Tuesday Evening Physics


During the Fall Semester each year, the Department of Physics at the University of South Alabama presents its Tuesday Evening Physics program. Aimed at local high school students, the program will present topics in physics that are often in the news but are seldom presented in high school classes. The sessions are free of charge and open to high school students as well as teachers and parents. Each session will be held in Room 240 in Mathematical Sciences and Physics Building (MSPB) (formerly called Instructional Laboratory Building) on the University Boulevard North, USA. Each session will begin at 7:00 p.m. and end by 8:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. Participations are expected to attend all sessions. A certificate of participation will be issued to all who attend the Tuesday Evening Physics.

Also note that due to limited seating, reservations are required.  For reservations, please contact us by calling (251) 460-6224 or email us at tinazdenek@southalabama.edu. Students are encouraged to arrive at least 15 minutes before the lecture for sign-in and seating.

The schedule for the 2018-2019 Tuesday Evening Physics presentations is shown below:

Date Speaker Topic
 October 2, 2018 Dr. Albert Gapud Superconductors in the Real World
October 9, 2018 Dr. Jianing Han Repulsive van der Waals Interactions
October 16, 2018 Dr. Merrill Jenkins Nuclear Physics
October 23, 2018 Dr. Arjun Dahal Scanning Probe Microscopy
October 30, 2018 Dr. Martin Frank Do Magnetic Monopoles Exist? A Particle
Physicist’s Perspective
November 6, 2018  Dr. Justin Sanders Seeing Atoms: Spectra of Common Light Sources

For further information, please contact us at:

Department of Physics, MSPB 115
411 University Blvd. N.
Mobile, AL 36688
(251) 460-6224