Physics and applied physics explore the universe we inhabit, from the infinitesimal to the infinite, from the quantum to the cosmic, by studying light, matter and energy.
Research: Merging Technology with Science
Research lies at the heart of our department, with expenditures totaling over $10 million annually.
Work alongside our world-class faculty in a diverse array of experimental, computational and theoretical research as you prepare for stimulating careers in academia, industry and government.
Meet Our Students
Double River Hawk Cassia Fontes’ work with the Radiation Safety Office has set her apart in the job market.
Shanice Kelly is a leader in multiple campus clubs because she wants to get more students of color involved in STEM, especially space science programs.
Triple River Hawk Rigel Cappallo ’13, ’16, ’19 went from pianist to physicist.
Francesca Kamwa ’21 nearly dropped out when her father died. Thanks to support from UML faculty, she’s now applying to medical schools.
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