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Giving Opportunities


The University of Michigan has a distinguished record of innovation in applied physics. As an interdisciplinary graduate program, applied physics brings the fundamentals of physical theory together with its applications to modern technology and practical “hands-on” training in the research laboratories. Applied physics benefits from the university’s acclaimed multidisciplinary research environment by providing dynamic graduate training and research that lays a solid base in the fundamentals of modern physics, while also exploring applications in the context of various branches of engineering, biological and medical science, chemistry, geology, environmental science, natural resources, and public policy. With access to the most advanced facilities and foremost scholars and scientists across the campus, our students gain the knowledge and skills to apply and advance concepts in emerging technologies. Our graduates are highly sought to fill leadership positions in research, industry, academia, and government.


Your Gifts at Work

“In joining the University of Michigan’s Applied Physics Program, I could only gasp at the marvels of physics that I experienced in my classes and in my laboratory, studying plasmas. For me, the Applied Physics Program has continued to evoke amazement in human ingenuity and in the enormity of the universe.”

—Akash Shah, 2022 Applied Physics Ph.D.


Giving Opportunities

Applied Physics Strategic Fund

Contributions to this strategic fund will serve as a financial resource to ensure the success of our graduate students. This funding will be an essential component of the continuous growth and development of the Applied Physics Program.

Thank you for supporting Applied Physics!