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NEWS AND FEATURES

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Graduate Student Sueli Skinner-Ramos was awarded the NSF Non-Academic Research Internship for Graduate Student ($44K). Sueli will spend next 3 months at Sandia Nat'al Lab to perform her Ph.D. research. Congrats, Sueli.

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Astrophysicist Involved in First Detection Using Both Gravitational Waves and Electromagnetic Waves Learn More

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Prof. Lee appointed Interim Chair of the Department of Physics & Astronomy   Learn More

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Our congratulations to Prof. Akchurin on being appointed college's new associate dean of research   Learn More

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Three new faculty join the TTU Physics & Astronomy in fall 2018. Profs. RomanoScaringi, and Whitbeck, welcome to the department!

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Prof. Maccarone was awarded the 2018 President's Excellence in Research Professorship  Learn More

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Prof. Corsi has been promoted to the rank of Associate Professor with Tenure, effective Sep 1st, 2018

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Profs. Lee and Grave De Peralta have been promoted to the rank of Full Professor, effective Sep 1st, 2018

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Madeline Lockhart (sophomore) wins prestigious Goldwater scholarship, an award designed to encourage research careers in science, engineering and math  Texas Tech Today, A&S News

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Michael Holcomb was awarded TTU Doctoral Dissertation Completion Fellowship. Michael is working with Dr. Blawzdziewicz on biophysics.

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Sigma Pi Sigma website has been launched Learn More

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New issue of the PHYSICS@TTU newsletter has been published Learn More

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Texas Tech Astronomy Physics Group Celebrates Observation of Gravitational Waves Learn More

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 Texas Tech High Energy Physics Group Celebrates Announcement of Nobel Prize in Physics Learn More

OUR VISION

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The Texas Tech Physics & Astronomy Department is committed to achieving important research while still providing a high quality of education for our students at the undergraduate and graduate level. We have five active areas of research. For descriptions of current research topics at TTU, click Research Topics in each research area.

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JOB OPENINGS

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Texas Tech University is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

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