The Engineering Physics Department operates laboratories to support graduate instruction and research. The instructional laboratories complement courses of study in Engineering Physics, Optical Observables, Nuclear Radiation Detection and Instrumentation, Nuclear and Environmental Engineering, Space Weather, Optics, Lasers and Optical Diagnostics. Equipment is continually updated to remain abreast of the state-of-the-art in engineering physics, optical engineering, space weather, and nuclear engineering. Research laboratories support faculty and student research at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels in laser spectroscopy, nonlinear optics, solid state physics, Mossbauer spectrometry, nuclear radiation detection, nuclear effects, space weather, and environmental engineering.
The Air Force Institute of Technology maintains a 29,914 gross square foot engineering research laboratory (Bldg 644) on the main campus. The single story building overlooks AFIT Park and is connected to the southeast corner of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management (Bldg. 640). The facility is dedicated to experimental research in aeronautical engineering, applied physics, electrical engineering and environmental science: