• Theoretical and Applied Solid Mechanics

    Students are introduced to the concepts of stress and strain, and discuss conservation laws and constitutive equations. We derive the Navier equations...

  • Analytical Mechanics

    Mastery of the concepts and techniques of analytical mechanics is essential to a deep understanding of physics. This course begins with basic principl...

  • Physics for Life Sciences

    Principles of physics of central relevance to modern biological analysis and instrumentation are introduced with an emphasis on application in practic...

  • Cellular Neurobiology

    In this course students learn about the cellular and molecular basis of neuronal functions, and how individual electrical signals are integrated into ...

  • Independent Study

    The course Independent Study will foster the development of independent study and research skills such as reading and critiquing the scientific litera...

  • Vector and Tensor Calculus

    A geometrically oriented introduction to the calculus of vector and tensor fields on three-dimensional Euclidean point space, with applications to the...

  • Neurobiology of Learning and Memory I

    The aim of this course is to engage students in thinking about and discussing fundamental issues in research on neural mechanisms of learning and memo...

  • Quantum Mechanics II

    This is a two-term graduate course that covers most of the essential topics of modern nonrelativistic quantum mechanics. The course is primarily inten...

  • Laboratory Experience

    Students will be placed in a laboratory appropriate to their specific needs in terms of language and location.  They will participate in laboratory ...

  • Thesis Proposal

    Students work in the laboratory of the Professor under whom they wish to conduct their thesis research. They undertake and write up preliminary resear...