Alumni Achievement

In the past decade, the UB Department of Physics has conferred more than 100 doctoral degrees in physics. One third of our graduates have pursued careers in industry or related fields, another third are currently postdoctoral fellows, while another quarter have obtained faculty or lecturer positions at major universities, including:

Graduate Alumni

Current positions of PhD students from the past five years.

Northwestern, Duke, Case Western Reserve, Harvard, Stanford, UC Berkeley, Brown, Nebraska, Tufts, Indiana, Minnesota, Rice, Arizona State, Texas Tech

Undergraduate Alumni

In the past five years, the UB Department of Physics has conferred more than 150 BS and BA degrees in physics. Many of these students have gone on to pursue advanced degrees at the following prestigious universities:

MIT, Brown, Cornell, Columbia, Princeton, Yale, Chicago, Michigan, Duke, UC Berkeley, UC Los Angeles, UC San Diego, UC Santa Barbara, Carnegie Mellon, Rochester, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Washington, Colorado, Wisconsin, Florida

Other undergraduate students have achieved success in various industry professions, including medicine, dentistry, law, optometry, engineering, and teaching. 

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