Welcome to the Department of Physics Graduate Program web page! The Graduate Program offers students a comprehensive graduate education in physics and the opportunity to engage in research with internationally-recognized groups. We offer the Ph.D. in Physics and a combined Physics Ph.D./Computational Science M.S. degree. We are located in the Mathematics & Science Center (built in 2002), where state-of-the-art research, teaching, and support facilities augment our strong commitment to graduate education.
Research. Physics researchers benefit from close interdisciplinary interactions and collaborative opportunities with other graduate programs and research centers at the University. The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is also located in the Math and Science Center Building, and the Department of Chemistry and the Emerson Center for Scientific Computation are located across the street. Researchers that are part of Emory's renowned School of Medicine are a short walk away.Find more details about our research groups that focus on:
Teaching. Participation in Emory's Teaching Assistant Training and Teaching Opportunity (TATTO) Program for three semesters introduces students to current pedagogical techniques and practices. Students gain first-hand experience by being instructors for one of our undergraduate laboratory courses, and by working closely with a faculty member as a co-teacher for one semester in a Physics lecture course. Other teaching opportunities are available on a competitive basis (PRISM and ORDER).
Our students are drawn from around the
world. The graduate student offices and work spaces
in the Math & Science Center are spacious, and each
student receives a computer for their desk. The Physics
graduate-student-run Young Emory Physicists Club organizes
Department get-togethers, as well
as student events on campus. In addition to
the research opportunities in Physics, and Emory's
outstanding academic reputation, students are attracted by
the multitude of cultural and recreational activities
offered by Atlanta, a progressive, cosmopolitan city that
is described aptly as the "Jewel of the
South". With the
world's busiest airport, Atlanta is
in convenient reach of most national and international destinations. The area around Emory is easily accessible with free Emory shuttles and excellent public transportation, and it features affordable housing around Atlanta's prestigious Druid Hills neighborhood.
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