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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

  • The Pursuit of Quantum Materials Research for Potential Energy Conversion Applications
     Kaya Wei, FSU
     February 27, 2020
     4pm in Dow 107
  • Two Ways to Make a Black Hole...and See it!
     Dan Reichart, U. of North Carolina
     March 5, 2020
     4pm in Dow 107
  • Experimental Nuclear Physics
     Brianna Mount, Black Hills State U.
     March 26, 2020
     4pm in Dow 107

​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