Complete Schedule

Fulll Program (pdf) The official program distributed at the 2021 event through the department website.

Schedule

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2021
Friday, February 19th
3:00 PM

Welcome and Meeting Opening

Mark Nook President, University of Northern Iowa
Paul Shand Department Head, University of Northern Iowa, Department of Physics

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Keynote: The Many Worlds of Quantum Mechanics

Sean Carroll, California Institute of Technology

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

5:00 PM

Concurrent Session 1: Graduate Student Panel

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Concurrent Session 2: 3+2 Programs Discussion

Paul Shand, University of Northern Iowa
Mason Clendenen, Iowa State University
Susie DeMoss, Iowa State University

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Saturday, February 20th
9:00 AM

Keynote: Spin, lattice, and charge excitations in 2D magnet CrI3

Rui He, Texas Tech University

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Predicted Net Flux Versus Pressure Profiles During a Probe Descent into Uranus’s Atmosphere

Meredith Wieber, University of Minnesota, Department of Physics and Astronomy
Shahid Aslam, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Planetary Sciences Directorate
Maarten Roos, LightCurve Films
Patrick Irwin, University of Oxford, Department of Physics
Geronimo Villanueva, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Simulating Griffiths Phase Behavior

Aaron Janaszak, University of Northern Iowa

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Tagging Pb-214 Decay Events via Toy Monte Carlo Method

Samuel Schleich, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, Physics Department

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

1:00 PM

Concurrent Workshop: Chapter Reports 101

Taylor Walters Associate Zone Councilor, Society of Physics Students
Robert McTaggart Zone Councilor, Society of Physics Students

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Concurrent Workshop: APS IDEA: A New Initiative

Geoffrey Potvin, Florida International University

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Concurrent Workshop 1: Careers Toolbox and Grad-School Shopper

Brad Conrad Director, Society of Physics Students

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Concurrent Workshop 2: Up Your Outreach Game!

Amanda Williams, Society of Physics Students

Virtual Meeting, University of Northern Iowa

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM