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Faculty encourage students to assist with their research.


Prepare yourself for a career in physics by pursuing original research.

Our Department of Physics encourages you to pursue research that you find fascinating. Our graduate program provides a sound background in the fundamentals of physics through intensive course work in core subjects as well as an opportunity to develop your individual interests through a selection of electives. Our state-of-the-art labs allow you to conduct experiments on dozens of different topics, from optical properties of quantum well devices to particle dynamics simulations. With this solid education behind you, you’ll be poised to become a key contributor in physics, astronomy, medicine, engineering and many other fields.

Contact Information

Department Chairperson: Mim Lal Nakarmi

Location: 3438 Ingersoll Hall
Phone: 718.951.5418
Fax: 718.951.4407