Skip to Content


Research in the Department of Physics at the University of Oregon covers a wide range of subjects, including:

Centers, Institutes and Facilities

Much of the research in Physics is fostered by several research institutes. The institutes most closely associated with physics are

Research associated with the centers and institutes mentioned above is interdisciplinary and it is not unusual to find graduate students in physics studying under faculty members in other departments, particularly Biology, Chemistry, Geological Sciences and Mathematics.