Catalyst for innovative research in Physics and Materials Science, Education, and Training.
Welcome to the Department of Physics and Materials Science at The UofM
Our goal is to advance scientific knowledge and innovation while at the same time educating the next generation of talented scientists. Our dedicated faculty supports this mission with cutting-edge research, unique programs, and a supportive learning environment. Chair's Message
The Lois McGlothlin Donaldson Endowed Lecture in Physics
When Lois McGlothlin Donaldson attended the UofM as a young woman she majored in Art History. After her college years, as she grew older, she became fascinated by the obvious beauty in Hubble telescope images of deep space nebulae. Here was art of a different sort and with a history that was unfathomable. Learn More
Department of Physics and Materials Science News and Highlights
Physics and Materials Science faculty win teaching and research awards. Read More