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The Department of Physics and Engineering provides students with an exceptionally comprehensive undergraduate education in a student-centered environment that is driven by a professionally diverse team of faculty and staff. We value a flexible, yet innovative curriculum, that includes research and design experiences. Our degree programs, and opportunities for working in the department, prepare students for internships, highly skilled jobs, and graduate school. The department also serves as a catalyst for workforce and economic development in the greater Western Maryland region.


Messier 94 by Gabany
Student Work In Computational Physics Get Published in The Astrophysical Journal (click for free version)

Sgt Brent Patterson
Student-Veteran's Research Impresses at International Conference, Recognized in Congress

Latta receives Third Regents Award
FSU’s Greg Latta Receives Third Individual Achievement in the Arts Award

Regents Award: Jason Speights
Jason Speights earns Regents' Faculty Award

Deep Space
Good Vibrations: Alumna Has Role in Groundbreaking Deep Space Discovery

Dr. Stephen Luzader
Frostburg Professor’s Legacy Lives on Through Luzader Physics Scholarship

Frostburg State University's rooftop observatory is now projecting images from the universe into the Multimedia Learning Center and Planetarium thanks to the hard work of students and faculty advisors.


Office of Admissions
Frostburg State University
101 Braddock Road
Frostburg, MD 21532-2303

Dr. Eric Moore
Department of Physics and Engineering
122 Compton Science Center

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