The Graduate Association of Physicists was formed to establish a community of students at Texas Tech University. Our main goal is to be a representative body for physics graduate students at Texas Tech University and in the Department of Physics & Astronomy. 

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The requirements for being a member of GrAsP you must be:

  • Enrolled as a graduate student within the Department of Physics & Astronomy
  • Individuals employed by Texas Tech University as a Teaching or Research Assistant in the Department of Physics & Astrophysics are eligible for associate member status
  • Attendance of at least two regular meetings per long semester
  • Participation in organization elections and votes


The multiple benefits for joining GRASP include but are not limited to:

  • Being apart of a group of like minded individuals
  • Funding:
    • Receive donations for the first months you are here
    • Apply to present research at conferences
    • Workshops
  • Awards for publishing
  • GrAsP merchandise for first year ¬†students

Our current leadership positions:

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Madhi Sanati