ALPhA’s Laboratory Immersions

2016 Immersions

January 4–6, 2016, at Loyola University Maryland
Baltimore, MD

Medicine and Biology-related advanced laboratory experiments:

Mary Lowe was the mentor.

January 6–7, 2016, at the University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Chad Hoyt, Jason Jones, and Khanh Kieu, respectively, led these sessions. This Immersion was held in conjunction with the Optics and Photonics Winter School and Workshop, January 5-9, 2016.

May 27–29, 2016, at Miami University
Oxford, Ohio

Herbert Jaeger, Mark Masters, Jacob Millspaw, and Khalid Eid were mentoring these Immersions.

June 1–3, 2016, at Whitman College
Walla Walla, WA

Mark Beck, a leader in the field, led this session.

June 7–9, 2016, at Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

Enrique ‘Kiko’ Galvez, another leader in this field, mentored this session.

June 7–9, 2016, at Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

Isaac Silvera and Ashley Carter were the mentors.

June 7–9, 2016, at the University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN

Jim Parks and Christine Cheney were to mentor these classic experiments.

June 15–16, 2016, at the University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Bob DeSerio is mentoring both sessions.

June 22–24, 2016, at the California Institute of Technology
Pasadena, CA

Eric Black and Kenneth Libbrecht mentored these brand new apparatus.

July 12–14, 2016, at the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
Princeton, NJ

Arturo Dominguez, Andrew Zwicker, and Jeremiah Williams show how to teach experimental plasma physics on a very low budget.

July 18–20, 2016, at the University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Carl Akerlof, Philip Hughes, and Ramón Torres-Isea mentored these experiments.

July 20–22, 2016, at Bethel University
St. Paul, MN

Chad Hoyt and and Nathan Lindquist were mentors for these experiments.

July 24–27, 2016, at Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY

Ram Rai, Jonathan Reichert, George Herold, Carl Grossman, David Van Baak, and Michael DeMarco were the mentors for these experiments, almost all of which are available commercially.

July 29–31, 2016, at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Terre Haute, Indiana

New to ALPhA! Richard Liptak and Maarij Syed were to be the mentors on these experiments.

Registration was $350.00 per experiment and included lunch and one evening meal. Travel and Housing costs were the responsibility of the participants. Suggested housing and travel arrangements will be posted soon.

Links to ALPhA's Previous Laboratory Immersions Programs:

Questions about ALPhA’s Laboratory Immersions Programs should be addressed to Lowell McCann by email at Lowell.McCann@uwrf.edu.