Department Chair

Professor Rena Zieve
Phone: (530) 752-5989
FAX: (530) 752-4717
Chair's Assistant:

Vice Chair for Administration and Undergraduate Affairs

Professor Michael Mulhearn
Phone: (530) 754-7226
FAX: (530) 752-4717

Vice Chair for Graduate Affairs

Professor Rajiv Singh
Phone: (530) 752-4710
FAX: (530) 752-4717


Chief Administrative Officer, Room 175 Physics Bldg

Tracy Lade
Phone: (530) 752-5891
FAX: (530) 752-4717

Business Office, Room 174 Physics Bldg

Allison Clabaugh , Lead Research Award Administrator
Phone (530) 752-6830


Purchasing, shipping/receiving:

Graduate Program Coordinator/Admissions, Room 174B Physics Bldg

Lenna Crabbe-Charlesworth
Phone (530) 752-1501

Undergraduate Academic Advising, Room 174C Physics Bldg

Amy Folz
Phone: (530) 752-4092

For general information email: Student Services

Seminar / Visitor Program Coordination

Email requests and other communications to

Room Reservations

Email room reservation requests to

Department Information

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of California
One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616-8677
Phone: (530) 752-1500
FAX: (530) 752-4717
Campus Map

The Physics & Astronomy Department is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm (closed from 12-1 pm). Our Main Office is located in room 174 Physics; phone 530-752-1500.

Department Forms and Policies

Department forms and policies are available internally via the Physics Intranet.