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Research

Research Areas

Astronomy and Astrophysics 

AndersonBurke-Spolaor,  EtienneLorimerMcLaughlinMcWilliamsPisano

Experimental Condensed Matter and Materials Physics

Adbul-RazzaqBristowCenFlaggHolcombJohnsonLiSeehra

Theoretical and Computational Condensed Matter and Materials Physics

GolubovicLewisRomeroStanescu

Optics, Photonics and Laser Physics

CenBristowFlaggHolcombScime

Physics Education Research

MillerGay StewartJohn StewartWilliamson

Plasma and Space Physics

CassakDemidovKeeseeKoepkeScimeSchulzeTuVassiliadis

Facilities & Collaboration

The Department is supported by several in-house facilities including a machine shop and electronics shop, high-performance computational facilities for condensed matter and astrophysics and a physics cleanroom. The Department has strong collaboration with other facilities at WVU, such as the engineering fabrication and  characterization facility and the bio- and  health sciences facilities. Many of the research groups are affiliated with the  WVNano Initiativethe National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Greenbank WV, and the  DIII-D Research Program.