All Physics Summer 2020 Classes and Labs Will All Be Offered Online Via Distance
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.
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.
The graduate program provides research opportunities in numerous fields including
- atomic, molecular and optical physics,
- condensed, soft and biological matter physics,
- high-energy physics, and
- physics education.
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.