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NIU Physics Faculty have close links with Fermilab and Argonne National Lab, and often involve undergrad and graduate students in research involving both institutions. For more information, see the links here and here.


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Department Personnel

Chair: Dr. Laurence Lurio, 815-753-6470 llurio@niu.edu

Assistant Chair/Director of Undergraduate Studies:     Dr. Yasuo Ito, 815-753-6477 yito@niu.edu

Director of Graduate Studies: Philippe Piot, 815-753-6473 dgs-physics@niu.edu

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News & Highlights

(2/16/2017) APS Physical Review B - Editor's suggestion - E. Marcelina, A.R. Hamilton, Roland Winkler, and D. Culcer.

(2/9/2017) Physics External Interships and Research Opportunities has moved from the Students page to it's own page, which is linked on the students page as "External Internships and Research Oppourtunities".

(2/2/2017) Dr. Adelman is revisiting the Physics of Baseball for the Chicago Council on Science and Technology on Monday, February 6th, 2017 3:45pm to 4:45pm. 

(1/27/2017) Request for Registration Override Form added to academics page on the physics website. 

(1/9/2017) Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO) Paid Summer Internship Program. Information and Application. Deadline January 25, 2017, at 11:59 PM EST

Past News & Highlights