Alumni Career ProfilesBelow are just a few examples of WVU Physics & Astronomy Department alum whose degrees launched them into successful careers. For broader statistics on post-Physics & Astronomy degree career trajectories, be sure to visit the American Institute of Physics Statistical Research Center.
B.S. 1974; Chief Scientific Advisor at Halliburton
"The skills I developed while earning a physics degree at WVU enabled me to have a successful and rewarding applied science career."
Ph.D. 1982; Associate Dean and Professor of Physics, Wayne State University
"It is an honor to be part of WVU physics."
B.S. 1987; Astrophysicist, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center