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The Graduate School
Box 30001, MSC 4500
Las Cruces, NM 88003
The Department of Physics offers programs in many areas of specialization leading to the MS and PhD degrees. Students may choose areas of specialization from a variety of experimental, theoretical, and computational research programs in the department. Current research areas include atmospheric physics, condensed matter physics/materials science, geophysics, optics, particle and nuclear physics, and physics education.
These research projects are supported through funding by various federal agencies and two national laboratories within the state of New Mexico: Los Alamos National Laboratory and Sandia National Laboratories. In addition to in-house research, the department conducts collaborative research programs with the Brookhaven National Laboratory, the Center for Integrated NanoTechnologies, the Thomas Jefferson Laboratory, Fermilab, and other national and international laboratories.
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Small City
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