Physics Club Activities

Student Physics Society - Seven Roles
Chapter Advisor:  Dr. Cecilia Vogel
Background image -
Galaxies in Pegasus

Upcoming Events and Ongoing Projects

Augie Physics Blog
Augustana Physics Outreach Program
SPS National

The next meeting will be Thurs., Sep. 16 at 11:30 am in Hanson 120.
  2010-2011 Officers
Club Photo taken September 3, 2009
     President: Mark Warren
     V. President: Momina Khan
     Secretary: Kyle Weigand
     Treasurer: Gee Nguyen
     Outreach: Andrew Palm
     Publicity: Momina Kahn
  Highlights from 2009-2010

Current research in Mechanical Engineering at Iowa State University, Dr. LeAnn Faidley, Oct. 1
"Advances in Tire/Vehicle Noise Reduction", Dr. J. Daniel Britton, Oct. 22
Astronomy Fall Open House at the observatory, Oct. 24
Society of Physics Students Zone 9 Meeting, Nov. 20-21 - photos
Annual Christmas party featuring liquid nitrogen ice cream made by Dr. Carkner, Dec. 17 - photos

"Ice Fishing for Neutrinos", Dr. Francis Halzen, U. of Wisconsin-Madison, Jan. 21
Cub Scouts energy demo, April 15
Astronomy Day Open House at the observatory, April 17
"Quantum Information", Dr. Kishor Kapale, Western Illinois University, May 4, Sigma Pi SIgma - new members
  Highlights from 2008-2009

Olympic-themed Physics Open House, Oct 5
Homecoming Cardboard Boat Regatta, Oct. 11
Fall Open House at the observatory, Nov. 1
Congratulations to Gabe Caceres on winning the top physics prize in research competition sponsored by the U.S. DOE
Presentation by Gabe Caceres on "Searching for Dark Matter", Nov. 24
Christmas party, Dec. 18
Physics of Toys Open House, Feb. 8
Presentation by the Iowa State Solar Decathalon team, Mar. 24
Denkmann Elementary School Science Night, Apr. 7
Astronomy Day Open House at the observatory, May 2

Gabe Caceres - Nov. 24

"Physics of Toys" - Feb. 8



Scarecrow - Club T-shirt


Gabe Caceres and Dr. Vogel

"Dark Matter" - Nov. 24

Physics Club Cardboard Boat 2008

Some Physics Links
   National Supercomputing Centers
   Argonne National Laboratory
   Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

Physics Outreach Programs at Other Schools
 Physics Van - University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana

SPS Chapters, Zones and Programs
   National SPS
   SPS zone 9 - Augustana belongs to this zone

Augustana SPS Archive
   Some history of our chapter - starting in 1996
   Sep. 17, 2001
   May 12, 2002
   Mar. 17, 2003
   Sep. 9, 2003 - club photo for 2002-2003
   Sep. 13, 2004 - club photo for 2003-2004
   Sep. 7, 2005 - club photo for 2004-2005
   Sep. 27, 2006 - club photo for 2005-2006
   Sep. 6, 2007 - club photo for 2006-2007
   Sep. 8, 2008 - club photo for 2007-2008
   Sep. 7, 2009 - club photo for 2008-2009
   Sep. 9, 2010 - club photo for 2009-2010

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Last modified:  Sep. 9, 2010