• The Reines Lecture Series honors Frederick Reines, UCI's Founding Dean of Physical Sciences and co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize for discovering the neutrino. The 2024 Reines Lecturer will be Professor Andrea Ghez of UCLA, recipient of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics for her transformative research on the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. Please join us for this public event on March 12, 2024 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.


    UCI hosted the Conference for Undergraduate

    Women in Physics [CUWiP], January 18-19, 2020.

    It was attended by more than 300 students.

    Professor Clare Yu is
    named a member by the
    American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Seminars, Colloquia & Faculty Meetings

Thu, 08/08/2024
11:00 am
Jason Evans
T.D. Lee Institute, Shanghai
Wed, 10/02/2024
11:00 am
Takeo Moroi
Tokyo University

Support Physics & Astronomy

Scientists in the Department of Physics & Astronomy are working to expand our knowledge of the Universe, the laws of physics, and the behavior of matter and energy by examining everything from the smallest particles to the vast expanses of the cosmos. Your support will help continue impactful research and education. For more information on supporting the department's research  programs contact Marijana Lekousis at marijana@uci.edu.