University Physics Competition was top performing team from the U.S.

MSUM’s University Physics Competition team earned MSUM a bronze medal, and was the top preforming team from the U.S. for the problem they selected, notably defeating NDSU, Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Upperclassmen Meredith McLinn, Pragalav Karki and Shouvik Bhattacharya modeled the effect an Earth-like planet’s mass has on its volcanic activity. To learn […]

Physics upperclassmen participated in the third annual University Physics Competition

Physics upperclassmen Meredith Mc Linn (junior), Pragalv Karki (senior) and Shouvik Bhattacharya (senior) participated in the University Physics Competition 2012. They modeled how masses of the exoplanets affect volcanic activity over time. They used principles of Thermodynamics and Planetary Sciences to solve this problem. Dr. Juan Cabanela served as the adviser of the team. The team was sponsored by the […]

Physics students participate in competition

Three MSUM physics majors participated on Nov. 4, 2011 in the international University Physics Competition. Shouvik Bhattacharya, Meredith Mc Linn, and Murshid Saqlain participated as a team, in which they modelled the cost of sending a payload into lower Earth orbit and submitted their formal solution for professional review. The team of three was sponsored by the MSUM Society of […]