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While studying physics at CMU, you'll use advanced equipment and work closely with respected faculty members committed to student-centered learning. In addition to research and professional internship opportunities, you'll develop technical skills through a variety of projects in areas specifically used by physics majors. These include the Brooks ​Astronomical Observatory and laboratories which are equipped for laser spectroscopy, magnetic resonance, rheology, thin films, polymer fluid dynamics and X-ray diffraction.

​Upcoming Events

  • Life Under Blazing Stars: Supernova Mysteries
     Georgios Perdikakis, CMU
     December 14, 2019 at 10:30am
     1300 FRIB Laboratory, Michigan State University
  • Experimental Nuclear Physics
     Bradley Mayer, Clemson U.
     February 6, 2020 at 4pm
     Dow 107, CMU
  • Condensed Matter Experiments
     Kaya Wei, FSU
     February 20, 2020 at 4pm
     Dow 107, CMU
  • Astronomy
     Dan Reichart, U. of North Carolina
     March 5, 2020 at 4pm
     Dow 107 CMU

​Contact Us

  • Department of Physics
    Central Michigan University
    Dow Science Complex 203
    Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
    Phone: 989.774.3321
  • Dr. Christopher Tycner
    Department Chairperson
    Dow Science Complex 203/219
    Phone: 989.774.3321