Graduate Program Application Deadline for the Fall 2013 is June 1, 2013 for residents (the application for international students has passed).
Southern California Condensed Matter Theory Meeting
Spring Fellows Colloquium
PhysTEC Open House:
5th CNSM Faculty Research Symposium:
Congradulations to our Faculty:
Congratulations to our Alumni:
Congratulation to our SPS!
The CSULB Society of Physics Students (SPS) is recognized as 2012 Outstanding Chapter! Congratulation to the president Julia Meiner, all participating students and the SPS advisor Dr. T. Gredig for a lively SPS and for all its activities!
New PhysTEC teacher in residence.
We welcome Kevin Dwyer as our newest teaching resident for 2012-2013. Read more on Kevin Dwyer profile page.
Congratulations to our students for obtaining the following awards:
GRE Boot Camp, 2012. The department hosted its second Physics GRE Boot Camp on May 19-20, 2012. The weekend was organized by the California Professoriate for Access to Physics Careers (CPAPC). Thirty-two students attended the preparation camp and faculty members from UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, UC Riverside, UC Irvine and UC San Diego came to present their respective PhD programs and participated in a Question & Answer session with students.
Nasa Graduate Award, 2012. Graduate student Sam Koshy obtained for the second time a NASA Graduate Student Award. Sam is the only student from a non-PhD granting University to obtain this award this year!
CSULB Faculty recieved Award of Excellence, 2011. One of our faculty, Andreas Bill, was awarded the 2011 Faculty Award for Excellence (aka the "Pretty Darn Good Professor award") of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Cali, Colombia, June 29-July 1, 2011.
Last summer two of our faculty, Thomas Gredig and Andreas Bill, co-organized a conference entitled Trends on Nanoscale Superconductivity and Magnetism, International workshop,
In 2010 the department had the largest number of Physics Master's students graduating among Master's granting institutions in the nation! See more news in our Physics & Astronomy Department Newsletter.
The Nobel prize in Physics has been given to Saul Perlmutter, Brian P. Schmidt, and Adam G. Ries for "the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe through observation of distant supernovae". See the official website of the announcement.
The Nobel prize in Chemistry has been given to D. Shechtman for "the discovery of quasicrystals." See the official website of the announcement. Note: this topic is one of the semester projects offered in our Intro. to Solid State Physics class (PHYS-470/569).