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Energy and Environmental Physics

This specialization is designed to meet the urgent demand for graduates with the knowledge and skills to address global issues of escalating energy consumption and declining resources. It emphasizes expertise in alternative and conventional energy and the scientific principles underlying the development of novel and economical means of generating and harvesting energy, while simultaneously minimizing their environmental impact.

In addition to the core Physics courses common to all specializations, courses in the Energy and Environmental Physics include:

  • Emerging Energy Systems
  • Economics and Politics of the Environment
  • Hydrogen-based Energy Systems and Fuel Cells
  • Introductory Energy Science
  • Introductory Environment Science
  • Solar Energy and Photovoltaics

Careers and post-graduate studies include:

  • energy specialist
  • energy supply industry

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