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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.

Department Highlights

CSU students attended the SPS Physics Congress

The Little Shop of Physics was invited to do a hands-on science workshop with hundreds of Physics faculty members and undergraduates from around the country at the Society of Physics Students Physics

Celebration of Faculty and Staff Milestones

Every year, Colorado State University celebrates employees achieving a decade of service of more. Congratulations to all who have reached a Milestone year of service this academic year, and thank you for

Spotlight on Colorado State University QuarkNet Center

CSU was featured in the Quarknet Friday flyer! Below is an excerpt from the event: The CSU crew was able to meet once again in-person for their 2021 workshop after meeting virtually

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


Little Shop of Physics announces a new director – Heather Michalak

The well-known Little Shop of Physics tye-dyed shirt is being handed off to the next director of this influential outreach program – Heather Michalak.

Little Shop of Physics to host outdoor Spring Science Extravaganza April 23

Join CSU’s Little Shop of Physics for an on-campus, family-friendly day of interactive science.

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



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Mailing Address

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


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