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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

  • 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.

  • Saurav Aryal
    Research Assistant, Lowell Center for Space Science and Technology

    Before, during and after the eclipse, Saurav Aryal will use a custom-built instrument to record images of the upper atmosphere.

  • Supriya  Chakrabarti
    Physics

    If there’s a planet around a nearby star, physics Prof. Supriya Chakrabarti wants to take a picture of it.