4th Annual Midwest Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics
From left to right: the Engineering Mall at Purdue, the nuclear reactor located under the Electrical Engineering building, the Bell Tower at Purdue, and the low-energy beam line in the Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory
Jan 14-16 2011
Hosted by the Physics Department at Purdue University, the 4th Annual Midwest Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics provides a great opportunity to hear about cutting edge physics research, learn about post-graduate career options, and meet other physics women.
Invited speakers include
- Florencia Canelli, experimental particle physics
- Sima Setayeshgar, biophysics
- Laura Greene, condensed matter physics
- Lisa L. Everett, particle physics theory and phenomenology
- Evalyn Gates, astrophysics, giving a talk on women in physics
and national keynote speaker
- Purdue President France Cordova, astrophysics
The career panel includes
- Matti Neustadt Storie, attorney for Stoel Rives' Technology & Intellectual Property practice group
- Debra Guillemaud, Director of Application Specific Products (ASP) Quality for Texas Instruments
- L. Celeste Bottorff, Vice President of Living Well for Coca-Cola North America
- Katherine Harkay, physicist at Argonne National Laboratory
All lodging and food costs for undergraduate students will be covered by the conference. Limited funds are available for partial travel expense reimbursement.
Faculty and grad booth registration along with T-shirt pre-ordering will be available until January 5, 2011.