Undergraduate Catalog 2021-2022

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Building 1N, Room 226

Vadim Oganesyan, Chairperson and Associate Professor

Professors: Anshel Gorokhovsky, Vivian Incera, Anatoly Kuklov, Vadim Oganesyan, William Schreiber, Alexandre Zaitsev. Associate Professors: Charles Liu. Assistant Professors: Li Ge, Emily Rice. Senior College Lab Technicians: Jackeline Figueroa. 

The faculty, undergraduates, and graduate students of the Department conduct leading-edge research in numerous areas of study including astrophysics and cosmology; condensed matter physics, theoretical and applied; nanotechnology; and quantum physics including solids, liquids, and optics.  The Department offers  undergraduate Bachelor's of Science degrees in Physics (major and minor), including degrees with a focus in Astrophysics or in Adolescence Education (grades 7-12).  We also mentor and advise Ph.D. students in Physics and Astronomy through our consortial partnership with the CUNY Graduate Center; and we provide service courses in astronomy and physics to more than 2,000 CSI students each year.

Physics Courses