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Prospective Graduate Students Open House

Prospective Graduate Students Open House

Friday, March 9, 2018 at 8:30 am
Physics Department

We welcome prospective graduate students to the Physics Department!

We offer tours of research labs and campus facilities, meetings with faculty and students, a poster session and social events.

Thursday, March 8th

Arrive in Corvallis; van or taxi to Holiday Inn Express

Friday, March 9th

8:45 Pick up at Holiday Inn Express (pickup volunteers)

9:00 Continental breakfast, Q&A with Kelly Carter & Judy Burks, office staff

9:15 Introductory meeting with Ethan Minot, Admissions Chair

10:00 Research overviews

Astrophysics & High Energy Physics: Davide Lazzati

Biophysics: Bo Sun

Materials: Ethan Minot

10:30 Lab tours (20 min each; start at 1030 and 1100; students choose)

Materials: Ethan Minot & students(Weniger 306 & 308)

Materials: James Haggerty – Tate lab(Weniger 481)

Biophysics: Amani Alobaidi– Sun lab (Weniger 110)

Materials: Matt Graham & students (Weniger 143 & 145)

Physics Education: Liz Gire & students (Weniger 369)

Lightboard Studio: KC Walsh (Weniger 332)

11:30 Research overviews

Physics Education: Liz Gire

Optical Physics: Yun-Shik Lee

Computational Physics: Guenter Schneider

12:00 Lunch with current graduate students

1:00 Q&A session and campus walking tour

Alden Bradley: Sport facilities, Library, Memorial Union, LPSC …

2:00 Lab tours (20 min each; start at 1400 and 1430; students choose)

Biophysics: Weihong Qiu & Kuo-Fu Tseng (Weniger 106)

Optical Physics: Yun-Shik Lee & students (Weniger 100)

Optical Physics: Greg Giesbers - Ostroverkhova lab (Weniger 101)

Optical Physics: David McIntyre & students; (Weniger 118)

Computational Physics: Jordan Pommerenck - Roundy lab (Weniger 477)

Computational Physics: Guenter Schneider & students (Weniger 401A)

Astrophysics: Davide Lazzati& students (Weniger 303)

Neutrino Lab: Maggie Greenwood; Amit Bashyal– Schellman; Weniger 332B)

3:00 Individual meetings with faculty (20 min each)

4:00 Research poster session with faculty & current graduate students
(Weniger 328, snacks and drinks)

6:00 Dinner with faculty and current grad students(Memorial Union Journey Room)

7-10pm Astronomy Open House (Start in Weniger 151)

Saturday, March 10th

9:00 Complimentary breakfast at Holiday Inn Express

Option 1: Activities (EM, JT)

10:00am Coast trip; Silver Falls (TBD)
or free time around Corvallis

Option 2: Depart

HIE Shuttle to Hilton Garden Inn to meet Hut Shuttle to Portland Airport. Hut Shuttle departs HGI every 2 h; from 2 am - 10 pm.

5:00 Dinner at Frankie's, 641 Hickory St N.W., Albany