Experimental & Theoretical Physics
The Department of Physics at the University of Nevada, Reno specializes in atomic, molecular, optical and chemical physics, high energy density and plasma physics, condensed matter physics, and atmospheric sciences. Faculty and students benefit from close collaborations with national and international laboratories.
Department News & Upcoming Events
- Spring 2017 registration has already began. For any enrollment questions or conflicts with registration, including waiving prerequisites or changing a lab, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. In your email, be sure to include your full name, NSHE ID, class and/or lab section number.
- ATTENTION STUDENTS TAKING PHYS 151, 152, 180, 181, and 182 LABS: Per new policy, there will be no make-up labs.
- Goudsmit Conference Room Calendar
Dr. Heather Holmes discusses how she is creating weather models to study air pollution to bring about improvements in human health.
The Department of Physics offers undergraduate and graduate degrees with numerous areas of specialty such as molecular physics, molecular, astronomy and more.
The Nevada Terawatt Facility is the department's premier experiment facility.