Organizers and Sponsors

NSF/DOE Sponsorship through the American Physical Society

These conferences are supported in part by the National Science Foundation (PHY-1346627) and by the Department of Energy Office of Science (DE-SC0011076). Further details are available on the APS conference website.

Local Sponsors

Many departments and organizations at the University of Mississippi have given generous financial support to the Conference for Undergraduate Women in Physics at the University of Mississippi. These sponsors are listed below.


Organization of the APSCUWiP at UM is led by a local organizing committee at the University of Mississippi with support from Rhodes College.

University of Mississippi
  • Faculty and Staff: George Atkins, Luca Bombelli, Marco Cavaglia, Cecille Labuda
  • Students: Chandrima Chatterjee, Nazanin Omidi, Sunethra Dayavansha, Ola Nusierat, Asami Nishikawa, Chenoa Summers, Samyukta Krishnamurthy, Melodie Sanchez