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M.S. in Photonics learning outcomes

“ The most important thing we can do is inspire young minds and to advance the kind of science, math and technology education that will help youngsters take us to the next phase of space travel. ”
- John Glenn
  •  Acquire a theoretical knowledge base in photonics related areas of physics (Optics, Electrodynamics, Physics of Semiconductors, Quantum Mechanics)
  • Develop understanding of application of fundamental laws of physics in such engineering areas as telecommunications, optoelectronics, nano and microfabrication, growth techniques
  • Learn fundamentals of computerized modeling of diverse optical  and photonics systems and gain working experience with standard computational tools used in industry.
  • Acquire essential laboratory skills in designing experiments, assembling standard optical tools for optical experimentation, carrying out measurements with  customary optical instruments and analyzing acquired data
  • Become familiar with economics and management of photonics related engineering projects
  • Learn to communicate scientific and engineering ideas both orally and in written form
  • Acquire experience working in industrial or research lab settings as a part of a team.