The Department of Physics at Colorado State University is home to 22 faculty members who maintain research programs in Atomic and Molecular Optics physics, Condensed Matter Physics, High-Energy Particle Physics and Particle Astrophysics, and Theoretical Physics. In addition to their involvement in world-class research, Department Faculty take pride in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and mentoring students in the research environment.
Outside The Classroom
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.
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.
On Feb. 23, LSOP hosted its biggest ever open house, drawing a crowd of 8,000 visitors.