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News

SPS Tutoring starts on September 19th.

Welcome to our new website!

About Us

The Society of Physics Students (SPS) is a national organization dedicated to supporting any student interested in Physics & Astronomy.

Professional Developement

Research Symposium

Luncheon with Professors

Summer Internship Workshops

Courses

Free tutoring for introductory physics & astronomy courses

Outreach

Visit local schools

Spooky Science Day

Earth Hour

Social

Movie & game nights

Mees Trips

Photon Cup

And many more!

E-Board Members

  • Tanveer is the President of SPS, majoring in Physics & Astronomy. He is a Take-5 scholar studying Russian. His research is in cosmology and other areas of astronomy/astrophysics.

    Tanveer Karim

    President. Take-5. Currently melting in Arizona.

  • Sanha is the Business Manager of SPS, majoring in Physics & Astronomy and Mathematics. He is also a peer adviser & TA for the department. He specializes in particle physics and cosmology.

    Sanha Cheong

    Business Manager. Senior. Loves physics, especially particle physics & cosmology.

  • Mariah is the Vice President of SPS, majoring in Physics & Astronomy and English. She is passionate about teaching and has worked at national SPS. She plans on going to a law school.

    Mariah Heinzerling

    Vice President. Senior. Interested in science education and policies.

  • Jack is the Secretary of SPS, majoring in Physics & Astronomy and Optical Engineering. He likes walking on the beach and playing racquetball (will challenge anyone for it).

    Jack Piotrowski

    Secretary. Sophomore. Studies Physics & Astronomy and Optical Engineering.

  • Sam is the Outreach Chair of SPS, majoring in Physics & Astronomy and Computer Science. She runs for the varsity cross country and track & field teams.

    Samantha Tetef

    Outreach Chair. Sophomore. Runs for the varsity cross country and track & field teams.

  • Pooya is the Social Chair of SPS, majoring in Physics & Astronomy. He plays tennis and soccer. He is also the captain of the department soccer team for the annual Photon Cup.

    Pooya Tanoori

    Social Chair. Senior. Loves tennis and soccer.

  • Jeremy is the Sophomore Ambassador of SPS, majoring in Physics. He runs for the varsity track team.

    Jeremy Hartse

    Sophomore Ambassador. Sophomore (obviously). Runs for the track team.

  • Adina is the Freshman Ambassador of SPS, majoring in Physics.

    Adina Ripin

    Freshman Ambassador. Freshman (yeah, obviously).

Tutoring

We offer free tutoring every Monday to Thursday from 7 to 9 PM at the POA Library (3rd Floor of Bausch & Lomb).

Monday

Chelsea Jean

Mattison Flakus

Tuesday

Tanveer Karim

Alexis Klimasewski

Wednesday

Mariah Heinzerling

William Grimble

Jeremy Hartse

Thursday

Gregory Loges

Ryan Rubenzahl

Jeremy Hartse

Tri Nguyen

Outreach

Coming Soon

Sigma Pi Sigma

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Contact

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Contact Us

sps@pas.rochester.edu