A photographic tour of the DepartmentA photographic tour of the DepartmentProfessor John Huennekens with graduate students in Atomic and Molecular LabStudy of close, interacting binary stars. Artist's conception of U CepheiProfessor Dimitrios VavylonisProfessor Ou-Yang and students manipulating cell organelles with laser tweezersProfessor Biaggio works with a graduate student in one of his laser labsProfessor and Chair, Volkmar Dierolf in condensed-matter physics labStudents in engaged in REU (Research Experiences for Undergraduates) ProgramUndergraduate students in a first-year labStudents view the moon through telescopes in introductory astronomy labLehigh graduate student assists a third-grade student in the construction of an electric motor

Department of Physics at Lehigh University

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

Our Department offers programs leading to the B.A. in Astronomy, the B.S. in Astrophysics, and to the B.A., B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Physics, as well as a summer research program for undergraduates.

Research Opportunities are available in the following areas...

The Department of Physics is housed in the Sherman Fairchild Center for the Physical Sciences, containing Lewis Laboratory, the Sherman Fairchild Laboratory for Solid State Studies, and a large connecting research wing.

 

Lehigh University Physics - Sherman Fairchild Center for the Physical Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A MESSAGE FROM THE CHAIR

Please see a message from the Physics Department Chair here
 
SPRING 2021 MODE OF INSTRUCTION-
For descriptions of how our Spring 2021 courses will be held please click here.
 
COVID-19 update 8/3/2020:
The safety of our students, staff, and faculty is most important to us. For this reason, we offer all our courses in our department remotely. Students that are on campus in the Fall, will have the opportunity to arrange in-person meetings in small groups or individually. 
Updates on COVID-19 related developments within the University can be found at https://coronavirus.lehigh.edu
 
Please see our Operational Plan for hours and contact information.
 
IF YOU NEED HELP WITH REGISTRATION FOR A PHYSICS COURSE
Please contact Marina Long at mal516@lehigh.edu, call 610-758-3931, OR use our Drop-in Zoom Meeting available Monday - Friday from 10am to 12pm at the following link 
 
Please find our updated syllabi for online courses here.