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Greetings from the Department Chair
Jingbiao Cui

Welcome to the Department of Physics at The University of Memphis. I would like to introduce you to our world-class researchers, friendly staff, talented and energetic faculty, state-of-the-art facilities and the broad opportunities available within our programs.

In addition to providing our students with an excellent education, we are unique in that we have many research opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students. Chair's Message

Job Announcement Physics

Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position

The Department of Physics at the University of Memphis invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in theoretical/computational physics with emphasis in condensed matter or materials physics to begin in Fall 2015. More Information

Apply NOW for the Robert R. Marchini Scholarship

Robert R. Marchini Scholarship

The Department of Physics is now accepting applications for the Robert R Marchini Scholarship. About the Scholarship

Brianna Howard and Elijah Tyler

TN-SCORE Sponsors MemphisCRESH Students

For the third consecutive summer, TN-SCORE has partnered with MemphisCRESH (College Research Experience for Students in High School) to provide research-based learning experiences at the University of Memphis to high school students. Read More

Department of Physics

About Physics

Physics is a broad and complex field that uses mathematical models of nature to explain the nature and behavior of all manner of physical systems from the smallest particles inside the nucleus to the entire universe in which we live.

The Department of Physics has an expert faculty that reflects the diversity of opportunities available within the discipline.

Research areas currently being investigated include astrophysics, solar physics, biomaterials, nanoscience, condensed matter physics, applications of fractional calculus, and molecular computing. Learn More

What can you do with a degree in Physics? Check out the opportunities.

Master of Science Program

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