Texas Section of the American Physical Society

Speakers

Banquet Speaker (Friday, October 19)

Prof. Paul C. W. Chu

Prof. Paul C. W. Chu
University of Houston
Solid State Physics, Superconductivity

AAPT Lunch Speaker (Saturday, October 20)

Prof. Rhett Allain

Prof. Rhett Allain
Southeastern Louisiana University
Physics Education Research

“Communicating Science with MacGyver and MythBusters”

Plenary Speakers

Prof. David Alexander

Prof. David Alexander
Plenary I Speaker - Friday, October 19
Rice University, Director Rice Space Institute
Solar Astrophysics

“The Space Physics of Star-Planet Interactions”

Prof. Margaret S. Cheung

Prof. Margaret S. Cheung
Plenary II Speaker - Saturday, October 20
University of Houston
Biophysics

“Molecular Underpinnings of Postsynaptic Calmodulin-dependent Calcium Signaling”

Prof. Robert L. Kleinberg

Prof. Robert L. Kleinberg
Plenary III Speaker - Saturday, October 20
Schlumberger
Geophysics

“mK to km: How Millikelvin Physics is Reused to Explore the Earth Kilometers Below the Surface”