Student Organizations

PHYSAB (Physics Student Advisory Board)

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!

2022/23 PhySAB President Sahaj Patel and Vice President
2022/23 PhySAB President Sahaj Patel and Vice President Aryan Vaidya

PI (Physics International)

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.

2016 - 2017 members of PI
2016 - 2017 members of PI

SUPS (Society for Underrepresented Physics Students)

SUPS is a community whose goal is to empower underrepresented minority students in physics, and educate all students about racial, religious, gender, and sexuality biases in physics and at large.

2017 - 2018 SUPS, image credit Grace Sun
2017 - 2018 SUPS, image credit Grace Sun

SWIP (Society for Women In Physics)

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

Visit the website.

 

SWIP Officers Fall 2022
SWIP Officers Fall 2022
2019
2022
2019
2019
2016 - 2017
2016 - 2017
2015 - 2016
2015 - 2016
2014 - 2015
2014 - 2015
2013 - 2014
2013 - 2014
2012 - 2013
2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2011 - 2012
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2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2009 - 2010

SPS (Society of Physics Students, Illinois Chapter)

2017 - 2018
2017 - 2018
2016 - 2017
2016 - 2017
2015 - 2016
2015 - 2016
2013 - 2014
2013 - 2014
2012 - 2013
2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2009 - 2010

Physics Van

2014 - 2015
2014 - 2015
2012 - 2013
2014 - 2015
2012 - 2013
2012 - 2013
2011 - 2012
2011 - 2012
2010 - 2011
2010 - 2011
2009 - 2010
2009 - 2010

GPS (Guidance for Physics Students)

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.

2017 - 2018
2017 - 2018
2016 - 2017
2016 - 2017
2015 - 2016
2015 - 2016