Prof Hektor Kashuri working with students in an active learning classroom.

Prof Hektor Kashuri working with students in an active learning classroom.


WPI’s Physics Department is committed to the success of our students, and we provide many resources to help them achieve it. Resources within the WPI community, like a student physics club and physics help sessions, or many online resources are great supports to help students with their studies and to round out their extracurricular interests. We encourage students to take advantage of the many WPI support services available.

Location: Olin Hall
Phone: 508-831-5258
Fax: 508-831-5886

Resources for Physics Students

Online Resources

  • American Institute of Physics (AIP) was created for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare.
  • American Physical Society (APS) is a nonprofit membership organization working to advance and diffuse the knowledge of physics through its outstanding research journals, scientific meetings, and education, outreach, advocacy, and international activities. APS represents more than 50,000 members, including physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and throughout the world.
  • American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) mission is to advance physics teaching and learning by serving as the trusted hub for valued resources and programs, facilitating strong professional networks, and supporting members to advocate for physics education.
  • TED Talks – Physics is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: technology, entertainment, design. 
  • Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is a research center dedicated to exploring the world around us at its most fundamental level.
  • is a comprehensive physics and astronomy online education, research, and reference website. is a meeting place for professionals, students, and other curious minds.