REU Program, Summer 2006
Eleven students (6 women, 5 men) participated in the UC Davis Physics REU in summer 2006.
Research Projects (more details)Projects were in Condensed Matter Physics, Biophysics, Nuclear Physics, Particle Astrophysics, and Cosmology.
Field Trips (more details)The five field trips in 2006 were a tour of Lick Observatory; a visit to Kiff Analytical, a local company specializing in environmental testing; a trip to IBM; an overnight stay at Lake Tahoe including time on the Tahoe Environmental Research Center's research boat; and a tour of the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center followed by camping and hiking in Big Basin Redwoods State Park.
PresentationsEach student gave a 15-minute presentation, with 5 minutes for discussion. The entire physics department was invited to attend. The presentations took place over two afternoons near the end of the program.