University of Pittsburgh


World Class Research

Research in the department is focused on the fields of Astrophysics and Cosmology, Condensed Matter Physics, Particle Physics, and Physics Education. Read More



The Astrophysics and Cosmology researchers work on topics, from stellar explosions to the physics of the early Universe.

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Condensed Matter/AMO

Research image of matterConducting extensive collaborative research activities in vibrant theoretical and practical programs.

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Particle Physics

Collider The  Experimental program has three main thrusts: CDF II at Fermilab, ATLAS at LHC, and neutrino physics.

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Physics Education

Students in a classroomIntroducing new instructional methodologies into the department and helping students better understand basic physics concepts.

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Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Pittsburgh
100 Allen Hall
3941 O'Hara St
Pittsburgh PA 15260
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