Texas Tech University

Research Areas

Overview

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 the following active areas of research. For descriptions of current research topics at TTU, click Research Topics in each research area.

Theoretical Physics

Condensed Matter Physics
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Estreicher, Dr. Myles, Dr. Sanati

Gravitational Physics
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Owen

Experimental Physics

Astronomy & Astrophysics
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Corsi, Dr. Maccarone, Dr. Owen, Dr. Sand

Bio Physics
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Huang

Condensed Matter Physics
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Robert Duncan, Dr. Grave de Peralta, Dr. Kaye

High Energy Physics
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Akchurin, Dr. Kunori, Dr. Lee, Dr. Volobouev, Dr. Wigmans

Physics Education
Research Topics
Faculty Members: Dr. Lamp, Dr. Thacker

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General Information

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at TTU consists of 20 full-time faculty members and a number of joint/adjunct appointments from other TTU departments. Faculty pursue experimental or theoretical work independently and in collaboration with other university departments, as well as national and industrial laboratories.

Undergraduate Student Research

Center for Undergraduate Research

Graduate Student Research

TTU Physics Ph.D. Dissertations

Department of Physics and Astronomy