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Discoveries in Physics Research

From quarks to twistronics to dark matter, MIT is on the cutting edge of physics research.
headshots of 2024 Fulbright winners: April Cheng, Ryan McTigue, and Olivia Rosenstein
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April Cheng, Ryan McTigue, and Olivia Rosenstein awarded 2024 Fulbright fellowships

The Fulbright US Student Program funds research, study, and teaching opportunities abroad.
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Our Research Areas

The MIT Department of Physics is recognized as a worldwide leader in physics research.

Our Faculty

We have five faculty who have won the Nobel Prize in Physics. We have also been the source of innovation in physics education with eight Oersted Medal winners.