Department of Physics
Advancing physics through excellence in teaching and research so that people can understand the world around us, inside of us, and beyond us
The Department of Physics at Kansas State University is built around highly productive faculty members with teaching and research expertise. Research is conducted in our department and other world-class facilities such as Fermi National Lab, CERN, DESY (German Electron Synchrotron), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab providing students a wide variety of experiences.
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Recent News and Announcements
Physics Majors Receive Undergraduate Research Scholarships
Undergraduate major Koby Harding selected as a member of the 28th cohort of McNair Scholars
Physics PhD candidate Lindsay Morris one of 10 graduate students earn honors at K-State's Research and the State
Artem Rudenko named Cortelyou-Rust Chair in physics department
Meet Our Accomplished Faculty
Our faculty conduct research in atomic, molecular and optical physics, in condensed, soft and biological matter physics, in cosmology and high-energy physics, and physics education.