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 graduating seniors, Catherine Arndt and Garrett Williams, selected for NSF graduate research fellowships
Apr. 30, 2019
Baylor University seniors - Garrett Williams, a physics and chemistry major, and Catherine Arndt, a physics major - have been selected to participate in the 2019 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program. Catherine will pursue her doctorate in the Applied Physics Graduate Program at Rice University, while Garrett will attend the Physics Ph.D. program at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champagne, the top-ranked university in the country for condensed matter physics. Congratulations!
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Dr. Howard Lee received the NSF MRI award to acquire an Ebeam lithography system
Mar. 6, 2019
Dr. Howard Lee received the NSF MRI award to acquire an Ebeam lithography system. Congratulations!
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Baylor graduate student, Jingyi Yang, awarded prestigious OSA Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Award
Mar. 6, 2019
Baylor graduate student, Jingyi Yang awarded prestigious OSA (Optical Society of America) Emil Wolf Outstanding Student Paper Award. Congratulations!
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Baylor postdoc, Dr. Joe Pastika, and graduate students, Caleb Smith and Chris Madrid, received prestigious scholarships/awards
Jan. 1, 2019
Baylor postdoc, Dr. Joe Pastika, and Baygraduate student, Caleb Smith and Chris Madrid, who work in the experiment high energy physics group, received prestigious scholarships/awards. Congratulations!
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