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Society of Physics Students at the UofM Department of Physics and Materials Science wins Distinguished chapter Award

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Jingbiao Cui

Welcome to the Department of Physics and Materials Science at The UofM

Our goal is to advance scientific knowledge and innovation while at the same time educating the next generation of talented scientists. Our dedicated faculty supports this mission with cutting-edge research, unique programs, and a supportive learning environment. Chair's Message


Tenure-Track Faculty Positions

The Department of Physics and Materials Science at the University of Memphis is seeking highly qualified individuals for two tenure-track faculty positions in Astrophysics and Biophysics, at the assistant professor level, to begin in Fall 2018. Visit the UofM WorkforUM website for more information.


Society of Physics Students (SPS) Distinguished Chapter

Department of Physics and Materials Science SPS receives distinguished chapter awardThe UofM Society of Physics Students has earned the designation of a Society of Physics Students Distinguished Chapter. Check out the letter on the SPS awards page.


 

NSF Grant recipients

Dr. Xiao Shen Dr. Jingbaio Cui Dr. Thang Ba Hoang

Three of our faculty have been awarded NSF grants for projects which starts July 1st 2017 through June 30th 2020. Drs. Shen & Cui would work on a project titled "Silicon Telluride, A 2D Material with Unique Variable Structure." Dr. Hoang, the third recipient would work on a project titled "Directional Superradiant Light Emission-Near-Zero Plasmonic Nanochannels." Find out more about the grants and projects here


Drs. Narahari Achar and John Hanneken

Department of Physics and Materials Science News and Highlights

Follow the Department of Physics and Materials Science faculty and students in their research, presentations, travels and accomplishments.  Read More