The UTA Department of Physics will prepare you for a rewarding career with our innovative education and world-class research programs. These programs are led by highly esteemed faculty and conducted in top-notch facilities which equip students for careers in industry, research, or academia. We have many specialized undergraduate degree programs that offer an excellent foundation in physics, and our graduate programs provide advanced training in a collaborative research environment which has the Carnegie Classification's highest rating: R1 Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity. Research and education go hand-in-hand and all students are encouraged to become active in research early in their academic careers.

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Research Areas

• Astrophysics • Chaos and Nonlinear Physics • Condensed Matter Physics • High Energy and Nuclear Physics • Medical Biophysics • Nanostructured Magnetic Materials • Space Physics • Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics