Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Program

                                      Dept. of Physics and Astronomy

                                             May 22 – July 29, 2023


Below is the schedule for the 2023 REU Program activities that are open to ALL undergraduate research assistants with Physics.  Reminders concerning get-togethers will be emailed in advance.  Note that the group meetings as well as the mini-symposium of student presentations are part of the REU Program, and those students officially in the REU Program are required to participate every week.   Bold DATE = confirmed.

 Wed. May 24   11:30 am - 1 pm    B&L 267  Orientation/welcome for ALL undergradaute students doing research with Physcis and Astronomy -- lunch included; bring your own drink; all meet research groups at 1 pm


Thurs. May 25  10:30 am   B&L 267     The Art of Presenting

                          How do you talk to someone about your work?


Wed. May 31   12:30 pm   B&L 267    Dr. Adam Reyes

                        Astro plasma physics - Prof Petros Tzeferacos research


Wed. June 7    12:30 pm   B&L 267    Prof. Segev BenZvi

                        The Graduate School Application Process


Thurs. June 8   10:30 am  B&L 267    The Art of Presenting

                         Taking your audience into account


Wed. June 14   12:30 pm   B&L 267   Elisha Haber with Bigelow group

                         Laser Cooling and Vortices in Bose Einstein Condensates


 (Monday, June 19 is a University Holiday - Juneteenth)


Wed. June 21   12:30 pm   B&L 267   Profs. Arie Bodek and Kelly Douglass

Informal project description/update from everyone (2-3 minute each).  Email sentence or two describing research in advance to REU admin.  


Wed. June 28    12:30 pm   B&L 267   Prof. Chris Marshall  



Thurs. June 29  10:30 am    The Art of Presenting

                          How do you make a presentation?


Wed. July 5    12:30 pm  B&L 267   Prof. Machiel Blok

                       Quantum information processing with superconducting circuits


Thurs. July 6   10:30 am      The Art of Presenting

                        Presenting your work


Mon. July 10    10:15 - 11:45 am   Talk AT LLE (max 24 people)

                         Those that do not attend the U of R have priority


Wed. July 12     12:30 pm   B&L 267     to be named ... 


Wed. July 19   12:30 pm   B&L 267    Prof. John Nichol

                        Quantum Computing with Electrons in Semiconductor


Thurs. July 20   10:30 am    The Art of Presenting

                          Presentation aesthetics      


Thurs. July 27    9 am - 3 pm   B&L 106  Student Presentations (~10 minutes each) -- Poster session, B&L lobby -- Group photo (mandatory) and talk schedule to be announced


 Fri. July 28          all day  - ALL Summer Research Program posters in Feldman Ballroom -- Required of those officially in the REU programs coordinated by Kearns