A team of scientists at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute has successfully achieved a milestone five years in the making — generating the first electrons from their highly innovative c
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Welcome to the Department of Physics
Studying physics encourage critical thinking and problem solving, while helping you understand everything around you – and how it all works. Whether you are a physics major or merely looking for an exciting option to fulfill your quantitative sciences requirement, we have courses for you!
From beginning to end, we can help! Our advisors can help you choose classes, understand degree program requirements, and stay up-to-date on university and department policies and procedures. Consistent meetings with your advisor will ensure you’re on track.
Our nationally recognized faculty are members of prestigious science organizations and are published in leading scientific journals. They conduct innovative research in various aspects of physics, and their acclaimed work has elevated ASU’s position as a premier institution.
Recent news from the department
Patricia Rankin, Physics Department Chair, has been featured on Zippia’s Future of the Job Market Report.
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