Research Overview

Research Fields

The Department of Physics carries out world-class forefront research in seven main fields of study: applied laser, biological and soft matter, condensed matter, materials physics, nuclear physics, particle physics, and renewable energy.

To view more details about the research being performed in each area, click on their icons below.

Applied Laser   Biological and Soft Matter   Condensed Matter   Materials Physics

Nuclear Physics   Particle Physics   Renewable Energy

Research Resources

UIC has many important resources that support the research mission of the department and university.

Research Labs

UIC is home to state-of-the-art research facilities built and utilized by Physics researchers. Physics researchers at UIC work in many of America's premier national laboratories Physics researchers at UIC are also involved in significant collaboration with other research laboratories and companies