UH physics faculty members serve on national peer-review panels to evaluate competitive research grants and edit prestigious scientific journals. Students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty interact to create a research-intensive atmosphere.
EMU is located in a large vibrant tech region with hundreds of laboratories and universities offering both collaborative and employment opportunities in fields supported by our Physics and Astronomy Department.
The University of Connecticut is consistently ranked the Number 1 Public University in New England. The University’s first Physical Review article was published in 1899, and the first physics course was taught in 1918.