Programs in Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Materials Science and Engineering, and Medical Physics

Applied Physics | Applied Mathematics | Materials Science & Engineering | Medical Physics

APAM Department Research

The Department is a leader in advanced research including nanoscale science, advanced scientific computing, applied mathematics, earth science, plasma physics and controlled fusion, solid-state physics, optical and laser physics, medical physics, and materials for information technologies.

APAM Research

 

People

The faculty, research staff, and students in the APAM Department are a vital and coherent group of active scholars, heavily involved in several interdisciplinary research areas including nanoscale science, advanced scientific computing, earth science, plasma physics, and materials for information technologies.

Faculty | Researchers | Students

The Department of Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics is unique, with vibrant academic programs and cutting-edge research spanning from applied physics, to applied mathematics, to materials science and engineering, and to medical physics. These efforts highlight our Department, as do the many interconnections between them.

Modeling ways to predict weather. Decoding the mathematics of cancer. Testing sophisticated solutions for developing nanoscale devices. Pioneering fusion energy. Those are just some of the extraordinary advances made in our Department.

Celebrating APAM Graduates

Congratulations to the 2023-2024 Columbia Engineering graduating students in Applied Physics, Applied Mathematics, Materials Science, and Medical Physics. More
May 28 2024

Laser-driving a 2D Material

Columbia Engineers pair vibrating particles, called phonons, with particles of light, called photons, to enhance the nonlinear optical properties of hexagonal More
Jan 04 2024 | By Ellen Neff | Photo Credit: Pixabay