Research in the Department of Physics and Astronomy is roughly grouped into four areas:
- Condensed Matter Physics and Biophysics
- Elementary Particle Physics / High Energy Physics
- Nuclear Physics
In addition to these areas, individual faculty members have interests in other areas of physics, such as Biocomplexity, Network Theory, and Quantum Computing. Many active collaborations exist between physicists in these and other areas. It is not uncommon to find astrophysicists working with high-energy physicists or physicists working with computer scientists or biochemists or mathematicians.
Research Experience for Undergraduates
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