We are a growing, internationally recognized department with strong research and academic programs. Our well-published faculty members lead research projects funded by the federal government and industry.
How You Will Learn
Our faculty utilize a combination of active learning, Socratic method, and hands-on learning techniques to fully engage students in their physics education. Professors offer research opportunities in their federally and industry funded labs.
Physics PhD/ Graduate Program
Student Co-Curricular Work
Learning Assistant Program at RU-N, Fall 2018
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 Caryn Sarnicki.
Dr. Claudiu Stan Publishes in Nature Communications.
Dr. Claudiu Stan and his collaborators made consecutive crystal diffraction measurements in less than a millionth of a second, using the world’s most advanced X-ray laser in Germany.
Friday Physics Seminars
Fridays at 11:30am Smith Hall room 206. Weekly seminars on an array of physics topics given by top academic minds and industry professionals.