College of Letters & Sciences
Physics students studying

Physics

Contact Information

Steve Sahyun
Department Chair & Professor
Phone: (262) 472-5113
Location: Upham Hall 157
Patricia Filipiak
Academic Department Associate
Phone: 262-472-1067
Location: Upham Hall 151

Physics

Physics offers challenging, exciting, and productive careers. As a career, physics covers many specialized fields -- from acoustics, astronomy, and astrophysics to medical physics, geophysics, and vacuum sciences.  Physics Department Mission Statement.

Coming in Spring 2021 -- Iceland Travel Study

Iceland Waterfall

Travel to Iceland, May 23-30, 2021 to learn about and experience the Geology of volcanos, northern lights, glaciers and geysers and the Physics behind them. 

Register for Physics 491 or Geology 491 (4 credits-GL).  Some funding may be possible through the Undergraduate Research Program. 

Application deadline:  December 11, 2020. 


Coating medical implants using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma

Coating medical implants using Atmospheric Pressure Plasma