students were admitted.

Since the department has witnessed an enormous growth, now there are 28 faculty members (24 holding PhD and 4 holding M.Sc. degree), 6 teaching assistants holding M.Sc. degree, and 5 technicians. Today the department has around 343 undergraduate students and 80 graduate students. The number of the graduated students since the inception of the department is about 2647 students with a B.Sc. and around 268 students with M.Sc. degree.
In addition to the effort made to raise the level of teaching and to supply the community at large with qualified personnel the department has established a number of specialized research laboratories in the following fields of physics Mössbauer Spectroscopy, Thin Films, X- ray Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Nuclear Techniques, (Gamma Ray Spectroscopy and Alpha Ray Spectroscopy), Environment Studies, Nano Biomedical, and Computational physics lab.

The aim of the above laboratories is to train the graduate student in fundamental scientific research promote and enrich scientific knowledge and contribute to the transfer of technology to the local community. Moreover the department contain well-equipped mechanical workshop in addition to many modern and well- equipped teaching laboratories.



The Department of physics and medical physics at Yarmouk University (YU) seeks to attain the mission of the university toward excellence in effective teaching and successful research to serve better the national and regional community in different aspects of life.



The mission of the Department of Physics at Yarmouk University (yu) is to provide high qualities physics education, producing well prepared graduates with technical expertise who are confident in their abilities and understanding of physics and medical physics to serve and promote their national and regional communities.


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