The Pennsylvania State University is a multi-campus, land-grant, public research university that educates students from around the world and supports individuals and communities through integrated programs of teaching, research, and service.
Conventional liquid crystal displays were invented at the Liquid Crystal Institute at Kent State. Our graduate program is a small one, with fewer than ten students entering each fall, and our alumni are in high demand—both in industry and in academia
The Physics Department is made up of twenty-three faculty members, who conduct research in the areas of condensed matter (theory and experiment), particle physics (theory and experiment), biophysics, and astrophysics and cosmology.
The Physics Department has a faculty committed to teaching excellence while vigorously pursuing nationally and internationally recognized research in nanomaterials, particle physics, astrophysics, space physics, and nano-bio physics.
The University of Tennessee Department of Physics and Astronomy is a large, diverse department with a strong commitment to quality graduate and undergraduate education and world-class physics research.
We are leaders in several subfields of physics & astronomy. Our research foci include the origin and structure of the universe, the microscopic and macroscopic description of condensed matter and biological systems, and the physics of the environment