Is Engineering Physics right for you?

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Physics students are concerned about employability. One area of physics that can give a student an advantage in engineering physics. In a new Institute of Physics (IoP) podcast there are two parts that talk about engineering physics. The first is an interview of Ray LaPierre chairman of MacMaster University (Canada) Department of Engineering Physic talks about the application of nanotechnology to industrial applications. The second is a discussion with Margret Harris an industrial physicist about her experience. I would recommend physics students listen to this podcast to get a feel of what engineering physics is all about and how one might prepare for a career in this field.

The parts of the podcast of interest start at 20 minutes .

https://physicsworld.com/a/nanotech...udents-technologies-that-make-physics-happen/
 
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Just one data point: The office I work in is loaded up with engineering physics grads. I know of at least six. They nearly all have leadership positions. It's quite rare that you see one of them who is just a "drudge" doing turn-the-crank kinds of work. They are doing project lead, research, special projects, one-off projects, and the like.
 

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