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School of Engineering and Physics

WHY ENGINEERING AND PHYSICS AT SOUTHERN?

Southern’s engineering and physics students develop professionally and personally through problem-solving and research.

The School of Engineering and Physics offers a strong curriculum proven to be an excellent preparation for careers in science research, engineering, medicine and education.

Students may participate in relevant current research, gaining experience in both experimental and theoretical disciplines.

Students use industry-standard software, such as SolidWorks 3D CAD and Mathematica.

Students successfully compete for external summer research programs and internships.

Professors are comfortable sharing their Christian perspective on engineering, physics, professional growth, and everyday life.

Physics majors are eligible for four competitive scholarships.

EXPLORE MAJORS AND MINORS

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Beyond the Classroom

Academic programs are complemented with practical learning experiences in the community and beyond.

Internships

A working relationship with Oak Ridge National Laboratory provides opportunity for field trips and internships.

Conferences

Students have the opportunity to present at the American Physical Society, the Tennessee Academy of Sciences, the American Association of Physics Teachers, and other international professional conferences.

Engineering Club and Physics Club

The Engineering Club and Physics Club is open to majors and non-majors. It sponsors seminars and develops physics demonstrations to showcase at area elementary schools. The clubs' student leaders plan various social events, sometimes jointly with other clubs on campus.

Engineering and Physics News

PROFESSORS

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Tyson Hall

Dean

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Vola Andrianarijaona

Professor

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Kenneth Caviness

Professor

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Blake Laing

Professor

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Jay Anders

Associate Professor

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Sean Walters

Assistant Professor

Alumni Voices

Matt Anderson and Nikki Ross describe how the Engineering and Physics program at Southern prepared them for exciting careers and how the professors not only loved what they were teaching but the students as well.

Contact

Engineering Office Phone

423.236.2232

Physics Office Phone

423.236.2669

P.O. Box 370
Collegedale Tn 37315

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