The Department of Physics of Bangladesh University of Engineering & Technology (BUET) has started functioning
as a full pledged department from 1962. The Department has been offering Physics courses to the undergraduate Engineering & Archetecture students. Adequate laboratory facilities are available to supplement the Theoretical knowledge and to provide experimental basis.
The Department has introduced Postgraduate programme(M. Phil & Ph. D) in the year 1982. The research is conducted in the fields
of Solid State Physics, Health Physics, Medical Physics & Radiation Protection, and Atmospheric Physics. The Department has fifteen
and seven technical personnels. So far 77 M. Phil. and 16 Ph. D. students have received their degrees from this Department. At present 20 M. Phil. and 9
Ph. D. students are working. The Departmental offices and laboratories are housed in the Old Academy Building