Columbia University Department of Physics

The Physics Department is located in Pupin Hall on Columbia University's Morningside Heights Campus in New York City. The department has about 35 faculty who teach and carry out research in the fields of: astrophysics, condensed matter physics, high energy nuclear physics, high energy particle physics, and atomic, molecular, and optical physics. We have about 20 undergraduate physics majors and 100 graduate students in the department per year. The department's research is carried out on-campus in the Pupin Laboratories, Schapiro Hall, at the nearby Nevis Laboratories, and at many off-campus laboratories and sites. The richness of educational opportunities offered at the department is based upon a long and distinguished tradition of teaching and research. Columbia graduates, along with many scientists who spent their formative years here, have gone on to make extraordinary contributions to science as researchers, teachers, and intellectual leaders.

Date announcement was posted: 10-17-2018
Professor Brian Metzger has been awarded a New Horizons in Physics Prize.  Brian’s award is accompanied by...
Date announcement was posted: 10-03-2018
Arthur Ashkin (CC 1947) has won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his groundbreaking research in laser physics.Dr. Ashkin...
Date announcement was posted: 09-27-2018
Dmitri Basov, Professor of Physics and Director of Columbia’s Energy Frontiers Research Center, will receive the...
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"Magic Angle Bilayer Graphene"

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