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Welcome to the Department of Physics

Rutgers University-Newark

@PhysicsRutgers

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Graduate Programs

MS & PhD in Experimental or Theoretical Physics
 
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Undergraduate Programs

Physics (B.A, Minor) and Applied Physics (B.A.)
 

Awards

DR. DIANE JAMMULA WINS THE PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN TEACHING

This award honors non-tenure-track, full-time faculty members who have demonstrated outstanding teaching skills in classroom instruction, curriculum development, or mentoring.

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Faculty

Dr. Xuejian Wu joins Rutgers Physics as an Assistant Professor Spring 2021.

Dr. Wu arrives from UC Berkeley with an interest in advancing quantum sensors to new regimes, with unprecedented sensitivity, miniaturized size, turn-key operations, and versatile functions.

Faculty

Dr. Li Zhu Joins Rutgers Physics as an Assistant Professor Fall 2021.

Dr. Li Zhu will join the Rutgers, physics faculty from the Carnegie Institute of Science.  Dr. Zhu brings with him a passion for materials informatics and computational materials design.

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Student Co-Curricular Work

Learning Assistant Program at RU-N, Fall 2020

Top undergraduates in STEM work in the courses they have successfully completed.  Learning Assistant have special status among science and math majors. To apply contact Josh Rutberg.

Awards

Rutgers University Recognizes Excellence in the Physics Department

The Physics Department was honored with awards in both research and teaching. Making it the most decorated department for the 2020-2021 academic year.

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Physics Colloquium

Fridays at 11:30am Smith Hall room 241.  Weekly seminars on an array of physics topics given by top academic minds and industry professionals.

 

Student Achievement

Doralia Castillo Receives Research Fellowship

Physics Club President, Ms. Castillo will conduct research in experimental & theoretical fluid mechanics at Cal-Tech's Wave Fellows Summer Research Program with Dr. Beverley McKeon's Group.

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Physics

Smith Hall Room 211
101 Warren St.
Newark, NJ 07102
United States

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Faculty

Xuejian Wu

Xuejian Wu

Assistant Professor

Neepa Maitra

Neepa Maitra

Professor

Teng Fei

Teng Fei

Assistant Professor

Claudiu Stan

Claudiu Stan

Assistant Professor