2015-16 SPS Chapter Research Award Recipients

The following SPS chapters have received Chapter Research Awards to fund chapter research projects. The awards provide calendar year grants to support local chapter activities that are deemed imaginative and likely to contribute to the strengthening of the SPS program. The awards are funded by generous donations from members of the SPS and Sigma Pi Sigma community.

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Georgia Institute of Technology

Freshman Project: Electromagnetic Kinetic-Projectile Launcher

Ithaca College

Creating a Creator: Using a 3D Printer to Build A 3D printer from Scratch

Lamar University

Finding the shape of glowing objects from polarimetric measurements.

Northern Virginia Community College

Physics of Propulsion and Levitation of a Self-Driven Electromagnetic Wheel

Tuskegee University

Identification of Glasses Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) Technology