Physics

SPS Schedule of Events

Presented by the Society of Physics Students 

2022 - 2023

Date Place Speaker Title
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 SR 151 Physics Olympics Compete in a number of Physics Related competions to win prizes!
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 SR 151 Prof. Siu-Tung Yau, Electrical Engineering CSU A clutre-free diagnostic platform for bacterial infections
Tuesday, Septemeber 20, 2022 SR 151 Undergraduate Summer Research Presentations USRA participents will present their experiences and findings
Tuesday, August 30, 2022 SR 151 PDF icon SPS Welcome Meeting Welcome SPS Meeting & PhysCon 22 Introdution

2021 – 2022

Date Place Speaker Title
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 SR 151 PDF icon SPS Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party LN2 End-of-the-Year Party
Tuesday, April 26, 2022 SR 151 PDF icon SPS Physics Jeopardy.pdf SPS Physics Jeopardy
Tuesday, April 12, 2022 SR 151 PDF icon CSU Faculty Research Presentations Pt. 2.pdf CSU Faculty Research Presentation Pt. 2
Tuesday, March 8, 2022 SR 151 Research Presentations Undergraduate Research Presentations
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 SR 151 PhysCon 2022 PhysCon 2022 Informational Meeting
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 SR 151 Dr. Hunter King, University of Akron Talk by Dr. Hunter King, Prof of Polymer Science, Biology, and Physics University of Akron
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Zoom Dr. Conrad (SPS Director) & Dr. Streletzky (SPS President) #HowToREU: Applying to REU’s in Physics, Astronomy, and other fields
Tuesday, November 30, 2021 SR 151 SPS Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party, and Sigma Pi Sigma 100th Birthday Party!

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

SR 151 Professor Kevin Cavicchi, University of Akron Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering Graduate Programs at the University of Akron
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 SR 151 Faculty Research Presentations Faculty Research
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 SR 151 Physics Olympics 2021 Physics Olympics
Tuesday, October 12, 2021 SR 151 Dr. James Lock, CSU Leonardo’s cross: a mathematical analysis & physical explanation of a long-forgotten observation of an optical caustic by Leonardo da Vinci
Tuesday, September 28, 2021 SR 151 Alexis Merk, Angela Noreck Student Research Presentations
Tuesday, September 14, 2021
11:30am – 12:30pm
SR 151 Andrew Scherer Observations of cross-shelf nitrate fluxes on the Oregon continental shelf: an REU experience
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
11:30am – 12:30pm
SR 151 Welcome Meeting Fall Semester 2021 Welcome Meeting for Fall 2021 Semester

Past Events

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SPEAKER

TITLE

NOTES

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First Final Meeting of the Semester Presented by the Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Samantha
Tietjen, Garrett
Witzke, and Talia
Minisall
Graduate Students and COF Physics Project Presentations Presented by the Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First
Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2021 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Michael Georgalis Careers in Physics:
Identification and Mitigation of Vibration, Magnetic Field and Acoustic Effects for Nanotechnology and Ultra Precision Applications
Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Dr. Kaufman, Dr. Schearer, and Dr. Kothapalli Faculty Research Projects Done with Undergraduates (Part III) Presented by the Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First
Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021 "Virtual Seminar"  Zoom - 11:30am Welcome Meeting Spring Semester 2021 Welcome Meeting for Spring Semester 2021 Presented by the Society of Physics Students

Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am

Final Meeting of the Fall Semester Final Meeting for Fall Semester 2020 Presented by the Society of Physics Students and Choose Ohio First
Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Justin Flaherty The Askaryan Radio Array: Searching for Astrophysical Neutrinos in the Antarctic Ice Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am

Dr. P. Fodor, Dr. E. Schearer, Dr. A. Resnick, Dr. S. Kumar, and Dr. J. Gatica

Faculty Research Projects done with Undergraduates (Part II) Presented by the Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First
Tuesday, Oct 27, 2020 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Dr. J. Bickel, Dr. T. Heus, Dr. G. Ao and Dr. S. Ryan Faculty Research Projects done with Undergraduates   (Part I) Presented by the Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First
Tuesday,  Oct 6, 2020 "Virtual Seminar" Zoom - 11:30am Andrew Scherer and Richard Sent
  • Finding size and structure of polymeric structure of Polymeric Microgels Using Light Scattering
  • Imaging of the Soft Matter Particulate Systems by Scanning Electron Microscopy
Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Tuesday, Sept 15, 2020  "Virtual Seminar"  Zoom - 11:30am Theresa
Lincheck
Quantifying the Stable Boundary Layer
Depth in the Arctic Region of Northern
Finland: A Remote REU Experience
Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Tuesday, Feb 25, 2020   SR 151   11:30am Niksa Praljak, Theresa Lincheck, Andrew Scherer, Samantha Tietjen Student Research Presentations Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Tuesday, Feb 18, 2020   SR 151   11:30am Dr. Schearer, Dr. Kaufman, Dr. Ryan, Dr. Gao, Dr. Ao Faculty Research Projects with Undergraduates (part 3) Presented by the Society of Physics Students & Choose Ohio First
Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020  SR 151  11:30am Jacob Adamczyk SQUIDs and Magnets in France Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Tuesday,   Jan 21, 2020 SR 151  11:30am Society of Physics Students Welcome Meeting Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Dec 5, 2019  SR 151  11:30am Society of Physics Students Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Nov 21 2019   SR 151  11:30am Dr. Philip Bos The Application of Liquid Crystals to Optical Beam Steering and Tunable Lenses Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Nov 7, 2019  SR 151  11:30am

Mario Alberto, Jacob Martin, Andrew Scherer,  Justin Thompson,   Samantha Tietjen

Student Research Presentations Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Nov 1, 2019  Washkewicz Hall 405, See Flyer for times and RSVP Info Dr. Daniel Raible Communication with Light: A New Dawn in the Information Age IEEE Control Systems Society, HKN Epsilon Alpha Chapter, and Society of Physics Students
Oct 31, 2019 SR 151  11:30am Society of Physics Students Physics Olympics 2019 Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Oct 24, 2019 SR 151   11:30am Dr. Gatica, Dr. Sun, Dr. Resnick, Dr. Margolius, Dr. Streletzky Faculty Research Projects Done with Undergraduates (Part 2) Joint Meeting of Choose Ohio First and Society of Physics Students
Oct 17, 2019 SR 151   11:30am James Pitchford Serious Statistics: The Aliasing Adventure Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Oct. 3, 2019  SR 151  11:30am Dr. Bickel, Dr. Holland, Dr. Fodor, Fr. Kothapalli, Dr. Heus Faculty Research Projects Done with Undergraduates  (Part 1) Joint Meeting of Choose Ohio First and Society of Physics Students
Sept 12, 19   SR 151   11:30am Society of Physics Students Welcome Meeting Presented by the Society of Physics Students
May 2, 2019 SR 151  11:30am Society of Physics Students Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party Presented by the Society of Physics Students
April 25, 19 SR 151  11:30am Dr. Michael Hinczewski, Case Western Reserve University Evolution, Accelerated: Controlling Noisy Nanoscale Systems, from Quantum Bomputing to Cancer Therapy Presented by the Society of Physics Student & Math Club
April 18, 19  SR 151  11:30am Physics Alumni Series: Phil Dee Accelerating Determinant Quantum Monte Carlo with Artificial Neural Networks Presented by the Society of Physics Students
April 11, 19 SR 151  11:30am Physics Jeopardy Physics Jeopardy Presented by the Society of Physics Students
April 4, 19  SR 151   11:30am Dr. James Lock Imaging Through Cylinders: Virtual Caustics, Rainbow Glare Points and Image Fragmentation Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Feb. 28, 19  SR 151   11:30am Aubrey Lokey, Jacob Adamczyk, Alberto Williams, Niksa Praljak, Sam Tietjen Undergraduate Student Research Presentations Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Feb. 14, 19   SR 151   11:30am Faculty Research   Choose Ohio First Faculty Research Projects Undergraduates Presented by the Society of Physics Students and Choose Ohio First
Jan. 24, 19  SR-151   11:30am Society of Physics Students SPS First Meeting of Spring 2019 Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Dec. 6, 18   SR-151   11:30am Society of Physics Students Semi-Annual Nitrogen Ice Cream Party Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Nov 28, 18  SR-151,  11:30am Michael Centanni, PhD A Great Career Choice: Combining Science or Engineering with Law Presented by the Society of Physics Students and Choose Ohio First
Nov 15, 18 SR-151,   11:30am Faculty Research Choose Ohio First Choose Ohio First Joint Meeting Undergraduate Research Projects Presented by the  Society of Physics Students and Choose Ohio First
Nov 1, 18    SR-151,  11:30am 2018 Physics Olympics Physics Olympics Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Oct 25 2018 SR - 151     11:30am Kaitlin Vandemark Going From Academia to Industry Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Oct 18 2018 SR - 151,      11:30am Faculty Research Choose Ohio First Choose Ohio First Joint Meeting Presented by the Society of Physics Students and Choose Ohio First
Oct. 4, 2018   SR - 151,    11:30am Physics, Chemical/Bio Medical Faculty Research Projects for Undergrads Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Sept. 20,   SR 151,   11:30am Society of Physics Students Welcome to CSU 2018 Presented by the Society of Physics Students
May 3rd,   SR - 151,  11:30am Society of Physics Students Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party Presented by the Society of Physics Students
April 26,   SR - 151,  11:30am Math Club & SPS Convolutions are Smoothing Operators Dr. Pratihba Ghatage, professor emeritus
April 19,   SR - 151,  11:30am

Society of Physics Students

Physics    Jeopardy Presented by the Society of Physics Students
April 12th,  SR - 151,  11:30am

Nicholas Barron,  William Calabrase,   Anthony Dobrila,

 

Undergraduate Physics Research Project Presentations Presented by the Society of Physics Students
March 30,  Fenn Tower Ballroom 2:30 pm Featuring: Tony Dobrila & Dr. Resnick

Generation & Modulation and  Notes are Dumb: Physics of Drumming

Presented by the Society of Physics Students
March 22,  11:30am,  SR - 151 Prasenjit Bose Mechanics of 3D Engineered Microtissues Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Feb. 22,  11:30am,  SR - 151 Aubrey Lokey Interning at NASA Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Feb. 8,  11:30am,  SR - 151 SPS Meeting Rock 'n' Roll Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Jan. 25,  11:30am,  SR - 151 SPS Meeting SPS 1st Meeting of the Spring Semester Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Dec. 7,  11:30am,  SR - 151 Ice Cream Party Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Party Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Nov. 21, 11:30am,  SR - 151 Vincenzo LaSalvia Tabula Rasa Defect Engineering: Suppressing Oxygen Precipitates for Enhanced Photocarrier Lifetimes SPS Presents: Physics Alumni Series Seminar
Nov. 16, 11:30am,  SR - 151 Justin Flaherty Shooting Lasers into the Sky: Measuring Atmospheric Turbulence Using Lidar Presented by Society of Physics Students and Math Club
Nov. 9,   11:30am,  SR - 151 Dr. Andrew Resnick Cilium: Definition of an Interdisciplinary problem Presented by Society of Physics Students
Oct. 26, 11:30am,  SR - 151 Physics Olympics 2017 Physics Olympics Presented by Society of Physics Students
Oct. 12, 11:30am,  SR - 151

Dr. Bickel,       Dr. Heus,        Dr. Kaufman,  Dr. Zurcher,    Dr. Streletzky

Available Research Project for Undergraduates Projects are available with Physics Faculty
Oct 4, 2:30pm-4:00pm,   SR Atrium  SPS Students SPS Poster Session Society of Physics Students

Sept 28, 17  11:30am,  SR - 151

Dr. Resnick,    Dr. Fodor,       Dr. Kothapalli, Dr. Wirth,        Dr. Ao,            Dr. Holland

Available Research Projects for Undergraduates Projects are available with Physics and Chemical/Biomedical Engineering
Sept 14, 17  11:30am,  SR - 151 Society of Physics Students Welcome Back Party Fall 2017 Presented by the Society of Physics Students
May 4, 2017 11:30am, SR-151 SPS Students Ice Cream Party End of the Year LN2 Ice Cream Party 2017 Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Apr. 27, 11:30am, SR-151 Society of Physics Students JEOPARDY Physics Edition Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Apr. 20, 11:30am, SR-151 Physics Movie (Part 2) Physics Movie (Part 2) Presented by Society of Physics Students
Apr. 4, 11:30am, SR-151 Physics Movie Physics Movie Presented by Society of Physics Students
Mar. 30, 11:30am, SR-151 Marie Blatnik, PhD Physics Student The Accelerator-based Science Life Presented by the Physics Alumni Series Seminar

Feb. 2, 2017 11:30am, SR-151

Society of Physics Students Leadership Welcome Back Party Presented by the Society of Physics Students
Dec. 8, 2016 11:30am, SR-152 SPS Students Ice Cream Party End of the Year LN2 Ice Cream Party 2016 Presented by the Society of Physics Students

Dec. 1, 2016 11:30am, SR-152

Patrick Donaghue, CSU MATH Student Introduction to Functional Iteration Presented by CSU's Math Club

Nov. 17, 11:30am, SR-152

Dr. David Spelic Medical Physics in Diagnostic Radiology Presented by the Society of Physics Students (SPS)
Oct. 27, 11:30am, SR-152 Physics Olympics Go for the Gold at this year’s Annual Physics Olympics! Compete in a physics-inspired Relay Race Competition Presented by the Society of Physics Students (SPS)
Oct 13,. 11:30am,  SR- 152 Petru Fodor, Kiril Streletzky, and Ulrich Zurcher October Short Research Presentation to Undergraduates by Physics Faculty SPS Seminar  (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Sept 29. 11:30am,  SR- 152 Jessica Bickel, Thijs Heus, and Andy Resnick Short Research Presentation to Undergraduates by Physics Faculty SPS Seminar  (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Sept 15, 11:30am,  SR- 152 SPS Leadership Welcome to CSU Party Welcome new semester with Physics, Pizza, and info about the Physics Department and SPS
Apr 28, 16, 11:30am, SR-151 Justin Flaherty Langevin Analysis of an Optically Trapped Primary Cilium SPS Seminar (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Apr 21, 2016, 11:30am, SR-151 Physics and Math Movie Day Top Secret Rosies: The Female 'Computers' of WWII Presented by the Society of Physics Students with the CSU Math Club
Apr. 7, 2016 11:30am, SR-151 Joseph Graser, BS Physics Honor Alumnus Straight-Forward Facts about Graduate School SPS and Math Club Join Seminar (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Mar. 10, 2016, 11:30am, SR-151 Dr. James Lock, Professor Emeritus, Physics Department, CSU From the elliptical trajectories of bound states of planets around the sun to elliptical trajectories of bound states of light inside a microparticle SPS Seminar (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Feb. 11, 2016, 11:30am, SR-151 Dr. Angelo Licata, Cleveland Clinic Astronauts, Engineers, and one endocrinologist - a chance meeting in time SPS Seminar (Invited by A. Resnick and K. Streletzky)
Feb. 4, 2016, 11:30am, SR-151 SPS Leadership Welcome Back Party - Spring 2016 Welcome new semester with Physics, Pizza, and info about the Physics Department and SPS
Dec. 3, 11:30am, SR-151 SPS Students Ice Cream Party LN2 Ice Cream Party Join us for pizza, soda, and ice cream at the end of the Semester semi-annual Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Social
Nov 19, 11:30am, SI-149 Sixth Physics Olympics VI Annual Physics Olympics Compete in one or several basic Physics Olympics events for the great physics prizes or be a cheering spectator
Nov 12, 11:30am, SR-151 Krista Freeman, Carnegie Mellon University Shining a Light on Viruses: A Physicist’s Adventures in Biology SPS Seminar by a CSU Physics Alumnus! (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Oct 16 & 17 Main Classroom   Zone 7 SPS Event SPS Zone 7 Event
Oct 17, 1:00pm MC201 Stan Micklavzina, University of Oregon Physics of Rock and Roll SPS Zone 7 Event (Invited by K. Streletzky)
Oct 17, 2:30pm MC201 Jearl Walker The Flying Circus of Physics SPS Zone 7 Event (Invited by J. Flaherty and K. Streletzky)
Sep 24, 15 11:30am SR 151 Professor Dan Stinebring, Physics and Astronomy, Oberlin College Searching for Gravitational Waves with Pulsars SPS Seminar/Physics Seminar (invited by Jearl Walker)
Sep 10, 15 11:30am SR-151
SPS Officers, Physics students
Welcome to
Sep 10, 15 11:30am SR-151 SPS Officers, Physics students Welcome to CSU 2015 Event Come to learn about SPS activities and the Physics Dept. and of course help yourself to FREE pizza and raffle prizes
Sep 3, 15 10am-2pm SC Atrium Summer Student Research Poster Session Join SPS at the Summer Undergraduate Research Poster Session Come by to learn about summer research by CSU undergraduates!
Aug 27, 15, 11:30am, S151 Achille Nicoletti, EPFL and  CERN A new paradigm in robust trajectory control for particle accelerators SPS Seminar by a CSU Physics Alumnus! (Invited by K. Streletzky)
May 2, 15 (Saturday)
noon
Krenzler Field, CSU
3rd CATAPULT Contest 3rd Annual Catapult contest Join us for the annual Catapult contest! We can pay to build your catapult and then you can win the Grand Prize
Apr 30, 15
noon
SI 117
SPS Leadership End of the Year - SPS Ice Cream and Awards Party Get ready to the finals week with Physics Raffle prizes, Pizza, and Liquid N2 Ice-Cream and Physics Awards
Apr 23, 15
11:30am 
SR 151
SPS Leadership Catapult Movie In preparation to our Annual Catapult contest we will watch how catapults are made
Mar 26, 15
11:30am 
SR 151
Janna Mion, Justin Flaherty, Dr.S Spring Medley Meeting Come to learn about 2015 Catapult Contest and Summer Research opportunities at the Physics Dept
Feb 26, 15
11:30am 
SR 151
SPS Leadership Physics Movie Enjoy Physics Raffle prizes, Pizza, and a Movie