University of Minnesota
School of Physics & Astronomy

Physics Research Programs

Physics faculty and students engage in theoretical and experimental research that spans most of the central topics of modern physics. Major research areas include:

Research is also carried out by faculty in other departments at the University. Professors who are members of the Graduate Faculty in Physics can direct the research of physics graduate students.Selected faculty in other departments around the University are members of the Graduate Faculty in Physics. They may direct the research of graduate students in physics toward M.S. or Ph.D. degrees in physics.