We invite prospective students to learn more about the Faculty and the Research they spearhead with the assistance of undergraduates. More information on the curriculum (such as course offerings and requirements) can also be found on our Degree Programs and Courses pages. Students interested in attending are more than welcome to contact us as well, to inquire about a tour of the department or the opportunity to sit in on a class. 


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Recent News

  • We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Hong Fang will join our department as an Assistant Professor in Fall 2023. Dr. Fang’s groundbreaking research employs computational modeling techniques to enhance energy storage technologies. Check out his recent article in Nature Communications: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-022-29769-5

  • Congratulations to Dr. Grace Brannigan on being awarded the 2023 Presidential Outstanding Faculty Scholar Award.

  • Dr. O’Malley recently delivered an invited talk at MATERIALS 2023, a Materials Science & Engineering Conference held in Houston, TX.

  • A recent article in the International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, authored by faculty and affiliated members from the Department of Physics, showcases the interdisciplinary research endeavors underway at Rutgers-Camden. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2023.123971

  • We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new course Introduction to Mechatronics (50:750:361) along with an accompanying lab (50:750:364). The introductory course represents the perfect blend of mechanical, electrical, and computer engineering.

  • We are very excited to announce that Dr. Hunter King will be joining the department Fall 2022 as an Assistant Professor. Dr. King utilizes physics to answer questions related to the evolution of organisms. Here are some articles written about his very interesting research: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/17/science/why-birds-are-the-worlds-best-engineers.html, and https://www.businessinsider.com/namib-desert-beetle-fog-technology-water-crisis-research-2020-8.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Grace Brannigan on being awarded the 2022 Chancellor’s Award for Outstanding Research and Creative Activity.

  • Congratulations to Dr. Julianne Griepenburg on her NSF LEAPS-MPS award titled “Rational design of macromolecular assemblies controlled via plasmonic activation” https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2213408

  • Congratulations to Dr. Grace Brannigan on her NSF DGE award titled “Codes For Life – Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Software for Biomolecular Interactions” https://www.nsf.gov/awardsearch/showAward?AWD_ID=2152059