- Prof. Piper wins 4 year multi- institutional $1.4 million NSF award for DMREF-A collaborative approach
- Nicholas Quackenbush wins prestigious NRC post-doctoral research award.
- Professor Mativetsky Receives Prestigious NSF Award.
- Increase in graduate student stipend
- Tailoring the electrical properties of a two dimensional nanomaterial
- Recent Book Publication as a sole Editor by Prof. Jang.
- Prof. Kolmogorov's first confirmed computer-designed superconductor
- Professor Piper's Research Grant
Tailoring the electrical properties of a two-dimensional nanomaterial
By using the probe of an atomic force microscope to trigger a local reaction, Prof. Jeffrey Mativetsky and PhD student Austin Faucett showed that electrically conductive features as small as four nanometers can be patterned into individual graphene oxide sheets.
Those who are interested in pursuing graduate studies with Prof. Mativetsky should contact Prof. Mativetsky
The Department offers four-year bachelor and five-year doctorate degrees in Physics.
Undergraduate students acquire background in most basics areas of physics and have the opportunity to work in experimental, theoretical, and computational research groups. Students are prepared for further graduate studies, teaching physics in high schools, and working in research and development in industry.
Graduate students conduct fundamental and application-driven research in active areas of Condensed Matter, Bio-, and Atomic, Molecular, and Atomic (AMO) Physics.