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. At Colorado State University, a degree in physics is preparation for a dynamic career in a wide range of fields – from engineering to astronomy to nanotechnology to medicine. It is preparation for life as a scientist.
The day will feature over 300 family-friendly science activities and presentations.
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.
Take a look back at key moments in the history of the College of Natural Sciences.
Dr. Mingzhong Wu, along with fellow researchers, discovered a major advancement in physics that could mean more energy efficient magnetic storage.