Undergraduate Student Organizations
Physics Student Advisory Board (PHYSAB)
PhySAB represents the Physics student body and advises department administrators. The advisory board changes every year and has representatives for each class. Our projects include planning departmental town halls, physics research symposia, and more!
- President: Aryan Vaidya
- Vice President: Nicolas Fernandes
- Treasurer: Abhishek Karve
- Social Chair: Daniel O’Leary
Physics International (PI)
Physics International’s mission is to foster community among the international physics students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; to help international physics students adapt to their new cultural settings; and to direct international physics students to resources and such opportunities as research positions and internships—all while delving into everything physics.
Society for Underrepresented Physics Students (SUPS)
SUPS works to promote solidarity among and equity for marginalized students in physics at UIUC, with emphasis on undergraduates. We work to provide social spaces and community, offer networking with graduate students and professors, improve access to professional resources, and foster and spotlight underrepresented excellence in physics. Everyone is welcome!
Society for Women In Physics (SWIP)
The goal of the Society for Women in Physics (SWIP) is to support women in physics and provide a social and professional network among the female students in the physics department. All majors and genders are welcome!
Fall 2022 SWIP Officers
- President Vedha Muvva
- First Pet Moop
- Vice President Kayleigh Excell
- Secretary Abhinaya Sinha
- Treasurer Spoorthi Nibhanupudi
- Department Liaison Healey Kogan
- Social Chair Morgan Anderson
- Internal Affairs, Eleanor Allen
Guidance for Physics Students (GPS)
We are a student group dedicated to fostering a diverse, open, and scientifically-minded community within the graduate and undergraduate physics students at the University of Illinois. Among the activities we run to promote those goals are graduate-undergraduate mentoring, a yearly retreat, and periodic social activities.