Who We Are?
The Department of Physics was established in Fall 2003 with the aim to produce highly competitive scientists, equipped with the most advanced technological tools of the modern era. It is committed to excellence in teaching and research and promoting a culture of learning and scientific enquiry. The department offers four year B.S. programs in Physics and Electronics. It also has successful M.S., Ph.D. and the M.S. leading to Ph.D. programs in Materials Science, Micro and Optoelectronics, High Energy Physics, Radiation Physics, Lasers and Applied Photonics, and Quantum Optics.
The Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in the South (COMSATS) is an international organization. It aims to reduce the ever-growing gap between the developed and developing world through useful applications of science and technology. The Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) initiated the proposal for the formation of COMSATS under the leadership of Nobel Laureate, Dr. Abdus Salam.
The foundation-conference of COMSATS was held at Islamabad on 4th & 5th October 1994. Representatives from thirty-six countries attended. The participants included twenty-two Ministers, members of the diplomatic community of Islamabad and representatives of international organizations, like UNESCO, UNIDO, UNEP and the World Bank.