Fall 2018

Li Lee

Congratulations to graduate student Li Lee for winning the People’s Choice Award for the 3 Minute Thesis competition sponsored by the Office of Graduate Studies! The title of her presentation was "Biomedical Imaging: Imaging of Heart Fibrosis".


Prof. Gavin King

Gavin King, an associate professor of physics, is trying to understand one of the most basic concepts in cell biology: secretion, or the mechanism by which proteins can pass through a cell membrane to get from one compartment of a cell to ano

Haunted Observatory

MU Hosts “Haunted” Observatory
Ghostly Historical Scientists Will Bring Astronomy to Life

Physics Bldg

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Missouri invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, beginning on September 1, 2019.  The position carries a competitive salary and startup funds.

Alec Pickett

Congratulations to our graduate student, Alec Pickett, who was awarded a Dissertation Year Fellowship by the graduate school.

Spring 2018

Deepak Singh

MU researchers developed the device and are working to commercialize it

May 16th, 2018

Undergraduate students at commencement

During the 2018 commencemnt ceremony, 18 undergraduate students and 10 graduate students received their degrees. Congratulations to all of them!

Recipients of BS in Physics:

Travis Hurst

Congratulations to our graduate student, Travis Hurst (adviser Prof. Shi-Jie Chen), for receiving the prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Summer 2018


The Department of Physics and Astronomy at MU offers a series of online physics courses, which fulfill regular degree requirements both at MU and at other secondary and post-secondary institutions.