• Quantum materials research at GT Physics
  • SimonSwordy Outstanding VERITAS Contribution Award 2019
  • Simulations show the birth of massive black holes, published in Nature
  • A surprising discovery in the field of 2D materials, published in Nature Materials
  • Catalog of cosmic cataclysms helps establish Gravitational Wave Astronomy
Welcome

The School of Physics offers programs of study leading to B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. degrees. The School is comprised of 44 faculty members, 225 undergraduate majors (one of the largest programs in the United States) and 130 graduate students.

The Howey Physics Building is comprised of 26,000 sq. ft. of instructional space (classrooms and laboratories), 156,000 sq. ft. of research laboratory space, and adequate office space for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students and visitors.

Undergraduate

With a degree from the Georgia Tech School of Physics, you'll have the tools you need to succeed whether you decide to go to graduate school or into the industry after graduation. The Bachelor of Science in Physics prepares students for physics graduate programs while the Bachelor of Science in Applied Physics is better suited for entry into industry or preparation for graduate study in some other discipline.

The School of Physics also offers Astrophysics Certificate and Astrophysics Concentration.

Graduate

The graduate program in the School of Physics provides the background and training needed to conduct and complete high quality, world-recognized research. Moreover, owing to the experiences we offer for supervised teaching of undergraduate laboratory courses, graduate students from diverse backgrounds develop into creative physicists who can function effectively in educational, industrial or government laboratory settings. Successful completion of the Ph.D. program in Physics requires (a) completion of course work, (b) participation in seminars and Special Problems, (c) acceptance into Ph.D. candidacy, and (d) thesis research.

Events

Job Opportunities

  • Faculty Position - Tenured/Tenure Track Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics [see more]
  • Faculty Position - Tenured/Tenure Track Quantum Condensed Matter Physics [see more]

News

This release by Christopher Crockett first appeared on

Jul 24 2020

Two College of Sciences students are among 10 Institute recipients of a newly-established

Jul 02 2020

Solid materials have all kinds of qualities, but not all of them are completely understood by sci

Jun 11 2020

Despite the current worries and stressors facing researchers because of the Covid-19 pandemic, an

Jun 02 2020