2015-16 SPS Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award Recipients

The following awardees represented the United States and SPS and presented their research at the 2016 International Conference of Physics Students (ICPS), August 11-17, 2016, in Msida, Malta.

Expenses for transportation, room, board, and meeting registration are paid by SPS and it's parent organization, the American Institute of Physics. The recipients also receive a $500 honorarium and a $500 award for their SPS Chapter. In addition, they were invited to give their research presentation at a SPS Research Session at a national meeting in 2014-2015.

Award details...

Angela Ludvigsen

University of Wisconsin-River Falls

Laser Power Effects on Size of Optically Trapped Aerosol Droplet Determined Via Whispering Gallery Modes

Louis Varriano

University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Neutron-mirror neutron oscillations in a residual gas environment