Event Title

Session L: Society of Physics Students - Discussion: Undergraduates Physics

Presenter Bio(s)

Thomas Olsen directs Sigma Pi Sigma, the physics honor society, and is Assistant Director of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) for the American Physical Society (APS). He was physics department chair at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon before coming to the APS. He has also served as President of the Oregon Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) and Secretary/Treasurer of the Northwest Section of the APS. He is focusing his attention on developing new resources for physics bachelor’s degree recipients as they plan their career trajectories. Olsen an expert on chaotic patterns in fluid flow and has led numerous students and teachers in research projects ranging from vortex flow dynamics to measurements of eclipsing binary star systems. He holds BS degrees in physics and mathematics from MIT, and an MS and PhD in physics from University of Southern California.

Location

Room 101, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Event Website

http://blogs.umass.edu/nes2011/

Start Date

19-11-2011 1:20 PM

End Date

19-11-2011 2:00 PM



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Nov 19th, 1:20 PM Nov 19th, 2:00 PM

Session L: Society of Physics Students - Discussion: Undergraduates Physics

Room 101, Campus Center, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

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