"I liked working with Professor Strauf, because he gave me the freedom to choose my own research projects and encouraged me to explore the topics I find interesting."
Engage in exciting, leading-edge physics research with highly regarded faculty who are making significant breakthroughs in the field.
The physics Ph.D. program provides opportunities to study applications in diverse areas of technology and physical science and to gain insight into the latest experimental and theoretical innovations in the field.
Doctoral students benefit from our varied curriculum offerings, broad training in many areas of physics, highly specialized courses and an emphasis on independent research.
What sets Stevens apart is our focus on optical approaches to quantum information science. Ph.D. students conduct research alongside faculty who are leaders in their respective areas of the field. The program also provides access to local and regional research labs and the best clean rooms in the country.
The Ph.D. program in physics is excellent preparation for positions as professors, post-doctoral researchers and product managers and it is not uncommon for students to receive offers immediately after graduation. Stevens’ convenient location next to New York City means Ph.D. students and graduates have a large tech startup community constantly looking for top talent at their fingertips, as well as potential career paths in quantitative finance on Wall Street.