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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.

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Department Highlights

Mingzhong Wu elected fellow of the American Physical Society

The American Physical Society has elected the Society’s 2021 Fellows including Mingzhong Wu. The APS Fellowship Program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions to the physics enterprise in physics research, important

Mark Bradley grant proposal selected for funding by National Science Foundation

A grant proposal from Mark Bradley of Colorado State University and Karl Ludwig of Boston University submitted to the National Science Foundation has just been selected for funding. The sponsored research will

Pumpkin Event Results

Thank you to all those who attended the pumpkin carving/painting event! Below are the results of the competition and please enjoy the photo gallery from the event! (click on the images to

Bob Wilson selected as Board Member for SURF Foundation

SURF Foundation selects new Board members The mission of the Sanford Underground Research Facility (SURF) Foundation is to support the advancement of world class science and inspiring learning across generations. Established in


Physics Professor Mingzhong Wu named Fellow of the American Physical Society

Mingzhong Wu, professor in the Department of Physics and Director of the Center for Advanced Magnetics, a Program of Research and Scholarly Excellence, has been named a Fellow of the American Physical Society.

Is there a fourth neutrino? New results from Fermilab say no

Assistant Professor Michael Mooney in the Department of Physics leads a team at CSU that works on the MicroBooNE neutrino experiment

College of Natural Sciences’ Professor Laureate Lecture and Awards Ceremony – December 2

Colorado State University’s College of Natural Sciences will recognize the achievements of its outstanding faculty members at this fall’s 2021 Professor Laureate Lecture and Teaching and Mentoring Awards. Robert Wilson, a professor in the Department of Physics, will give a lecture about his research on neutrinos.

Ph.D. students awarded national lab research opportunities

Three Ph.D. students at CSU received an award from the Office of Science Graduate Student Research to continue their research at national laboratory facilities around the country.



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