Missouri S&T Research Centers

Department Research Labs

Undergraduate Research

Current Physics Research

Atomic physics

Atomic physics is a long-standing active field of study in our department. It is focused on both experimental and theoretical studies of the fundamental aspects of quantum mechanics by investigating systems which consist of just a hand-full of atoms. Learn more... 

Condensed matter physics

Condensed matter physics addresses the behavior of the large collection of atoms. Particular areas of interest include quantum phase transitions, topological insulators, electronic, thermal and mechanical properties of advanced materials. Learn more...


Astrophysics is the latest addition to our department's research areas. The goal of astrophysics is to answer fundamental questions about our universe through observations of celestial phenomena and theoretical investigations. Research at S&T focuses on multi-messenger astrophysics and observational cosmology. Learn more...