2021-2022 Catalog 
    Mar 21, 2023  
2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Physics and Energy Science

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  • Distinguished Professors: Robert Camley (Chair) and Zbigniew Celinski
  • Professors: Tom Christensen, Anatoliy Glushchenko and Anatoliy Pinchuk
  • Professor Emeritus: Richard Blade and James Burkhart
  • Associate Professor: Marek Grabowski and Kathrin Spendier 
  • Associate Professor Adjoint: Karen Livesey
  • Assistant Professor: Dmytro Bozhko, and Ezio Iaccoca
  • Senior Instructors:  Timothy Fal,Robert Gist, and Sam Milazzo
  • Instructors: Jorge Mews Estevez 

Programs of Study

Graduate Study

There are several options for graduate studies in physics. Students may obtain a Master of Sciences (MSc). All of the courses are taken at UCCS, and thesis work may be done with a professor or in conjunction with an adjoint professor who is employed in a local solid state, optics, or space industry. For more details on this program please see Physics, MSc .

The PhD in Applied Science program at UCCS is designed to allow the student to emphasize, individually, Physics, Mathematics, or Applied Bioscience. An option to take a cross-disciplinary degree in a combination of the three disciplines is also available. Interested students should contact the chair of the specific program for more updated information. For the cross-disciplinary degree, the academic advisor is the dean of the College of Letters, Arts & Sciences.

A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in physics can also be obtained from the University of Colorado Boulder with much of the course work and the thesis done at UCCS. Each student is evaluated on the basis of their experiences and academic grades, but in general, will be expected to complete a year of residency at Boulder as well as passing all qualifying, comprehensive, and preliminary exams at Boulder. Application to this program is made to the Boulder Physics Department with the assistance of the UCCS Physics Department.

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