Department of Physics

The Department of Physics belongs to the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University.

At present about 100 people work at the new Department of Physics, professors, lecturers, researchers, guest professors, postdocs, doctoral students, and technical and administrative staff.

We carry out research and research education in various fields, for example in optical physics, nonlinear physics, plasma physics, general relativity, condensed matter physics and nanotechnology, photonics, biological physics, complex networks, space physics and physics education.

News

Research and development of humanoid robots using physics-based simulation

2017-11-01
Dr. Shinichiro Nakaoka from AIST visited UMIT Lab on October 31 and gave a talk on the use of physics-based simulation in research and development of ...

Spin-off company provide solutions for world’s premiere robotics competition

2017-09-11
The spin-off company Algoryx Simulation has been contracted to provide solutions for physics simulation to the world’s premiere robotics competition, ...

IceLab organizes a creative camp for young scientists

2017-08-24
Now is the time to apply for IceLab Camp. It is a four-day communication and creativity camp for young scientists.

MIT – a place to meet

2017-04-26
On Friday 27 April, the focus environment MIT place opens with a robot competition organised by students in engineering physics. The inauguration prog...

SEK 33 million to young researchers

2016-12-15
The Swedish Research Council has decided which prominent young researchers should be granted consolidation grants. The Council has approved twenty gra...

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Contact information

Postal address

Department of Physics
Umeå University
SE-90187 Umeå
Sweden

Visiting address

Linnaeus väg 24, plan 3
(on campus)

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