Physics (PhD)

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Degree Requirements

Background Coursework
Quantum Mechanics I
Core Courses12
Select four PY 700-level courses approved in conjunction with the academic committee 1
Qualifying Exams12
Statistical Physics I
Quantum Mechanics II
Advanced Classical Mechanics I
Advanced Electricity and Magnetism I
Elective Courses12
"Elective Courses" may include PY 500-level and 700-level courses, physics-related courses in other departments, or courses required for a minor
Additional Courses36
Research Courses
Doctoral Preliminary Examination
Doctoral Dissertation Research 2
Dissertation
Doctoral Dissertation Preparation
Total Hours72

Faculty

  • Harald Ade
  • David E. Aspnes
  • Robert J. Beichner
  • Jerzy Bernholc
  • John Michael Blondin
  • John D. Brown
  • Laura I. Clarke
  • Karen E. Daniels
  • William L. Ditto
  • Daniel B. Dougherty
  • Carla Frohlich
  • Robert Golub
  • Kenan Gundogdu
  • Hans D. Hallen
  • Paul R. Huffman
  • Chueng Ryong Ji
  • James P. Kneller
  • Gail C. McLaughlin
  • Lubos Mitas
  • Robert Riehn
  • Christopher M. Roland
  • Maria C. Sagui
  • Thomas M. Schaefer
  • John E. Thomas
  • Mithat Unsal
  • Keith R. Weninger
  • Albert R. Young
  • Matthew Piron Green
  • Alexander Kemper
  • Divine Philip Kumah
  • Shuang Fang Lim
  • Richard Leigh Longland
  • Hong Wang
  • Julio Monti Belmonte
  • Rongmon Bordoloi
  • Mary Williard Elting
  • Corey Michael Jones
  • Sebastian Konig
  • Sharonda Leblanc
  • Katherine Jean Mack
  • Vladimir Skokov
  • Dali Sun
  • Jason Russell Bochinski
  • Kazimierz Borkowski
  • Abay Dinku
  • Daniel Jacob Doucette
  • Brand Irving Fortner
  • Keith Heyward
  • Parminder Kaur
  • John H. Kelley
  • Hayen Leendert
  • Kent Leung
  • Wenchang Lu
  • Vijaya Mehta
  • Zodiac T. Webster
  • Ruth W. Chabay
  • Kwong T. Chung
  • James W. Cook Jr.
  • Stephen R. Cotanch
  • William Robert Davis
  • Donald C. Ellison
  • Raymond Earl Fornes
  • Christopher Robert Gould
  • David G. Haase
  • Karen L. Johnston
  • Fred Lado Jr.
  • Jacqueline Krim
  • George W. Parker III
  • Richard R. Patty
  • Stephen Reynolds
  • Phillip J. Stiles