Public Observing Night
Sept. 20, 2019 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Theoretical high-energy faculty position available

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

Colloquium: Dylan Yost

“Precision Spectroscopy of Simple Atoms” Dylan Yost  Colorado State University Monday September 16th, 2019 at 4:00 PM 120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium) Hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, and the

Theoretical High-Energy Physics Faculty Position

The Department of Physics, Colorado State University, seeks to hire at least one tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in theoretical high-energy physics. Exceptional candidates will be considered for

Dr. Wu published in “Science Advances”

Dr. Wu’s group, in collaboration with CSU professor Dr. Field’s group, has recently published an article in Science Advances‘ August 2019 edition. The full paper, entitled “Magnetization switching using topological surface states,”

Colloquium: Mingzhong Wu

“Topological Insulator/Magnetic Insulator Heterostructures” Mingzhong Wu  Colorado State University Monday September 9th, 2019 at 4:00 PM 120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium) Recent years have witnessed a rapidly growing interest in topological insulators, not


Norm Buchanan shares award for outstanding contribution to High Energy Physics

Norm Buchanan, an associate professor in the Department of Physics, has shared in a prestigious honor from the European Physical Society for his contributions to high energy physics, the examination of the most fundamental building blocks of nature.

Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Celebration: Free event July 19

The Department of Physics at CSU will host a free, all-ages event at the Madison-Macdonald Observatory to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

The search for nothing at all

If discovered, neutrinoless double-beta decay would solve longstanding mysteries about the basic properties of neutrinos, which are among the most abundant but least understood particles in the universe.

Little Shop of Physics draws 8,000 visitors to annual open house

On Feb. 23, LSOP hosted its biggest ever open house, drawing a crowd of 8,000 visitors.




Find Us

04:00 PM
120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium)
04:00 PM
120 Engineering (Hammond Auditorium)

Physical Address

124 Engineering Building
400 Isotope Drive

Mailing Address

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


(970) 491-6206

Back to top of page