Under the aspiration of University of Macau (UM) to excel in research, high quality research can only be achievable by motivated academics and postgraduates. The establishment of IAPME positions the UM strategically in the frontier of applied physics and materials research. The IAPME offers a balance between fundamental and applied research. This interdisciplinary institute combines the diverse research strengths and expertise at UM to focus on developing real-world solution to future technological challenges.

Research areas that are currently represented in the Institute include:


Facilities and Equipment