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Welcome to the Department of Physics and Technology (IFT)!
Our research activities span a broad spectrum of topics within physics and technology, including microelectronics, optics, space science, reservoir physics, nanoscience and process technology.

In addition to a bachelor's program and a doctoral education, IFT offers master's degrees in Reservoir and Geoenergy, Physics, Energy- and Process Technology, and Ocean Technology (integrated master's). 

If you have questions about your studies or exams, please contact our student advisors.

TMS Starting Grant
Trond Mohn Foundadion Annual Celebration.

TMS Starting Grant awarded to Justas Zalieckas

In the span of two weeks, Postdoctoral Fellow Justas Zalieckas has been awarded two prestigious grants for his diamond coating research.

Space Science
Nordlys fra Den internasjonale romstasjonen. Innfelt foto av romforsker Karl Magnus Laundal.

Space scientist Karl Magnus Laundal awarded prestigious ERC Grant

Karl Magnus Laundal will use his ERC Consolidator Grant to study the coupling between the Earth’s atmosphere and space.

HySchool Kick-off meeting August 2022

HySchool has started and Ph.D.-students from all over Norway are attending

HySchool, a Norwegian research school with focus on hydrogen and hydrogen-based fuels, had its kick-off meeting at Solstrand outside Bergen this week and we are off to a good start.

Global partnerships

Guest visitors from Ecuador and Colombia

Through the NORHED II-project CO2-EOR for CCUS in Colombia and Ecuador: Norwegian energy initiative, the Department of Physics and Technology will be receiving guest visitors from Ecuador and Colombia onward.


Petroleum Research School of Norway (NFiP) organized a Whole Value Chain CCUS Conference Week in USA

The five-day conference, Nov. 14-18th, 2022, on CCUS in Golden, CO, USA, brought together 95 graduate students, scientists, engineers and CCUS experts from Europe, Asia, South America, and North America.

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 a Centre of Excellence (SFF), is actively involved in two Centres for Research-based Innovation (SFI), and is contributing to two Research centres for Environmental friendly Energy (FME).