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Department of Physics and Astronomy


Jones Physical Science Building

About

Our students benefit from our internationally recognized faculty who are engaged in world-class researchOur ties to several national and international laboratories and physics-related industries, as well as our interdisciplinary efforts provide students with access to cutting-edge research in almost all areas of contemporary physics. The research opportunities and classroom instruction we provide pay off, too. We have an excellent record of launching our undergraduate and graduate degree recipients in rewarding jobs, with the majority of them going on to successful careers in research, academia and industry all over the world.

 

Quantum Leap

Every year we publish our department magazine, Quantum Leap. It includes updates about research, alumni and current students. You can read the most recent issue [pdf] or you can get on our mailing list by updating your alumni profile or emailing Sam Beals at beals@mailbox.sc.edu.