Welcome to the website of the Department of Physics at Alfaisal University. The Department of Physics at Alfaisal University provides high quality physics education, producing well prepared graduates who are confident in their abilities and understanding of various physics subjects. To accomplish this mission, the department relies on its world-class faculty members. Our Department is currently offering physics courses for engineering and life sciences students. These courses cover subjects related to classical mechanics, electricity, electromagnetism and optics. We are also offering elective courses for business students related to Astronomy, Energy and Environment. In the near future, the Department will aim to offer a Master's of Science degree in physics with a focus on energy and environmental science, topics that are of critical importance for the country and the region. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or suggestions.

Vision
The Department of Physics is rapidly becoming a nationally and internationally recognized model for training the next generation of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) for strategic sectors, such as Alternative Energy and Nanotechnology and Health, for the global community as well as the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Mission
To provide world-class education and training of students in Applied Physics. Capitalizing on our high-caliber faculty, the Department will encourage and support cutting-edge research activities that can exploit the exceptional local infrastructure. Our ultimate goal is to serve the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia by contributing significantly to the development of a knowledge-based economy.

Department & Programs

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Chemistry

Chemistry is essential to the development of society and offers solutions to today's challenges including environmental issues, sustainable energy, and the development of new medicines.

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Humanities & Social Sciences

The Department is primarily concerned with instilling, promoting and refining the university students' 'Faith', 'Knowledge', and 'Performance'; the crucial underpinnings determined by the late King Faisal (MGBHS) for the advancement of the nation.

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Life Sciences

Department of Life Sciences is to promote understanding of the function of molecules, cells, tissues and organs with a concentration on hereditary factors and genetic mechanisms controlling fundamental biological processes, particularly in relation to the human body..

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Mathematics & Computer Science

Mathematics is critical to the understanding of scientific and engineering concepts as nature laws are best described in a mathematical language, and as engineering concepts are modeled and achieved through mathematical tools.

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Physics

The Department of Physics at Alfaisal University provides high quality physics education, producing well prepared graduates who are confident in their abilities and understanding of various physics subjects. To accomplish this mission, the department relies on its world-class faculty members.

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Nanoscience & Nanotechnology

The Master's Program in Nanoscience & Nanotechnology provides a solid background in materials chemistry, solid state physics, and an introduction to biotechnology.

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University Preparatory Program (UPP)

The AUPP is a centre of excellence in teaching sciences and English. Our experienced instructors, as teachers and mentors, are here to facilitate your learning and the transition to the college of your choice.

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