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 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.