Chair: Dr. Ali Hendaoui
Ph: +966 11 215 8945

General Department Information

As a part of the College of Science and General Studies (COSGS) at Alfaisal University, the Department of Physics seeks to become a nationally and internationally recognized model in training of the next generation of Highly Qualified Personnel (HQP) in strategic sectors of a high relevance to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and worldwide, such as Energy (Alternative Energies), Nanotechnology and Health (Medical physics). This can be achieved by offering world-class education and training of students in Applied Physics. Capitalizing on high-caliber faculty, this objective will be strongly supported by cutting-edge research activities exploiting the exceptional local infrastructure. The ultimate goal is to serve the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia through contributing to the development of knowledge-based economy.

Physics is also valuable in different areas of biology, engineering, business and medicine. As such, the Physics Department of Alfaisal University is currently offering physics courses for life sciences, engineering, business and preparatory year medicine-pathway students.