Thesis work represents an opportunity for you to become an expert in a field of interest to future combat systems. Our research is sponsored by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Air Warfare Center China Lake, Office of Naval Research, National Reconnaissance Organization, Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command and other government and industry partners.
Here are some examples of current research areas in the Physics Department:
Free Electron Lasers
Laser Transmission through the Atmosphere
Microseismic Detection of Buried Mines
Novel IR Detectors
Shaped Charge Warheads
Underwater Sound Propagation