Prospective Graduate Student
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Welcome from Department Head

Click to play video: Department Head Matthias Grosse Perdekamp welcomes you to Illinois Physics

Department Head Matthias Grosse Perdekamp welcomes you to Illinois Physics.
(video length 8:19)

The Illinois Physics Graduate Program

Be sure to check out Professor Cooper's Graduate Program blog

Click to play video: Overview of the Illinois Physics Graduate Program

Associate Head for Graduate Programs Lance Cooper talks about the Illinois Physics graduate program.
(video length 33:55)

Physics Graduate Student Association (PGSA)

Click to play video: Current members of the PGSA discuss life as an Illinois Physics graduate student

Current members of the PGSA discuss life as an Illinois Physics graduate student.
(video length 6:45)

Click to play video: UIUC Physics Gangnam Style

UIUC Physics Gangnam Style
(video length 3:48)

Click to play video: The Gradfather

The Gradfather
(video length 5:05)

Research Breakout Sessions

Astrophysics/Relativity/Cosmology Research

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Click to play video: Professor Jeff Filippini discusses opportunities within the Astrophysics/Relativity/Cosmology research area at U of I

Professor Jeff Filippini discusses opportunities within the Astrophysics/Relativity/Cosmology research area at U of I. (video length 23:38)

Click to play video: SPIDER Launch

Filippini group: SPIDER launch, Antarctica (01 Jan 2015) video credit Jon E. Gudmundsson
(video length 1:28)

Click to play video: Shapiro group: Numerical simulation (2015) of jet formation following the merger of a black hole with a magnetized neutron star

Shapiro group: Numerical simulation (2015) of jet formation following the merger of a black hole with a magnetized neutron star. (video length 2:35)

Click to play video: Holder and Vieira groups: Brief tour (2012) of the South Pole Telescope, before it’s newest upgrade

Holder and Vieira groups: Brief tour (2012) of the South Pole Telescope, before it’s newest upgrade.
(video length 7:56)

Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Experimental Research

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Click to play video: Professor Brian DeMarco discusses opportunities within the AMO research area at U of I and in his group

Professor Brian DeMarco discusses opportunities within the AMO research area at U of I and in his group. (video length 15:10)

Click to play video: Professor Bryce Gadway discusses opportunities available in his AMO research group

Professor Bryce Gadway discusses opportunities available in his AMO research group.
(video length 19:09)

Click to play video: Professor Elizabeth Goldschmidt discusses opportunities available in her AMO research group

Professor Elizabeth Goldschmidt discusses opportunities available in her AMO research group.
(video length 10:24)

Click to play video: Professor Paul Kwiat discusses research opportunities with his AMO research group

Professor Paul Kwiat discusses research opportunities with his AMO research group.
(video length 10:27)

Click to play video: Professor Gina Lorenz discusses opportunities available in her AMO research group

Professor Gina Lorenz discusses opportunities available in her AMO research group.
(video length 11:40)

Click to play video: DeMarco Lab Tour

DeMarco Lab Tour
(video length 5:31)

Click to play video: Kwiat Lab Tour

Kwiat Lab Tour
(video length 6:57)

Click to play video: Lorenz Lab Tour

Lorenz Lab Tour
(video length 1:14)

Biological Physics Research

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Click to play video: Professor Sangjin Kim discusses research opportunities within the Center for the Physics of the Living Cell (CPLC) and the Biological Physics research group

Professor Sangjin Kim discusses research opportunities within CPLC and the Biological Physics research group. (video length 29:17)

Click to play video: Learn more about the Center for the Physics of the Living Cell (CPLC)

Learn more about the Center for the Physics of the Living Cell (CPLC).
(video length 5:25)

Click to play video: Barbara Stekas, a physics Ph.D. candidate at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, talks about why she loves studying individual DNA strands, how much she enjoys living in Champaign-Urbana and gives potential graduate students some good advice.

Barbara Stekas, a physics Ph.D. candidate at the U of I, talks about why she loves studying individual DNA strands, how much she enjoys living in Champaign-Urbana and gives potential graduate students some good advice. (video length 2:12)

Click to play video: Gruebele Lab Tour

Gruebele Lab Tour
(video length 2:09)

Click to open file: Physics of Living Systems, From Single Molecules to Cells presented by Professor Zan Luthey-Schulten

Poster presented by Professor Zan Luthey-Schulten.

Condensed Matter Experimental and Theory Research

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Click to play video: Professor Jim Eckstein discusses research opportunities within the Experimental Condensed Matter research group.

Professor Jim Eckstein discusses research opportunities within the Experimental Condensed Matter research group. View his slides.
(video length 37:42)

Click to play video: Professor Bryan Clark discusses research opportunities within the Condensed Matter Theory research group

Professor Bryan Clark discusses research opportunities within the Theoretical Condensed Matter research group.
(video length 27:27)

High Energy Experimental and Theory Research

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Click to play video: Professor Ben Hooberman discusses research opportunities within the Experimental High Energy Physics research group

Professor Ben Hooberman discusses research opportunities within the Experimental High Energy Physics research group. (video length 39:31)

Click to play video: Professor Patrick Draper discusses research opportunities within the Theoretical High Energy Physics research group

Professor Patrick Draper discusses research opportunities within the Theoretical High Energy Physics research group. (video length 20:59)

Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST)

Learn more about this center.

Click to play video: Professors Brian DeMarco and Paul Kwiat discuss opportunities available in IQUIST

Professors Brian DeMarco and Paul Kwiat discuss opportunities available in IQUIST.
(video length 12:43)

Nuclear/Intermediate Energy Research

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Click to play video: Professor Jorge Noronha discusses research opportunities within the Nuclear/Intermediate Energy Physics research group

Professor Jorge Noronha discusses research opportunities within the Nuclear/Intermediate Energy Physics research group. View updated slides associated with this video. (video length 33:00)

Click to play video: Nuclear Physics graduate student interviews

Nuclear Physics graduate student interviews.
(video length 5:04)

Physics Education Research

Click to play video: Professor Eric Kuo discusses research opportunities within the Physics Education research group

Professor Eric Kuo discusses research opportunities within the Physics Education research group.
(video length 37:53)

Research Facilities

MRL Facilities

MRL Facilities

Click the map markers to learn about the specific physics research that takes place in each facility.

 

Women in Physics Videoconference

Join Professor Sangjin Kim, as well as 10 more professors and graduate student representatives for a virtual coffee hour.
You should receive an email invite with a meeting password and the join URL.

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