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This website contains information related to the academic programs offered, a brief description of the research performed, faculty and staff, and other useful links. We are committed to your success. That's why we offer diverse research opportunities to foster your education in one of the fastest-growing research universities in the country. At UTSA you will have access to strong research programs, state-of-the-art resources, and competitive financial support. In addition, the Department of Physics & Astronomy hosts one of the world's most powerful electron microscopes - the first of its kind outside of Japan - which displays images as small as one atom.

 

Announcements

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at UTSA invites applications for the following:

  • Computer Laboratory Systems Information Services Manager

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News
news image Congratulations to Ph.D. graduate student Lizeth Magaña on her NASA FINESST proposal award
news image Computer Science student and amateur astronomer Ethan Chappel detects possible impact on Jupiter » read more
news image Dr. Chris Packham recognized for improving STEM education in San Antonio » read more
news image UTSA welcomed as a new member institution of The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) » read more
news image Physics junior Aldo Sepulveda awarded the distinguished Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship » read more
news image Dr. Marcelo Marucho awarded $1.5 million from the NIH to continue research on cytoskeleton's actin filaments and microtubules » read more

 

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