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Physics @ CMU

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

  • Autumnal Equinox Lecture "Hunting for Habitable Worlds"
     Thursday, September 27, 2018
     4:15pm in the Library Auditorium
     Reception and Sutdent Posters in the Baber Room at 4pm
  • FLOSIC All Hands Meeting
     September 28 & 29
  • Understanding liquid water from first principles: A tale of two liquids
     Thursday, October 18, 2018
     Refreshments at 3:30pm in Dow 208
     Presentations at 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