Our department is involved in cutting-edge research in the areas of condensed matter physics and materials science. As a result, we have several laboratories available to researching students and faculty which contain state-of-the-art equipment and computational resources.

Research projects are conducted both at SDSM&T and at universities and research labs across the United States. In a number of cases, experiments and theoretical studies are conducted in collaboration with researchers from other countries.

Department faculty conduct research in many areas, including

Each faculty member in the department is involved in research. To see what research areas a particular faculty member is involved in, please see our faculty page.