College of Science / Department of Physics
Allison is a third year physics graduate student at Oregon State studying molecular motors in a biophysics lab. She is excited to help other young women see the the whole range of possibilities for where a physics degree can take you.
Andrew is a fifth year graduate student who is studying ultrafast electron dynamics with THz radiation. He has had a strong passion for physics since he was young is always excited to share that passion with whoever wants to listen.
Bethany Matthews is a 3rd year physics graduate student in Inorganic Semiconductor Synthesis and Characterization. She is very excited to be part of such a wonderful physics community and give undergraduate students the opportunity to experience a fantastic professional conference.
Clarissa is the Undergraduate Coordinator/Office Specialist for OSU’s Physics Department. She is excited about the creativity, collaboration, and community that involvement in CUWiP generates and hopes that each participant leaves feeling inspired.
Heather Hill is a second year OSU physics graduate student. She loves spending her time learning, especially about physics and music. She hopes to share her enthusiasm for physics with others and encourage them to deepen their love for science.
(Professor and Head, Department of Physics, Oregon State University)
(Volunteer Coordination, World of Physics)
Jay Howard is a second year graduate student in physics working on a Masters degree with the Minot group, where he is helping develop a biosensor for neural measurements. Jay is in charge of volunteer coordination and is looking forward to seeing everyone at the conference.
Jessica Armstrong is a Phd student in Mechanical Engineering. She was an undergraduate at OSU a few years back in the Engineering Physics program. She is helping organize this conference because being interdisciplinary is important and the STEM fields should work together to support more women getting involved.
(Registration, World of Physics)
Kelby Peterson is a first year physics graduate student at Oregon State. She loves any opportunity to share her excitement about physics with others and is hoping to make a career out of it. She is excited to meet everyone and promote the future of women in physics.
(Trivia event, logistics)
Kyle is third year graduate student at OSU. As a member of the Micro-Femto Energetics lab, he studies exciton lifetimes in 2D semiconductors and organic photovoltaic devices. Kyle is on charge of the Saturday night entertainment and is helping with local advertising at OSU.
Olivia Calvillo is currently a sophomore studying Physics at OSU. As a newcomer to physics, Olivia is using her involvement in CUWIP 2016 as an opportunity to learn while helping others learn.
Rebecca Grollman is a PhD candidate in physics at OSU studying the photophysics of organic semiconductors at the single molecule level. She is excited to share her experiences and hear the experiences of others within the physics community.
(Web design and management)
Sharon is a former chemistry graduate student who studied new inorganic materials to enable sustainable electronics. She currently combines her love of science and design as a graphic designer in the College of Science at Oregon State.