Spring 2002 Meeting of the Illinois Section of the AAPT
"Careers in Physics"
April 5-6, 2002
Physics Department, Eastern Illinois University
Charleston, Illinois  61920
Call for Papers         Registration          Meeting Links         Program        Photographs

Invited Presentation, 7:30 pm, Friday
Phipps Lecture Hall, First Floor

Mile High Photonics

Tom Baur
President and CEO Meadowlark Optics Frederick, Colorado

Retarder

 

 

Panel Discussion on Friday, 4:00 - 5:00
"Careers in Physics"

Tom Baur, President and CEO, Meadowlark Optics, Frederick, CO
Jim Allen, International Space Station, Boeing, Houston, TX
Jeff Vollmer, Certified Health Physicist, ABC Labs, Columbia, MO
David Bowman, High School Physics Teacher, Clinton High School, Clinton, IL
Ken Bower, President and CEO, Trace Photonics, Charleston, IL
Neil Phillips, Nuclear Reactor Scientist, Nuclear Power Station, Kankakee, IL
 

Invited Speakers

"International Space Station: An Overview by an EIU Physicist", Jim Allen, Boeing, Houston, TX
"Overview of ABC Laboratories and Careers in Health Physics", Jeff Vollmer, Certified Health Physicist, ABC Labs, Columbia, MO
"The Nuclear Battery", Ken Bower, President and CEO, Trace Photonics, Charleston, IL
 

Workshops W1-W4   -   Friday, 10:00 am - noon          Details

W1.  "A Taste of the Modeling Method of Instruction in Physics", Benjamin Thompson, Jason Ryan, Aaron Stremmel, Larihel Johnson, and Shannon Mandel, Student Teachers in Physics, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.  Free, limit 24.
W2.  "Lasers in the Classroom", Steven W. Daniels, Department of Physics, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL.  Free, limit 10.
W3.  "Inquiry Practice in High School Physics", Carl J. Wenning, Coordinator, Physics Teacher Education Program, Illinois State University, Normal, IL.  Free, limit 24.
W4.  "Bringing Argonne National Laboratory Data to the Classroom", Keith Andrew, Department of Physics, Eastern Illinois University, Christopher Klaus, Division of Information Systems, Argonne National Laboratory, and Tim McCollum, Charleston Middle School.  Free, limit 9.

Workshop W5   -   Saturday, 10:00 am - noon          Details

W5.  "Tycho:  Enhancing Your Course with Web Technology", Tim Stelzer, Department of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL.  Free, limit 12.

Contributed papers including those of the Student Research Symposium will be scheduled  on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning.
 

Meeting Links

 

Call for papers online mail or FAX
Registration form     online mail or FAX

Contributed papers - current list:  submitted abstracts | details
Registration info - name tags | name/address/e-mail | feestake-fives | workshops | symposium
Charleston area -
lodging | directions | maps and parking

   
The program chair and local contact for sending forms by regular mail or FAX and for checking on classroom and lab facilities is: If you have any problems with submitting information via the online forms or if there are corrections to be made, contact the person who maintains these pages:
Keith Andrew
Physics Department
Eastern Illinois University
223 Physical Science Building
Charleston, IL 61920
Phone: 217-581-3220
FAX: 217-581-6613 (cover page should specify Keith Andrew)
kandrew@eiu.edu
David R. Renneke
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Augustana College
Rock Island, IL 61201-2296
Phone: 309-794-3403
Department: 309-794-3377
FAX:  309-794-7722
phrenneke@augustana.edu

Last update:   April 7, 2002