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2015-2016 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Physics and Astronomy (Graduate)


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Website URL:

http://www.physics.purdue.edu/academic-programs/graduate/index.html

Department/School Head:

John P. Finley

Admission Requirements:

Master’s Degree Program Basic Requirements

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score has been set
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test:
    Physics-required-no minimum score set

International Applicant Requirements:

  • Undergraduate Cumulative Grade Point Average:
    3.0 or equivalent required
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE):
    Required – no minimum score set
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) Subject Test:
    Physics-required-no minimum score set
  • TOEFL for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Minimum Paper-Based Test (PBT) Score Required: 550
    Minimum Internet-Based Test (IBT) Overall Score Required: 77
    With the following minimum section requirements:
    Reading: 19
    Listening: 14
    Speaking: 18
    Writing: 18
  • IELTS (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 6.5 or higher will be accepted
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic Module):
    An alternative to the TOEFL, scores of 58 or higher will be accepted
  • TWE for Non-Native English Speakers:
    Not required, but recommended

Academic Programs:

Master’s and Ph.D. Programs

  • M.S.
  • Ph.D.

Concentrations (Areas of Study):

  • Accelerator Mass Spectrometry
  • Applied Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
  • Biological Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • High Energy Nuclear Physics
  • High Energy Particle Physics
  • Physics Education
  • Planetary Physics and Geophysics

Regular Graduate Faculty by Rank:

Professor

Virgil E. Barnes II
Lynn Bryan
Marc Caffee
Erica Carlson
Thomas E. Clark
Wei Cui
Stephen M. Durbin
Daniel S. Elliott
John P. Finley
Ephraim Fischbach
Chris Greene
Laszlo J. Gutay
Andrew S. Hirsch
Sergei Khlebnikov
Yeong E. Kim
David S. Koltick
Martin Kruczenski
Matthew L. Lister
Sherwin T. Love
Maxim Lyutikov
Michael J. Manfra
Jay Melosh
David H. Miller
Thomas J. Moffett
Paul F. Muzikar
Hisao Nakanishi
Norbert Neumeister
David D. Nolte
Laura J. Pyrak-Nolte
Anant K. Ramdas
N. Sanjay Rebello
Ronald G. Reifenberger
Ken Ritchie
Francis Robicheaux
Leonid Rokhinson
Brijesh K. Srivastava
Fuqiang Wang

Associate Professor

Yong P. Chen
Gabor Csathy
Mark P. Haugan
Jiangping Hu
Matthew Jones
Brigit Kaufmann
Yuli Lyanda-Geller
Maxim Lyutikov
Oana Malis
Denes Molnar
John Peterson
Yulia Pushkar
Jorge H. Rodriguez
Sergei Savikhin
Wei Xie
Chen Yang

Assistant Professor

Rudro R. Biswas
Dimitrios Giannios
Chen-Lung Hung
Srividya Iyer-Biswas
Andreas Jung
Rafael Lang
Kyoung-Soo Lee
Tongcang Li
Nathaniel A. Lifton
Andrew Mugler

Programs

    DoctoralMaster’s

    Courses

      AstronomyPhysics

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