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The Department of Physics at Northeastern University offers a broad range of curricula that reflect the intellectual excitement and relevance of studying physics both within its broadly defined traditional boundaries and at the intersection with other disciplines, in particular the biomedical sciences, where physics is having a growing impact. In addition, the department offers unique opportunities for students to experience frontline research at the undergraduate level through internships in faculty research labs and coops.


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Hasnain Hafiz

Physicist takes on battery challenges

Hasnain Hafiz was recently recognized by the College of Science for his exemplary work in research in functional energy materials.
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PhD students recognized for efforts in diversity

Daniel Donnelly and Zachariah Hennighausen received an award from the college for their leadership in diversity
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Physics professor receives NSF & DOE grants to study superconductivity and magnetism

Adrian Feiguin, assistant professor of physics recently received two grants to be applied toward two separate and exciting new research projects.
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