2020-21 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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Florida Polytechnic University

Microencapsulated Thermochromic Materials for Energy Savings Applications

Old Dominion University SPS

Observational Astronomy

Purdue University - West Lafayette

A Rope within a Rope: Fluid Polymerization in the Liquid Rope Coiling Effect

Rhodes College

Standardization of Novel Photovoltaic Cell Characterization for Rhodes College Cubesat Program, RHOK-SAT

South Dakota State University

Ultrathin PTAA Layer and Phenylhydrazinium Iodide for Defect Passivation and Enhanced Charge Carrier Mobility in Perovskite Solar Cell


Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez

Xenon beam to detect polluting particles

University of Central Florida SPS Chapter

Simulations of Black Hole Dynamics: From Event Horizon to AMD Ryzen

University of North Alabama

Speckle Imaging for Fun and Outreach