Physics

Physics at Northeastern invites you to join an exciting journey to explore, discover, and apply the fundamental principles that run the universe. Take a front-row seat as you visualize everything from the collisions of sub-atomic particles to the dance of the galaxies.

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Physics Degree Programs

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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Northeastern builds bridges between string theory and data science

The first ever Workshop on Data Science and String Theory was held on November 30 by Northeastern physicists James Halverson, Brent Nelson, and Cody Long, bringing together string theorists and…

Northeastern Physics Professor named 2017 Highly Cited Researcher

Northeastern University Distinguished Professor of Physics and Director of the Advanced Scientific Research Center Arun Bansil has just been named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics.

Northeastern alumna brings renewable energy to rural Africa

Walpert, the founder and CEO of solar company Simusolar, has been studying photovoltaic technology since graduate school at Northeastern. After her undergraduate years at the University of California, Santa Cruz,…

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Jan 29th, 2018
BOLESLAW K. SZYMANSKI Network Science and Technology Center, Department of Computer Science Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Failures, Dynamics, Evolution and Control of the Global Risk Network Monday January 29, 2018 1:00…