Dean

  • Professor Janusz Wolny

Deputy Dean

  • Paweł Armatys, DSc
  • Krzysztof Malarz, DSc
  • Professor Bartłomiej Szafran

Fields of study

The origins of the faculty date back to 1919, when the Mining Academy was founded, within which the Department of Physics was established. It had undergone several organizational transformations, until in 1991, the AGH UST Senate decided to form the Faculty of Physics and Nuclear Technology. In 2004, the name was changed to the Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science, according to the changes in the fields of research and educational activity.

 

The faculty offers several programmes of study leading to bachelor’s, master’s, and doctor’s degrees. The undergraduate courses encompass a seven-semester basic bachelor’s programme. They are followed by three-semester postgraduate programmes leading to master’s degree in the following specialisations: Medical Physics, Technical Physics, and Applied Computer Science. “The Construction and Establishment of the Bionanotechnology and Biodiagnostics Laboratory at the Faculty of Physics and Applied Computer Science of the AGH University of Science and Technology in Krakow” within the framework of the Małopolska Regional Operational Programme of the European Regional Development Fund is a dedicated project whose aim is to ameliorate both research and teaching quality in the discipline of Medical Physics. The faculty runs a four-year programme of doctoral studies in Physics in the fields related to the research interests of the faculty staff, i.e. technical nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, high energy physics, nuclear electronics, and environmental physics.

 

In collaboration with other research institutes, the faculty runs an interdisciplinary research project “Advanced Materials for Modern Technologies and Future Energetics”. The faculty’s research programmes are carried out in close collaboration with many international laboratories and research centres. Many research projects are conducted within the European Framework Programmes.

 

The scientific activity of the faculty comprises both fundamental and applied research in the field of nuclear physics, solid state physics, and the physics of the environment.

 

The Faculty Board is entitled to confer the degree of doctor as well as the post-doctoral qualification in Physics and Biophysics, and to apply for conferring the title of professor. In a recent ranking of the State Committee for Scientific Research, the faculty has received the top grade “A+”. The faculty staff hold posts in the Polish Government, in major Polish scientific organizations, and in various international science and research centres.