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

EU grants awarded to three Umeå researchers

2018-04-19
Three researchers at Umeå University have been awarded EU fellowships and grants for research projects in cryo-electron microscopy, energy storage and...

More teachers with pedagogical qualification

2018-03-28
Last week, 14 teachers were appointed qualified teachers and four were appointed excellent teachers in the Umeå University pedagogical qualification m...

Virtual autonomous vehicles at CVT2018

2018-03-13
The Commercial Vehicle Technology Symposium 2018 (CVT2018) was held 13-15 March in Kiaserslautern. Martin Servin from UMIT and Michael Brandl from Alg...

Award to granular bulk vision in innovation idea competition

2018-03-04
MBV Systems was awarded at SIP STRIM and EIT RawMaterials annual innovation idea competition. The winning pitch, awarded with 600.000 SEK, describe a ...

New professors at the Faculty of Science and Technology

2017-11-27
At the end of October 2017, five new professors were installed at Umeå University's Årshögtid. Read more and watch movie clips about the new professor...

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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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