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Physics Majors Win Undergraduate Presentation Awards at APS Meeting

April 23, 2015

Drexel SPS students at APS meeting
Left to right: Sean Bentley, William Giang, Matthew Parsons, Ed Callaghan,
Keziah Sheldon, Sarah Coccia, Eesha Das Gupta and Zara Zahimi

Matthew Parsons APS awardEd Callaghan APS awardPhysics majors Edward Callaghan and Matthew Parsons were both recipients of Undergraduate Research Presentation Awards in recognition of their "outstanding presentations of undergraduate research" at the American Physical Society Meeting, that took place in Baltimore, MD, April 11-12, 2015.

Edward Callaghan presented “Cosmic Ray Induced Bit-Flipping Experiment” which is the undergraduate research project supported by the SPS National.

Matthew Parsons presented  "Neoclassical bootstrap current models for describing NSTX plasmas" which included a portion of his senior thesis, work done with the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory.