Thank you for visiting our web site. The Department of Physics at the University of New Orleans offers a BS in Physics, an MS in Applied Physics and an interdisciplinary PhD in Engineering and Applied Science. In addition to the core Physics curriculum, the department also offers several courses for non-majors including astronomy, conceptual physical science and the physics of music. Check out the links above to find out more about our department as well as research and educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students.
Undergraduate student Britt helps summer high school student Daniel with his summer project, “Microprocessor-controlled Capacitive Discharge Spot Welder.” Daniel was part of the Advanced Materials Research Institute’s Summer Research Program and worked in Dr. Stokes’ lab.Download a copy of our brochure!
EINSTIEN WEEK 2016RESCHEDULED!Due to bad weather and localized flooding near the university, we have rescheduled for Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 7:00 pm. Public LectureHearing Black Holes Collide in LouisianaDr. Joseph Giaime Observatory HeadLaser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO)Find out about gravitational waves, black holes, Albert Einstein and how Louisiana helped make one of the most significant scientific discoveries of the century!more information...PHYSICS CLUB MEETINGThe Physics Club has regular meetings on Tuesdays at noon in room 2100 of the Science Building. All majors are welcome.Click here for more information on the Physics Club.The Physics Department regular weekly seminar is on Wednesday, at 3:00 pm in Room 1053 of the Science building. Seminar Schedule