Due to CSU’s move to all virtual operations effective Monday, March 23rd, the staff in this office is now working remotely. To reach us please email: physics_reception@Mail.Colostate.edu.

About lab classes

Laboratory courses will continue to run through the end of the semester using remote technology. For more information, visit: natsci.colostate.edu/covid-19-faqs/laboratory-courses/

CSU Students at Fermilab:
Tyler Boone, Matt Hogan, and an 8-m Cosmic Ray Tagger module being lowered into place in the ICARUS detector at Fermilab
What are we working on?

Welcome to the Department of Physics at Colorado State University! Physics, the most fundamental of sciences, is the study of motion, matter and energy at scales ranging from the cosmological to subatomic. At CSU, you will receive a practical, hands-on, and individualized education at a leading research institution.

Department Highlights

CSU’s QuarkNet Center Highlighted

CSU’s QuarkNet Center was highlighted in the national newsletter. Nice work, team! Read the spotlight for more information here.

Professor Jim Sites honored as William R. Cherry Award Winner

The 2020 IEEE William Cherry Award to be presented at the 47th IEEE PVSC to Professor James Sites. Sites began his photovoltaics career 45 years ago with cells made by ion-beam sputtering of indium–tin–oxide

ICARUS chases a fourth neutrino

Professor Bob Wilson, deputy spokesperson of ICARUS, is on the team looking for the fourth neutrino. Learn more about the work being completed at Fermilab.

2020 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWIP)

Six undergraduate physics majors – Lena Bruno, Rachel Ericson, Stephanie Mazur, Lara O’Connor, Tommy Miller, and Erica Young – attended the 2020 Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics (CUWiP) that was held

News

You’re invited to the Little Shop of Physics Leap Day Open House, Feb. 29

The day will feature over 300 family-friendly science activities and presentations.

Improving solar cells’ back-contact is goal of $3.5 million DOE project

A CSU team is leading an effort to make cadmium-telluride solar cells even more efficient by focusing on a classic engineering bottleneck in their design.

Innovating throughout history: College of Natural Sciences

Take a look back at key moments in the history of the College of Natural Sciences.

Creating more energy efficient memory for the devices of the future

Dr. Mingzhong Wu, along with fellow researchers, discovered a major advancement in physics that could mean more energy efficient magnetic storage.

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Physical Address

124 Engineering Building
400 Isotope Drive

Mailing Address

Physics Department
1875 Campus Delivery
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO 80523-601

Phone

(970) 491-6206

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