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
The Department of Physics & Astronomy at TTU consists of over 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.