The faculty and students of the Department of Physics and Astronomy engage in a broad range of theoretical, experimental, and observational research. The major research efforts include: astrophysics; biophysics, cosmology; quantum/condensed matter theory and experiment; the physics of plasmas, fluids, and beams; and space physics.
Links to brief descriptions and images of the various research groups are included below. Faculty working in each area are listed
below the names of the respective research groups.
Links to more detailed, individual research pages are included in the pull down menu above.
Click here to see a list of recent PhD graduates and their thesis topic.