Eight Physics Students Receive Award to Attend PHYSCON 2019
Published on October 28, 2019
The USciences Society of Physics Students (SPS) received a $600 Chapter Reporter Award from the American Institute of Physics to allow 8 USciences physics students to participate in PHYSCON 2019, the quadrennial Physics Congress on November 14-16 in Providence Rhode, Island. The 8 students will join 1,500 other physics majors at the event.
Students are required to write a reflection article after the event as part of the award, which could be published in the SPS national magazine.
During PHYSCON 2019, participants get to meet physics luminaries including a Physics Nobel Laureate, visit a nuclear submarine base and physics research laboratories, listen to physics research and career talks by industrial physicists, present research and outreach posters, and network with other SPS chapters.
The USciences SPS chapter has been judged Outstanding SPS Chapter for three consecutive years. The chapter's advisor, associate professor of physics Roberto Ramos PhD, who received the 2018 Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award, is helping organize the physics congress which is the largest conference for physics majors in the United States.