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About the Department of Physics

We offer a highly personalized physics educational experience with world-class researchers preparing our students for future careers as scientists and engineers.


Our faculty is internationally recognized for their physics research. We have research programs in nuclear physics, condensed matter physics, nanophysics, astronomy, planetary science, computational astrophysics and biological physics. Both undergraduate and graduate students are an integral part of our research programs.


Our faculty take personal pride in educating students and involving them in research. We have a first-rate support staff that assists in all educational, research and outreach activities.


Department of Physics

Physical Address:
Engineering-Physics Rm 311

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive, MS 0903
Moscow, ID 83844-0903

Phone: 208-885-6380

Fax: 208-885-4055


Web: Department of Physics