Department of Physics

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We're Looking for Talent!  

Position Open:  Computational Physicist  


Why study Physics? Physics is a fundamental science that is the basis of all sciences from chemistry, engineering, to medicine. What do physicists do?  We ask questions such as what is matter made of? The answers we get from our theoretical models and high-energy experiments are applied to study microscopic and macroscopic properties of matter, to diagnose, treat, and manage diseases and disorders, and to study the origin and evolution of the entire universe.

Small class sizes, world-class research, and individual attention - that is what you will get at the Department of Physics at Fresno State.  Come join us!

ColloquiumOur Next Colloquium: 

Friday, March 16 in Peters Building 428 at 2PM  - Functional Analysis and Mathematical Physics Interdepartmental Research Group (FAMP) "Talk 4: on a Spectral Gap Characterization and other Spectral Features Inherent to Scalar Type Spectral Operators"  --  See the full Spring 2018 schedule.