UHP News and Events


New UHP Alumni Network

If you are an alum of the SMU UHP and would like to learn more about our new Alumni Network, please email Susan Harris (sharris@smu.edu).


We have a Slack Channel

Current students: Stay connected during this difficult time, we have a Slack Channel. Check your SMU email for the invitation link. 


New UHP Class offered Fall 2020!

UHP 4100: The Scientific Enterprise

Dr. Scott Norris

Mondays at 5pm Clements G11


The Physics of Video Games and Gaming

The Grand Challenge Problem is an open-ended, non-textbook question or prompt that invites students to
  • Identify the framework or scenario for their investigation of the prompt;
  • Identify aspects within the framework that need to be investigated.
  • Use introductory physics concepts to explore the aspects and arrive at conclusions about them.