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Updated: September 16, 2019
Total number of tenure-track or tenured faculty
Number of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions
[Calculated] Percentage of women in tenure-track or tenured faculty positions
Total number of graduate students
Number of women graduate students
[Calculated] Percentage of women graduate students
Total number of post doctoral associates
Number of women post doctoral associates
[Calculated] Percentage of women post doctoral associates
Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.
Yes; federal government benefits apply.
Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?
Yes, health benefits are provided.
Do you have a Woman in Physics Group? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.
Do you have a Physics Graduate Student Association? If yes, please include link to their website if they have one.
What other relevant student groups are there in your institution?
Has your institution ever hosted a Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics? If yes, which year?
Has your institution ever hosted an APS Climate Site Visit for Women and Minorities in Physics?
Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.
The Engineering Physics Department at the Air Force Institute of Technology offers MS and PhD graduate degrees in Applied Physics, Optical Sciences and Engineering, Materials Science, Nuclear Engineering, and Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction. Research support is given to all students; class sizes are small; computing and experimental lab facilities are state-of-the-art. For women who want a challenging and rewarding career pursuing research in areas vital to the DoD, there is no better place for graduate study! Individualized ed plans allow civilian students to tailor their course selections to match research interests. All faculty engaged in research; pro-family culture.
Please include the name of faculty or staff member and an email they can be reached at for further questions.