Chair: Dr. Alfred Shapere

The UK Department of Physics and Astronomy comprises 30 regular and 5 active adjunct and/or emeritus faculty members, 8 post-doctoral researchers, 16 office and technical staff members, 78 graduate and 71 undergraduate students. Among its faculty are 10 Fellows of the American Physical Society and several award winning educators. Undergraduate majors and graduate students take a complete array of courses with small class sizes spanning modern topics in physics and astronomy, and they work closely with faculty researchers in studies of nuclear and particle physics, condensed matter and atomic physics, and astronomy and astrophysics.


Browse the Physics and Astronomy Collections:

Center for Advanced Materials

Physics and Astronomy Faculty Book Gallery

Physics and Astronomy Faculty Patents

Physics and Astronomy Faculty Publications

Physics and Astronomy Presentations

Theses and Dissertations--Physics and Astronomy