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Department of Physics

The Department of Physics offers Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees in physics, including degrees with teacher certification, as well as Master’s of Science degrees in physics and in materials physics. An innovative, multidisciplinary PhD in Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (MSEC) is also available to students who continue beyond a Master's degree. Faculty in the department pursue a variety of exciting research interests with focus areas including materials physics, physics education research, and astronomy. The department also makes a strong effort to engage all students, both undergraduate and graduate, in supporting both the teaching and research missions of the department by offering multiple opportunities to contribute to our department as laboratory instructors, learning assistants, or student workers. For more information on particular aspects of the department, please explore our site and feel free to contact us with your questions.

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Astronomy Club - Weekly Meeting

Location:
Roy F Mitte (RFM); 3223
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Blagoy Rangelov
Campus Sponsor:
Physics

Do you walk outside at night and gaze up at the stars and wonder? Join like-minded star-gazers and galaxy-exploring enthusiasts.

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Observatory - Weekly Public Observing

Location:
Supple Science Building (SUPP); Roof
Cost:
N/A
Contact:
Aparajita Sengupta
Campus Sponsor:
Physics

Observations of celestial objects, astrophotography, learning about telescopes and more...

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Austin APS Local Link

Location:
Off Campus; BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse 10515 N Mopac Expy Austin, TX 78759
Cost:
free
Contact:
Hunter Close, 512.245.8103
Campus Sponsor:
Physics

Austin APS Local Link Networking Event

Wednesday, May 3 at 7:00 p.m.
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
10515 N Mopac Expy
Austin, TX 78759

Join us for a fun night of networking - we hope to see you there!

APS Local Link events are a great opportunity to connect with other area physicists from industry, national labs, and academia. Refreshments will be provided. This event is free to attend and open to all.

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