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.
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.
George Mason University is the largest public research university in Northern Virginia and is located right outside of Washington DC. The Department of Physics and Astronomy has strong collaborations with national research institutions in the region.
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