Facts about IFT
Department of Physics and Technology is one of 8 departments at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences. Presently the department has 35 faculty members, 8 adjunct professors/ associate professors, about 30 engineers and administrative staff members, and about 30 contract researchers and Postdocs. Further, the department has some 80 PhD students, 130 master students and 250 bachelor students. About 15 PhD and 55 master students finish their degree each year.
Studies at IFT
The Department of Physics and Technology offers bachelor programs in physics as well as process and technology, 17 lines of studies at master level, and PhD education. The department also contributes towards the study programs in nano science and integrated teacher at the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.
Research centres at IFT
Department of Physics and Technology has an extensive international collaboration including CERN and the European Space Agency (ESA). The department is also hosting one Centre of Excellence (SFF), is actively involved in one Centre for Research based Innovation (SFI), and is contributing to two Research centres for Environmental friendly Energy (FME).
- SFF Birkeland Centre for Space Science
- SFI The Michelsen Centre for Industrial Measurement Science and Technology
- FME SUCCESS (CO2 storage and deposition)
- FME NORCOWE (offshore wind energy)
Welcome to IFT
Department of Physics and Technology. The department's 7 research groups and engineers are the foundation for a broad spectrum of research, education and innovation. The activity ranges from basic and cutting edge physics on the composition of the universe, to high technology in interdisciplinary areas like energy and petroleum, measurement science and technology, and medical physics and technology. Take a look at the IFT-matrix for an overview and more information on what we do, what we offer and who is engaged in what.