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Physics and Astronomy Graduate Courses

For short descriptions of the courses offered by the Department, refer to the Graduate Bulletin. for course instructors and times: follow link from the Registrar's class listings, or search on SOLAR (note: Select the correct semester. We are on "West Campus"). The list below links to some of the WEB pages maintained by the professors teaching the courses, or to a course syllabus. Links to the webpages of the courses in Spring 2015 will mostly become available during January 2015. If you would like to know the course content, please consult the webpages of earlier years or send an email to the instructor. The learning goals of all graduate courses can be found here. Please see the bottom of this webpage for University wide rules that apply to all courses.

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Course (Credits)

Offered

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

Spring 2010

PHY 501, Classical Mechanics (3) 9:00-9:53 MWF, Harriman 104 Averin Averin Averin Averin Likharev   Allen   Abanov   van Nieuwenhuizen  
PHY 503, Mathematical Physics (3) 10.00-10.53 MWF, Harriman 112 Teaney                 Zahed
PHY 504, Computational Methods (3) Calder              
PHY 505, Classical Electrodynamics (3) Teaney Teaney Teaney   Verbaarschot   Zahed Likharev   Likharev
PHY 505, Classical Electrodynamics, Recitation Teaney Teaney Teaney Teaney   Teaney Teaney Likharev
PHY 511, Quantum Mechanics I (3) 11:30-12:50 TuTh, Harriman 112 Zahed Zahed Zahed Zahed Zahed   Zahed   Likharev   Abanov
PHY 512, Quantum Mechanics II (3) Zahed Zahed Zahed Zahed   Zahed   Likharev   Abanov   Abanov
PHY 514, Research Instruments (3) 10:00-11:20 TuTh, S265 Metcalf Metcalf Metcalf Metcalf Metcalf Metcalf Metcalf     Metcalf    Metcalf
PHY 515, Methods of Experimental Research (3) 12:00-2:50 MW, B114
12.00-2.50 TuTh, B114
Figueroa Figueroa Figueroa, Gurvitch, Lefferts Schneble, Du, Lefferts Du, Allison, Lefferts Allison, Aronson, Lefferts Schneble, Du, Lefferts McCarthy, Allison, Du McCarthy, Schneble, Aaronson McCarthy, Metcalf, Gurvitch McCarthy,Weinacht McCarthy, Gurvitch
Weinacht
Walter, Lukens,
Metcalf, McCarthy
Walter, Lukens,
Metcalf, McCarthy
Tsybychev, Lukens,
Metchev
Tsybychev, Metcalf, Lukens,
Metchev
PHY 517, Astronomical Techniques (3) 6.00 -8.50 pm MW, ESS 450 von der Linden von der Linden Lanzetta Koda Walter Metchev   Metchev        
PHY 518, Applications of Synchroton Radiation(1-3) Stephens Arena     Stephens Stephens       Mihaly
PHY 521, Stars (3) 2.30-3.50 TuTh, P125 Calder Zingale Zingale       Metchev     Lattimer  
PHY 522, Interstellar medium (3) Perna                    
PHY 523, Galaxies (3) Koda Lanzetta       Lanzetta     Koda    
PHY 524, Cosmology (3) Sehgal Sehgal       Lanzetta          
PHY 540, Statistical Mechanics (3) 8:00-9.20, TuTh, Harriman 112 Syritsyn Korepin Averin Averin   Likharev   Shrock   Shrock   Likharev  
PHY 541, Advanced Statistical Mechanics (1-3) McCoy McCoy McCoy McCoy   McCoy   McCoy   McCoy  
PHY 542, Advanced Accelerator Laboratory (3) Fedurin, Kayran Fedurin, Kayran, Stratakis Fedurin, Kayran, Cancelled                  
PHY 546, Python (1) Zingale Zingale        
PHY 551, Nuclear Physics I (3) Kharzeev Kharzeev Kiryluk Kiryluk   Kiryluk   Kiryluk   Jacak, Drees   Jacak, Drees
PHY 552, Nuclear Physics II (1-3) 8:30-9:50 TuTh, P 113 Shuryak Shuryak Kharzeev       Jacak (Cancelled)     Drees, Jacak Jacak  
PHY 554, Fundamentals of Accelerator Physics (1-3) Litvinenko Litvinenko Litvinenko Litvinenko,Belomestnykh, Hao, Jing          
PHY 555, Solid State I (3) 11:00-11:53 MWF, B131 Mihaly Mihaly Fidkowski Fidkowski   Fernandez-Serra   Allen Fernandez-Serra   Fernandez-Serra  
PHY 556, Solid State Physics II (1-3) Fidkowski Fidkowski Fidkowski Fidkowshi   Korepin   Abanov       Korepin
PHY 557, Elementary Particle Physics (3) Gonzalez-Garcia,Piacquadio Gonzalez-Garcia Cancelled Gonzalez-Garcia Kharzeev   Kharzeev   Kharzeev   Kharzeev  
PHY 558, Physical Biology (3) 10.00-10.53, MWF, Laufer 101 Balazsi Balazsi Balazsi, Wang Dill Dill
PHY 559, Biological Dynamics and Networks (3) MacCarthy TBA MacCarthy MacCarthy MacCarthy, Dill, Maslov, Wang, Peterson
PHY 561, Biology for Physical Scientist (1) Green, Futcher TBA Green, Futcher
PHY 562, Lasers and Modern Optics (1-3) 11:30 - 12:50 TuTh, P 125 Metcalf Metcalf Metcalf Figueroa Figueroa   Weinacht       Weinacht  
PHY 564, Advanced Accelerator Physics (1-3) 5:30-6:50 MW, P122 Litvinenko Litvinenko, Jing and Wang Litvinenko Litvinenko,Belomestnykh, Hao, Jing          
PHY 565, Quantum Electronics I (3) Schneble Schneble Schneble   Metcalf   Schneble   Schneble   Schneble
PHY 566, Quantum Electronics II (1-3) Weinacht Schneble Metcalf Weinacht, Syllabus   Wei          
PHY 582, Optics Rotation (2) MWF 10.00-10.53 AM, S265 Metcalf, Figuroa Schneble Weinacht Metcalf AMO Faculty AMO Faculty AMO Faculty AMO Faculty AMO Faculty AMO Faculty AMO Faculty Weinacht Schneble tba tba Metcalf
PHY 584, Lab Rotations in Physical Biology (3) TBA TBA Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill Dill TBA Dill Rizzo
PHY 598, Graduate Seminar I
(Atomic and Solid State) (1)
4.00-5.20 Th, P113 Fernandez-Serra, Weinacht Litvinenko Dawber, Figueroa, Vafa Stephens, Litvinenko Schneble, Litvinenko, Fidkowski Schneble, fernandez-Serra,Liu Allison, Litvinenko, Fidkowski Schneble TBA Wei. Allison, Schneble Du, Schneble Schneble, Fernandex-Serra, Hao Liharev, Weinacht Fernandez-Serra, Schnebele Du, Schneble Du, Schnebele, Satogata Du, Schnebele, Satogata
PHY 599, Graduate Seminar II
(Nuclear, Particle, Astronomy) (1)
4.000-5.20 M, P113 Perna, Teaney, Tsybychev Despande, Walter, Teaney Calder, Piacquado, Despande Drees, Lattimer, Wilking Drees, Lanzetta, Mcgrew Kiryluk Kharzeev, McGrew TBA TBA Kiryluk, Zingale, Belomestnykh Kharzeev, Calder Calder, Kiryluk Calder Kharzeev Gonzalez-Garcia, Calder Deshpande, Latimer, Meade, Tsoupas Calder, McGrew, Satogata
PHY 604, Computational Methods II (3) 11.00-11:20 TuTh, ESS450 Zingale
PHY 610,611, Quantum Field Theory I, II (3) 12.00-1:20 WF, P116 Rastelli Rastelli Meade Rastelli Meade Rastelli Sterman Sterman Siegel Siegel Sterman Sterman Siegel Siegel Sterman
PHY 612, Theoretical Particle Physics (1-3) 10:00-11:20, TuTh, P1116 Essig Essig Essig Shrock Shrock Shrock Gonzalez-Garcia Gonzalez Garcia, Dawson Gonzalez Garcia
PHY 613, Advanced Particle Theory (1-3) Shrock, Essig, Meade Shrock, Essig, Meade, Sterman Essig, Meade, Shrock
PHY 620, Modern General Relativity (1-3) Loverde Loverde Meade Meade   Meade   Meade        
PHY 621, Adv. Quantum Field Theory (1-3) van Nieuwenhuizen, website van Nieuwenhuizen and Sterman, Course Website van Nieuwenhuizen   van Nieuwenhuizen, Course Website   van Nieuwenhuizen van Nieuwenhuizen     Siegel
PHY 622, 623, String Theory I,II (1-3) 9.00-9.53 MWF, P 116 van Nieuwenhuizen, Herzog, Roček, Siegel,Lecture Notes Herzog, Roček, Siegel, Herzog, van Nieuwenhuizen, Roček, Siegel, Herzog, van Nieuwenhuizen, Roček, Siegel, Notes Herzog, van Nieuwenhuizen, Roček, Siegel, Notes Herzog, van Nieuwenhuizen, Roček, Siegel Siegel (IOR), Roček, van Nieuwenhuizen, Herzog Siegel (IOR), Roček, van Nieuwenhuizen, Herzog Siegel (IOR), Roček, van Nieuwenhuizen, Herzog Siegel (IOR), Roček, van Nieuwenhuizen, Rastelli Siegel (IOR), Roček, van Nieuwenhuizen, Herzog Roček, Rastelli, Siegel, van Nieuwenhuizen Roček, Rastelli, Siegel, van Nieuwenhuizen Roček, Rastelli, Siegel, van Nieuwenhuizen Roček, Rastelli, Siegel, van Nieuwenhuizen Rocek, Rastelli, Siegel, van Nieuwenhuizen
PHY 655, Advanced Graduate Seminar (1) 2:00-4:53 F, P112 TBA Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček Rastelli, Roček
PHY 680, Topics in Theoretical Physics (1-3) 11.00-11.53 MWF, P116 Geometry and Field Theory of Gravity, van Nieuwenhuizen, Course Website Quantum Computing, Korepin Group Theory, van Nieuwenhuizen, Webpage, Notes TBA Supersymmetry and Supergravity, van Nieuwenhuizen, Notes Quantum Computing, Korepin Group Theory, van Nieuwenhuizen, Syllabus Quantum Computing
Korepin,Wei
Supersymmetry and Supergravity, van Nieuwenhuizen   Group Theory, van Nieuwenhuizen Course Website Quantum Computing, Korepin, Wei   Quantum Computing, Korepin    
PHY 680, Topics in Theoretical Physics (1-3) Shrock (IOR), Essig, Meade           Group Theory, van Nieuwenhuizen  
PHY 682, Topics in Condensed Matter (1-3)     Allen -- Electronic Structure              
PHY 683, Special Topics in Astronomy (1-3)   Zingale Python for Scientific Computation, Zingale                
PHY 684, Topics in
Many Body / Nuclear Physics (1-3)
     Shuryak, Nonperturbative Phenomena in QCD                
RF Superconductivity for Accelerators, Belomestnykh
  Shuryak    
PHY 687, Topics in Biological Physics(1-3) MacCarthy (AMS)   Neuroscience,Mazzucato Wang   Wang  
PHY 688, Topics in Astrophysics: (1-3) 10:00-11.20 MW, P122 Walter von der Linden Dark Universe, Sehgal Zingale Cancelled Dark Universe, Sehgal       Zingale - Numerical Methods for (Astro)Physics Sehgal Swesty   Swesty    
PHY 688, Topics in Astrophysics: (1-3) Lattimer Dark Universe, Sehgal Zingale Cancelled Dark Universe, Sehgal       Zingale - Numerical Methods for (Astro)Physics Sehgal Swesty   Swesty    
PHY 690, Topics in Atomic and Optical Physics: (1-3) Figueroa Cancelled       Swesty   Swesty      
PHY 664, Astronomy Journal Club (0-1) 1.00-2.20 F, ESS 450 Sehgal TBA Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Koda Koda Koda Koda Koda Koda Koda Koda
PHY 665 / AMS 532, Journal Club in Physical Biology (1) 12.00-12.53 W, ESS181 Rizzo Rizzo Rizzo Rizzo Rizzo Rizzo Rizzo Rizzo
PHY 668, Astronomy Seminar (0-1) 2:30-3:50 W, ESS 450 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA Calder Calder Calder Calder Calder Calder Calder Calder tba Calder
PHY 669, Nuclear Astrophysics Seminar (0-1) TBA Lattimer Lattimer Lattimer Lattimer Lattimer Lattimer tba Lattimer Lattimer
PHY 670, Theoretical Physics Seminar (0-1) 2:30-5:20 Th, MT 6125 TBA Wei Wei Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli Rastelli
PHY 672, Elementary Particles Seminar (0-1) 1.00-1.53 M, D122 TBA TBA TBA TBA TBA McGrew Tsybychev Tsybychev Tsybychev Tsybychev Rijssenbeek Tsybychev Tsybychev Grannis Grannis Grannis
PHY 673, Seminar in Cosmology (0-1) 2.30-4.00, W, ESS 454 Sehgal TBA Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal Sehgal
PHY 674, S1, Nuclear Physics Seminar (0-1) 4:00-5.20 Th, C133 Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Drees Drees
PHY 674, S2, Nuclear Theory Seminar (0-1) 4:00-5.20 Th, C133 Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Verbaarschot Shuryak Shuryak Shuryak
PHY 676, Solid State Physics Seminar (0-1) 1.30-2.30 F, B131 TBA TBA TBA TBA Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra Fernandez-Serra
PHY 678, AMO Seminar (0-1) 4:00-5:20 M, S141 Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman Bergeman
PHY 698, Colloquium (0-1) 4:00-6.50 Tu, HH 137 TBA TBA Rastelli Rastelli TBA Aronson Aronsn Abanov, Aronson, Calder,Kiryluk,
Rastelli, Schneble, Tsybychev
Aronson Aronson Aronson Aronsen Zingale Aronson Zingale Zingale

Course (Credits)

Offered

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

Fall 2015

Spring 2015

Fall 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2012

Spring 2012

Fall 2011

Spring 2011

Fall 2010

Spring 2010


UNIVERSTIY WIDE REQUIREMENTS AND GUIDELINES

Below are university wide requirements and guidelines for students and faculty that apply to all of the above courses.

Academic Integrity

Each student must pursue his or her academic goals honestly and be personally accountable for all submitted work. Representing another person's work as your own is always wrong. Any suspected instance of academic dishonesty will be reported to the Academic Judiciary. For more comprehensive information on academic integrity, including categories of academic dishonesty, please refer to the academic judiciary website.

Electronic Communication

Email to your University email account is an important way of communicating with you for this course. For most students the email address is firstname.lastname@stonybrook.edu, and the account can be accessed . *It is your responsibility to read your email received at this account.*

For instructions about how to verify your University email address see this . You can set up email forwarding using instructions here. If you choose to forward your University email to another account, we are not responsible for any undeliverable messages.

Religious Observances

See the policy statement regarding religious holidays at this address. Students are expected to notify the course professors by email of their intention to take time out for religious observance. This should be done as soon as possible but definitely before the end of the add/drop period. At that time they can discuss with the instructor(s) how they will be able to make up the work covered.

Disabilities

If you have a physical, psychiatric/emotional, medical or learning disability that may impact on your ability to carry out assigned course work, you should contact the staff in the Disability Support Services office [DSS], 632-6748/9. DSS will review your concerns and determine, with you, what accommodations are necessary and appropriate. All information and documentation of disability is confidential.

Students who require assistance during emergency evacuation are encouraged to discuss their needs with their professors and Disability Support Services. For procedures and information go to the website

Critical Incident Management

Stony Brook University expects students to respect the rights, privileges, and property of other people. Faculty are required to report to the University Police and the Office of University Community Standards any serious disruptive behavior that interrupts teaching, compromises the safety of the learning environment, and/or inhibits studentsĀ’ ability to learn. See more here.

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