Department of Physics and Astronomy




Department Highlights

  • Prof. Nikolas Podraza and Prof. Robert Collins receive a 2-year grant from Office of Naval Research to investigate the deposition of hydrogenated silicon thin-films for photovoltaics
  • Congratulations to all undergraduate Physics & Astronomy majors who made the Dean's list in Fall 2015!
  • Prof. Victor Karpov has been awarded a three-year grant by Semiconductor Research Corporation to investigate the fundamental physics underlying resistive switching random access memory (RRAM).
  • UT REU student Mikhael Semaan (Prof. J. Amar, advisor) receives 1st place Helen Quinn Award for Undergraduate Theory at 2015 APS Far West Section Meeting
  • Dedication ceremony honors UT planetarium's first director Helen Brooks as well as CNSM Dean Karen Bjorkman, who was named the first recipient of the Helen Luedtke Brooks Endowed Professorship of Astronomy
  • Professor Rupali Chandar receives grant award to study stellar clusters
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