Department of Physics

Why Study Physics at Baylor?

Graduate and undergraduate students in physics at Baylor University experience the benefits of a major American university, large enough to support a superior academic program while still allowing opportunities only available within a close-knit community of scholars. With excellent facilities housed in the Baylor Science Building, the department faculty and staff members are dedicated to help our students for their successes in our program and for their future.

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Graduate Programs

Graduate students in physics at Baylor University experience can experience cutting-edge research opportunities in a wide variety of physics areas. If you are looking for a graduate program in physics where class size is conducive to learning and professors are readily available, then the graduate program at Baylor University might be a good match for you.

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Undergraduate Programs

Baylor offers exciting undergraduate programs in physics, astronomy, and astrophysics. Taught by a committed and caring faculty, students in Baylor's Department of Physics study some of the most exciting aspects of the universe.

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News

Baylor Mourns Passing of Beloved Baylor Professor, Master Teacher Robert Packard
Jan. 7, 2019
WACO, Texas (Jan. 7, 2019) – Baylor University is mourning the passing of beloved Professor Emeritus of Physics and Master Teacher Robert G. Packard – “Waco’s Mr. Wizard,” as one newspaper called him – who blazed a unique trail for nearly 60 years in how thousands of students related to physics. Dr. Packard died Jan. 5 in Waco at the age of 94.
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Baylor graduate student, Jingyi Yang, awarded the 2019 Scholarship from the international society for optics and photonics (SPIE)
Jun. 4, 2019
Baylor graduate student, Jingyi Yang, from the Dr. Howard Lee's group is selected as one of the six who are awarded the 2019 Scholarship from the international society for optics and photonics (SPIE). Congratulations!
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Seven Baylor physics majors moving on to their next chapters
May 17, 2019
It is always nice to see our physics students graduating and moving on to their next career paths. This May, seven students completed our program. Congratulations!
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Baylor physicists well represented at the 2019 March and April APS meetings
Apr. 23, 2019
APS annually organizes national meetings in March and April covering a wide variety of physics topics. As usual, many of Baylor physicists attended these meetings and gave a series of talks.
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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS

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Waco, TX 76798-7316

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