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Martin Kamela, students present at physics conference

Three physics professors and three students attended the Nov. 19-20 regional joint meeting of the American Association of Physics Teachers and the Society of Physics Students at UNC-Asheville.

This semiannual conference brings together physics educators and students from universities, community colleges and high schools to discuss teaching techniques and to review undergraduate research.

Martin Kamela, an associate professor of physics, presented a workshop on “SPS/Physics Club Leadership Development.”

Senior Robert Argue gave a talk on his summer research at the Army Research Laboratory, “Monte-Carlo Simulation to Optimize Scintillator Systems.”

Sophomore Willem Prins presented research he published with Assistant Professor Ben Evans, “Optimization of a Magnetic Nanoparticle-Polymer Composite Material for Microactuation Applications.”

Tony Crider,
11/21/2011 10:36 AM