Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Chad Sosolik appointed chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Chad has been a part of the department for 20 years and has been interim department chair twice during his time at Clemson. His invaluable leadership and experience have landed him the position of department chair, effective April 1st.  “Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University is poised to expand and contribute to the overall University […]

Prof. Chad Sosolik Appointed Interim Chair of Physics and Astronomy

Dr. Chad Sosolik, who was appointed acting chair of Physics and Astronomy following the departure of Dr. Sean Brittain, officially accepted College of Science Dean, Cynthia Young’s offer to serve as interim chair of the department on August 17, 2023. Dr. Sosolik is an experimental condensed matter physicist with a PhD in Physics from Cornell […]

Peter J. McNulty – faculty member and department chair

Peter J. McNulty, long-time chair and faculty member in Physics and Astronomy at Clemson, passed away on June 6, 2022.  Pete played a major role in making Clemson Physics and Astronomy what it is today. Pete was hired in 1988 to lead the change from a department dedicated mainly to teaching, to one with many […]