The Washington University Department of Physics balances a rigorous academic environment with myriad opportunities for research, learning, and debate, alongside supportive resources that give each of our students the tools they need to thrive.
Graduate students in our department are actively engaged in frontier research using state-of-the-art equipment with internationally recognized faculty mentors, and in establishing excellent independent research practices for their future careers.
The graduate program in Physics currently has approximately 85 students, 40 standing faculty, 12 emeritus faculty, and more than 20 postdoctoral fellows and research scientists, plus visiting scholars and full-time scientific support staff.
Physics grad students at UMass Boston may pursue MS/PhD research in Biomedical Optics, Cancer Biophysics, Neuroscience, Soft Active Matter, Biological Physics, Quantum Foundations, Quantum Information, Atomic Physics, and Quantum Many-Body Physics.
The University of Arizona James C. Wyant College of Optical Sciences (OSC) is one of the premier educational and research institutions in optics and photonics worldwide, educating more students in optical sciences than any other prorgram in the U.S.