Arvind Srinivasan (Class of 2017) and Professor Chuck Adler have each won prizes recently for presentations they gave at physics conferences. Srinivasan spoke on “An Atom Interferometer Magnetic Gradiometer” at the 2015 meeting of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Physical Society in Blacksburg, VA. He described research that he is pursuing in the laboratory of Dr. Frank Narducci of the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division at Patuxent River Naval Air Station. Arvind received the second place award for talks by students – a category that included both undergraduate and graduate students.
Adler presented “A Simple Inexpensive Time-of-Flight Speed of Light Measurement” at the Fall 2015 meeting of the Chesapeake Section of the American Association of Physics Teachers. The meeting was hosted by St. Mary’s College of Maryland. Adler received the award for best demonstration at the meeting.