Photograph Prof. Tom Madura demonstrating 3D printer functionality to students.

If You Can Dream It, You Can (Probably) 3D Print It

Associate Professor Tom Madura's new 3D printing class has been featured in Washington Square Magazine.

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Access Network Assembly


SJSU student Gabriel Gaeta and faculty members Annie Chase, Brianne Gutmann, and Gina Quan attended the 2024 Access Network Annual Assembly at UC Berkeley.

Call to Action in Response to Nuclear Threats


Curtis Asplund has published two new articles urging physicists to take action in response to the growing nuclear threat.

Departmental Student Award Winners


The Department is proud to announce the student winners of the 2024 academic awards competition!

Rare California Glimpse of the Northern Lights


Following an intense round of recent solar activity, the Northern Lights recently came to visit the Bay Area.

Nagaoka Polarons Revealed


Ehsan Khatami and his student Pranav Seetharaman have been published in Nature, collaborating on a project in which an ultracold gas was manipulated to reveal an exotic new kind of quasiparticle excitation.

Understanding Transfer Pathways


Frank Dachille and Gina Quan have paper recently published in The Physics Teacher examining the experiences of community college transfer students.