New Physics Course Fall 2018Beyersdoft Professor Award S18Madura STEM Symposium S18Khatami AwardNew Department Chair for Physics and Astronomy

Tenured/Tenure-Track Postion Announcement



The Department of Physics and Astronomy at SJSU prepares students for a variety of careers in the high-tech sector of the vibrant Silicon Valley and beyond. We also provide our students with a solid foundation to pursue graduate work in Physics, Astronomy, Engineering, or other areas of Physical Sciences. Our small class sizes allow us to give students individual attention and to provide hands-on experience. Because SJSU is committed to serving the Silicon Valley community, the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be your launch pad to an exciting career in high tech!

Department News: 

Physics Professor Khatami Publishes Latest Groundbreaking Research in ‘Science

Dr. Romanowsky discusses the July 2018 lunar eclipse and the line-up of Mars, Jupiter, Venus, and Saturn in the evening sky.

Professor of Physics and Astronomy Dr. Thomas Madura is a co-author on a new study published in Nature Astronomy: NASA's NuSTAR Mission Proves Superstar Eta Carinae Shoots Cosmic Rays

Dr. Khatami is featured in Physics Girl!