Welcome to the UW-L Physics Department

NEWS FLASH! 2011 Nobel Laureate Dr. Adam Riess will be the 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series speaker, October 2nd and 3rd.  More details coming in the future.

NEWS FLASH! UW-L is proud to host the 74th Physical Electronics Conference, June 25 -27, 2014.  Additional information, registration, and travel & lodging details can be found here.

CHECK THIS OUT! Take a look at our most recent departmental newsletter.

CHECK THIS OUT! There are great opportunities available for incoming freshmen who are planning on a major in physics or physics/engineering. Click here to learn more.

This is the best place to find information about our degree programs, faculty, undergraduate research opportunities in physics, physics club activities, and special announcements.

Student in laser labThe UW-L Physics Department offers both a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and a Dual Degree in Physics/Engineering. In addition, the Department features emphases in special areas: Astronomy, Optics, and Computational Physics, as well as physics degrees with Business or Biomedical Concentrations.

The Department has been very successful in obtaining external grants to fund its state-of-the-art laboratories and computer facilities. Undergraduate research opportunities exist in laser physics, nuclear physics, biomechanics, materials science or computational physics. The Department sponsors an active Physics Club and also conducts a weekly seminar series as well as an annual Distinguished Lecture series.

For further information please email the Department Chair, Dr. Gubbi Sudhakaran at or call him at (608)-785-8431. We would happy to send a free copy of our brochure or schedule a visit to our department. Hope to hear from you!

Department of Physics
2005 Cowley Hall
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
La Crosse, WI 54601
Physics Office Phone:(608) 785-8429
Fax:(608) 785-8403