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UMass Lowell will resume on-campus instruction, research and campus life for Fall 2020. View the plan for more info.

Programs in Physics

UMass Lowell's Department of Physics has an undergraduate major that results in a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree and two graduate degree programs: Master of Science (M.S.) and Doctorate in Physics (Ph.D.). Follow the links for more information about these programs and to see the course listings. See where a degree in Physics can take you.

Meet Our Faculty and Students

  • Paul Song
    Professor, Physics

    An expert in geophysics and solar plasma physics, Paul Song directs UMass Lowell’s Space Science Laboratory.

  • Silas Laycock
    Physics

    Silas Laycock researches black holes, neutron stars and time-domain astrophysics.

  • Robert Giles
    Physics

    Bob Giles' Submillimeter Wave Technology Laboratory brings in $5 million per year and his biomedical imaging research will help cancer patients, but its his work in Haiti that is close to his heart.

  • George Geddes
    Research Assistant, Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology

    George Geddes will be among the hundreds of scientists in Carbondale, Ill., to view and conduct experiments during the eclipse.