• Congratulations!
  • 2017 Junior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
  • Congratulations to the newly promoted and tenured faculty of the School of Physics!
  • Gelation, Sous vide and Carmelization. March 4th, 10am, CULC 152
  • Tech plays role in one of the most significant discoveries in the world of physics this century.
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, 123 undergraduate majors (one of the largest programs in the United States) and 109 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

Apr
06

Explore the known universe, preview the Great American Eclipse of 2017 in a planetarium at Clough.

Apr
06

Award-winning meteorologist Glenn Burns talks about how a unique blend of science fact and fiction inspires generations of astronomers.

News

“It feels like the entire universe is within a sphere that is maybe within a couple metres’ radiu

Mar 28 2017

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was first published in the Winter 2017 issue of Philanthropy Quarte

Mar 23 2017

The appearance of supermassive black holes at the dawn of the universe has puzzled astronomers si

Mar 15 2017