Luis Royo Romero

NIST Research Intern

Samantha Pedek

NASA Goddard Space Center Intern

Kristine Romich

NASA Goddard Space Center Intern

Lisa McDonald

AIP FYI Science Policy Communications Intern

The theme will be Engineering Astronomy, the Technology of Observing.

Planned events include a Friday-night social, an amazing invited speaker, student research presentations, space-station tracking, and solar-viewer construction.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Evening - Informal Particle Fever viewing (Optional)

Saturday April 15, 2017

8:30 AM - Breakfast at Bodo’s

10:00-10:30AM - Welcome from AZC Gage DeZoort and ZC Peter Sheldon 

10:30-10:45AM - Coffee and Webinar Setup

10:45 - 12PM - Webinar led by Kerry Kidwell-Slak, Assistant Director, SPS & Sigma Pi Sigma

          — Presentation about National SPS

          — Discussion about our Zone’s chapter activities

12:00 - 12:45PM - Catered lunch

William Jewell College SPS Chapter

Shaping Analysis of Magnetic Ferrofluid 

United States Air Force Academy SPS Chapter

Collisional Processes in Alkali-Buffer Gas Systems for Alkali Laser Development 

University of Kansas SPS Chapter

KUbeSat Primary Cosmic Ray Detector (KUbeSat PCRD)