Research Groups

Our faculty are experts in a wide range of subjects and are often open to new areas of exploration.



Computational Physics

Computational Physics is dedicated to the use of computer simulations to help discover, clarify and disseminate fundamental knowledge about the physical laws that govern our universe.

Electronic Structure

Electronic Structure focuses on condensed matter theory and computational materials science using first-principles methods.

Galaxy Evolution

Galaxy Evolution conducts observational extragalactic astronomy research that focuses on the formation and evolution of structure on the largest scales.

Missouri Institute for Defense and Energy

Interdisciplinary research that focuses on the development and prototyping of new technologies and capabilities for both national security and dual-use markets.