Department of Physics


Welcome to the Physics Department!

The FSU Physics Department offers research programs that are well-funded, diverse, and provide a breadth of learning and teaching experience to over 300 graduate and undergraduate students. Ranked in the top five by the Joint Task Force on Undergraduate Physics Programs and named among the best in the nation for Graduate Physics by U.S. News and World Report, the department is comprised of over 60 faculty members specializing in condensed matter, nuclear, high-energy, atomic, bio-, and astrophysics. The Physics Department also houses unique experimental facilities such as the John D. Fox Nuclear Accelerator Laboratory and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, which is the largest and highest powered magnet lab in the world.

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Upcoming Events

  • Physics Colloquium: Thursday, November 16 3:30, UPL 101. "Fermilab and the Foundations of the Standard Model", Dan Green
  • Astrophysics Seminar: Wednesday, November 15, 11:45-12:45, KEN 621. Presentation by Sudeshna Chakraborty
  • High Energy Physics Seminar: Friday, November 17, 1:30, KEN 503. Harrison Prosper "Mono-Higgs, Inclusive Jets, and All That"
  • Nuclear Physics Seminar Friday, November 17, 2:30-3:30, Keen 701, "Nuclear Astrophysics in the new era of multi-messenger Astronomy," Jorge Piekarewicz
  • Graduate Seminar Friday, November 17, 5:00, Keen 701. 
    Experimental condensed matter and materials physics 1," Gao et. al.
  • Condensed Matter Science Seminar  (Friday at 3:00, B101 MagLab) (TBD)
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