Catalyst for innovative research in Physics and Materials Science, Education, and Training.
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
The 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
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
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