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The Department of Physics at Kansas State University is built around 30 highly productive faculty members whose research expertise here at K-State and world-class facilities such as Fermi National Lab, CERN, DESY (German Electron Synchrotron), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab  provides students a wide variety of research experiences.

These faculty members include

  • 10 American Physical Society Fellows,
  • two American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellows, and
  • two Carnegie Foundation CASE National Professors of the Year.

Junior faculty members have won National Science Foundation's (NSF) CAREER awards and DOE Outstanding Junior Investigator awards.

See what else our department has to brag about!

Read a welcome letter from our department head.

Earn a degree in Physics at K-State

Undergraduate

The highly-rigorous undergraduate program prepares graduates to be competitive in top graduate programs or for employment. The programs can lead to the Bachelor of Science or Arts degree, as well as a various dual majors and minors.

Graduate

The graduate program provides research opportunities in numerous fields including

This PhD program blends demanding coursework with cutting-edge research to prepare graduates for jobs in academia, industry, and government labs.

Our programs emphasize core academic competency and research excellence.

Contact us for more information about our programs

This week

Monday, August 10
Preliminary Oral Exam by Peyman Feizollah, CMS 
Field-Induced Modification of Metal Optical Properties
10:00 a.m. 

Tuesday, August 11
New GTA Orientation
CW 119 or Zoom
10:00 a.m.

Wednesday, August 12
Mechanics Department Exam
Zoom
9-11 a.m.

Electricity & Magnetism Department Exam
Zoom
2-4 p.m.

Thursday, August 13
Modern Physics Department Exam
Zoom
9-11 a.m.

Quantum Mechanics Department Exam
Zoom
2-4 p.m.

Friday, August 14
Thermal & Statistical Physics Department Exam
Zoom
9-11 a.m.

Faculty/Staff Zoom Meeting
3:00 pm  

News 

Prof. Jeremy Schmit's Work Published in Prestigious Journal

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