UNH has been involved with and is currently committed to instrument design and data analysis for space missions spanning more than 60 years.  read more


The new Demeritt Hall was constructed in 2008 and is complete with research laboratories, classrooms, faculty, and student offices.


The new Demeritt Hall was designed so that students and faculty can interact often and easily


UNH has over 20 tenure track faculty and 14 research faculty working in laboratories on many diverse fields.


  • Physics Department Colloquium
    • James Connell , (Friday, April 18, 2014, DeMeritt Hall, Room 240, Talk: 4:00 - 5:00 pm)


  • February 2013:  What comes after getting a physics degree?

    The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is collecting statistical data on education and employment in physics and related fields.

    For more information, check out the AIP's Statistical Research Center home page.

  • October 2013: The University of New Hampshire's College of Engineering and Physical Science (CEPS) and the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space (EOS) seek an outstanding individual to fill the Peter T. Paul Chair in the Space Science Center. This tenure-track position will most likely reside in the Department of Physics, although an affiliation with another department within CEPS is also possible. More Information.  
  • October 2013: The University of New Hampshire is seeking an exceptional candidate to fill a tenure-track faculty position in Experimental Condensed Matter Physics beginning in August 2014. More Information - posting ID 155534.