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
Dr. Neepa Maitra Joins Physics Department at Rutgers Newark
Theoretical Physicist, Dr. Neepa Maitra, will join the Physics Department at Rutgers Newark Fall 2019
Dr. Maitra is a world-reknowned expert in electronic structure theory and dynamics, and her lab is already accepting students!
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.