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 Knight Campus Graduate Internship Program is a master’s program that combines focused lab and course work with a 9-month paid internship and professional development training to help students launch real careers in physics and engineering.
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
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.
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.