Undergraduate Physics Research Conference

The annual Wayne State University Undergraduate Physics Conference, hosted by the Society of Physics Students, is an opportunity for undergraduate students to present research done in the fields of Astronomy, Biomedical Physics, and General Physics.

11th Annual Undergraduate Physics Research Conference

Date: November 16th, 2017

Where: 245 Physics Research Building 666 W. Hancock Detroit, MI 48201

(link to Wayne state map: http://maps.wayne.edu/)

Registration/Abstract Submission Deadline: October 27th

Send an e-email to wsusps@gmail.com to register for the event. Include what year you are(if you are a student), which school you attend, and how people are you bringing with you. If you are presenting a research poster include an abstract for the poster and who is your research advisor.

Prizes will be awarded for best poster presentations.

$1 donation is appreciated to support the event.

Schedule of Events

2:00-2:30   Arrival

2:30-3:00   Introductory Remarks
Sigma Pi Sigma Induction
Presentation of Undergraduate Scholarships

3:00-4:45   Wayne State University speaker to be announced

3:45-3:55   Break

3:55-4:40 Invited speaker to be announced

4:40-5:40   Poster Session

5:40-6:20   Lab Tours

6:20-7:00   Poster Awards and Dinner

7:00-8:00   Planetarium Show (Optional)

Questions? E-mail: sps@physics.wayne.edu

For this conference, we recommend parking in Parking Structure 8 (credit card only). Information regarding parking can be found at:


There is also a lot across the street from the planetarium on the corner of Cass and Hancock (next to Tim Horton’s). This lot costs $5 (cash only) and is not run by the University, but is a fine place to park if you’d prefer. You can also find free street parking south of campus, but the parking structure or the private lot across the street are probably the easiest options.


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