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Research combines your knowledge and skills from the classroom and applies them to the real world.

We offer cutting-edge research experiences to our physics majors. You have the opportunity to work alongside talented faculty to research the topics that inspire you.

Over the last five years, the department faculty members have published more than 70 peer reviewed articles in reputed journals, and made more than 100 presentations in prestigious conferences. ISU physics faculty members also have an exceptional track record of securing external funding - a total amount ~ $2M secured in the last five years. Some of the faculty/research accomplishments are highlighted below. For more information, please visit individual research group pages.

Faculty/Research Spotlights


Research Groups