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The Department of Physics at The University of Texas at Dallas engages in internationally respected research, while delivering extraordinary educational value.

Research in physics at UT Dallas currently focuses on a number of important research areas including condensed matter and materials, condensed matter theory, cosmology/relativity, space sciences, high-energy physics, biophysics, nanotechnology, climate and remote sensing.

Interdisciplinary collaboration is fostered and encouraged, allowing students with diverse interests to find a research home. Faculty and students carry out cutting-edge research that is advancing the fundamental state of knowledge in many fields. There are many opportunities for students to get involved in research. Read more…