APICS Undergraduate Physics & Astronomy Conference (AUPAC)

February 5-7, 2010, Acadia University, Wolfville, NS

APICS Undergraduate Science Communication Award (Award Description)

Chris Wainwright Stephan Foster

Chris Wainwright              Stephen Foster
Dalhousie University
Bad movie Physics: No, nukes don’t work like that.

NSERC Representatives’ Undergraduate Student Awards (Award Description)

First Place – Best Talk

Aaron Farrell

Aaron Farrell
St. Francis Xavier University
An exact solution for the two-body problem of interacting ultra-cold atoms in arbitrary dimensions

Second Place – Best Talk

Graham Carey

Graham Carey
Dalhousie University
Combinatorial positive electrode materials for Li-ion batteries

Third Place – Best Talk (Tie)

Luyao Li

Luyao Li
Mount Allison University
Electrically charged meteorite and cometary meteoroid model

Markus Karahka

Markus Karahka
Dalhousie University
Calculating the Casimir force between ellipsoidal particles at a fluid interface

Luc Robichaud

Luc Robichaud
Université de Moncton
Electrochromic properties of vanadium pentoxide thin films obtained by sol gel

Honourable Mentions

Ben Jantzen

Ben Jantzen
St. Francis Xavier University

Damien Robertson

Damien Robertson
Saint Mary’s University

Megan Cuthbertson

Megan Cuthbertson
St. Francis Xavier University

Best Poster – First Place

Nicole Pelot

Nicole Pelot
Dalhousie University
Optimisation of Qualitative flow-sensitive alternating inversion recovery (FAIR) for 4T MRI

Best Poster – Second Place

Kevin Dunphy

Kevin Dunphy
Dalhousie University
A study of impregnates for the optimisation of respirator carbons