Gain the kind of leading-edge research experience that’s coveted by academic and industrial employers alike in the Stevens physics Ph.D. program.

Our Department of Physics is committed to advancing both science and scientists. Here, you’ll deepen and broaden your understanding of technology and physical science while learning about the latest experiential and theoretical innovations in these fields. Stevens’ physics faculty are leaders whose accomplishments include patents in emerging technology, particularly in sensors and optics. Through resources like the Center for Quantum Science and Engineering and the nation’s first campus hybrid quantum-communications network, you can conduct research in reduced-dimensional materials, nanophotonics, cybersecurity, quantum control, ultrafast optics and many other applications without even leaving campus.

The Stevens Advantage

Stevens enjoys strong partnerships with leading universities and research centers in the region and around the world, and many physics Ph.D. students receive job offers as professors and postdoctoral researchers immediately upon graduation. Our students also take advantage of Stevens’ proximity to New York City’s financial industry hub and its thriving start-up community for research collaborations, networking and employment opportunities.

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