2019 REU Program Photos

On July 15, REUs went to Chicago to visit Argonne National Lab's Advanced Photon Source (APS). Pictured R-L: REU PI Prof. Karin Dahmen, Otto Schwarm (REU, Whitman College), Omar Aguilar (department-funded REU, Uni. of Richmond), Kieran Loehr (REU, Cornell U.), JiaZhao Lin (REU, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Alexandria DeCesare (REU, Florida Atlantic U.), Sarah Hagen (REU, Southern Illinoius U.-Carbondale), Cait Battle-McDonald (REU, Smith College), Camille Bean (REU, Harvard U.), Hilary Utaegbulam (REU, University of Houston), Patrick Snyder (REU Program Coordinator), and Joanna Szumny and Christabel Oketona (Illinois Physics Interns)
On July 15, REUs went to Chicago to visit Argonne National Lab's Advanced Photon Source (APS). Pictured R-L: REU PI Prof. Karin Dahmen, Otto Schwarm (REU, Whitman College), Omar Aguilar (department-funded REU, Uni. of Richmond), Kieran Loehr (REU, Cornell U.), JiaZhao Lin (REU, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Alexandria DeCesare (REU, Florida Atlantic U.), Sarah Hagen (REU, Southern Illinoius U.-Carbondale), Cait Battle-McDonald (REU, Smith College), Camille Bean (REU, Harvard U.), Hilary Utaegbulam (REU, University of Houston), Patrick Snyder (REU Program Coordinator), and Joanna Szumny and Christabel Oketona (Illinois Physics Interns)
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp.  Here, JiaZhao is visualizing the inside of a cell as it divides using VR goggles during a Biophysics workshop held at the Beckman Institute.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, JiaZhao is visualizing the inside of a cell as it divides using VR goggles during a Biophysics workshop held at the Beckman Institute.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp.  Here, the REU students are enjoying coffee and cookies provided by Eugene Colla's group prior to having their Statistics workshop with Prof. Liang Yang.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, the REU students are enjoying coffee and cookies provided by Eugene Colla's group prior to having their Statistics workshop with Prof. Liang Yang.
REU students celebrate the end of the program with a Farewell Picnic at Illini Grove with other students, research advisors, and graduate student mentors.
REU students celebrate the end of the program with a Farewell Picnic at Illini Grove with other students, research advisors, and graduate student mentors.
REUs Otto and Rachel celebrate their summer achievements with Illinois Physics post-docs and graduate students.
REUs Otto and Rachel celebrate their summer achievements with Illinois Physics post-docs and graduate students.
Program Coordinator Patrick Snyder poses with REU students Kieran, Morgan, and Omar as they enjoy their food.
Program Coordinator Patrick Snyder poses with REU students Kieran, Morgan, and Omar as they enjoy their food.
Camille Bean (Harvard U.), JiaZhao Lin (RPI), and Unique Divine (Columbia Univ.) enjoy their final day together at the REU Farewell Picnic.
Camille Bean (Harvard U.), JiaZhao Lin (RPI), and Unique Divine (Columbia Univ.) enjoy their final day together at the REU Farewell Picnic.
Kieran Loehr (REU from Cornell U.) plays bags at the REU Farewell Picnic.
Kieran Loehr (REU from Cornell U.) plays bags at the REU Farewell Picnic.
On July 15, the REUs went to Chicago to visit Fermilab's. Here they are touring 330 ft below ground in the MINOS neutrino experiment.
On July 15, the REUs went to Chicago to visit Fermilab's. Here they are touring 330 ft below ground in the MINOS neutrino experiment.
On July 15, the REUs went to Chicago to visit Fermilab and Argonne. Here they are touring the muon collection ring for Fermilab's Muon g-2 experiment.
On July 15, the REUs went to Chicago to visit Fermilab and Argonne. Here they are touring the muon collection ring for Fermilab's Muon g-2 experiment.
During the first week, we co-host an annual REU Ice Cream Welcome Social for many Grainger College of Engineering's summer research students. Here, Physics REU students: Cole, JiaZhao, Cait, Hilary, and Camille and REU program coordinator Patrick Snyder pose with Alma during the Ice Cream social.
During the first week, we co-host an annual REU Ice Cream Welcome Social for many Grainger College of Engineering's summer research students. Here, Physics REU students: Cole, JiaZhao, Cait, Hilary, and Camille and REU program coordinator Patrick Snyder pose with Alma during the Ice Cream social.
During the first week, we co-host an annual REU Ice Cream Welcome Social for many Grainger College of Engineering's summer research students. Here, Physics REU students: Cole, Cait, and Sarah are enjoying their time with other physics and engineering students from the College's summer research programs.
During the first week, we co-host an annual REU Ice Cream Welcome Social for many Grainger College of Engineering's summer research students. Here, Physics REU students: Cole, Cait, and Sarah are enjoying their time with other physics and engineering students from the College's summer research programs.
During the first week, we co-host an annual REU Ice Cream Welcome Social for many Grainger College of Engineering's summer research students. Here, Physics REU student JiaZhao Lin competes for first place in the 'rock-paper-scissors' competition.
During the first week, we co-host an annual REU Ice Cream Welcome Social for many Grainger College of Engineering's summer research students. Here, Physics REU student JiaZhao Lin competes for first place in the 'rock-paper-scissors' competition.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp.  Here, REU student Kieran Loehr works under the guidance of Prof. Eugene Colla to solder a resistor to a circuit board during a soldering workshop.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, REU student Kieran Loehr works under the guidance of Prof. Eugene Colla to solder a resistor to a circuit board during a soldering workshop.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp.  Here, the REU students are listening to a Physics Graduate School presentation given by Prof. Lance Cooper, the Associate Head of Graduate Programs in Physics.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, the REU students are listening to a Physics Graduate School presentation given by Prof. Lance Cooper, the Associate Head of Graduate Programs in Physics.
Each week our REUs attended professional development seminars.  Here, REUs listen in as Daniel Wong, Director of Graduate Student Recruitment & Retention at the Graduate College presents an 'Ethics in Research' workshop.
Each week our REUs attended professional development seminars. Here, REUs listen in as Daniel Wong, Director of Graduate Student Recruitment & Retention at the Graduate College presents an 'Ethics in Research' workshop.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, REU students Cait Battle-McDonald and Camille Bean work to solder circuits during a soldering workshop led by Prof. Eugene Colla and Jack Bopari.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, REU students Cait Battle-McDonald and Camille Bean work to solder circuits during a soldering workshop led by Prof. Eugene Colla and Jack Bopari.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp.  Here, REU student JiaZhao Lin works to solder a resistor to a circuit board during a soldering workshop led by Prof. Eugene Colla and Jack Bopari.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, REU student JiaZhao Lin works to solder a resistor to a circuit board during a soldering workshop led by Prof. Eugene Colla and Jack Bopari.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp.  Here, REU student Hilary Utaegbulam works to solder a resistor to a circuit board during a soldering workshop led by Prof. Eugene Colla and Jack Bopari.
During the first week of our REU program, we provide a Physics Research Readiness bootcamp. Here, REU student Hilary Utaegbulam works to solder a resistor to a circuit board during a soldering workshop led by Prof. Eugene Colla and Jack Bopari.
REU 2019 Group
REU 2019 Group