The next meeting of the ISPP will be:

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at Lake Forest College

Spring CSAAPT Meeting will be at Thornton HS, in Harvey

 Saturday, April 28, 2012

CSAAPT info here,

Program for the 20th Annual Illinois Student Research Conference, held at NEIU, is here

22nd Annual Illinois Student Research Conference will be Spring 2012 at GSU


Click here for more information on Science Chicago and on Neighborhood Science


INTERESTED in Advanced Physics Labs ?? -- Then you may want to be a member of ALPhA

Check out the website at


Calendar for ISPP 2010-11 at the end of this page; further info at


NEW APS Prairie Section is now official

-- first meeting was Nov. 12 - 14, 2009 at Univ. of Iowa.

Second meeting Nov 18 – 20, 2010 at IIT, Chicago

Next meeting will be Nov 10 – 12, 2011 at the University of Northern Iowa

check out the website at


THE 2012 CPS O’Hare Region (Middle School) and North Region (High School)  Fairs will be held HERE AT NEIU !!! January (22n  Friday for MS & 4th for HS), 2013 !! --

SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL has been an official

Science Chicago Partner -- for more info on ALL Science Chicago events, visit the website at


  Saturdays Sept. ??, and Oct. ??, 2011

Science Fair Central--MidCity IV, Harold Washington College, Saturday, Oct. <tba>, 2011

SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL--South-IX at CSU, Saturdays, September <tba>, 2010

Additional Science Fair Info & Links below.

CONGRATULATIONS to all who participated in the

61st Annual CPS City Science Fair on 2010-11

and to the winner of the 2011 Granular Materials Award,

Anton Yulianov (Lincoln Elementary);

see you next March at MSI !!


Physics 110 web page

CSAAPT page here !!

Sadly, Prof. Emeritus Robert L. Gilbert Passed away on May 10, 2003
and Dr. Bill Conway Passed away on May 15, 2003.
They will both be missed.

Sad News – our Friend & Colleague Gerry Lietz passed away 11/26/10

On-Line Guestbook for Gerry Lietz
On-Line Guestbook for Dr. Gilbert
On-Line Guestbook for Dr. Conway

The ISPP Schedule for the 2010-11 is below! – 2011-12 will be posted soon!
Further info at

Link to Physics Northwest

Link to other Physics Alliances

News from Prof. Dolan's Sabbatical (00-01):  Research

News from Prof. Dolan's Sabbatical (00-01):  Publications

News from Prof. Dolan's Sabbatical (00-01):  Pictures


Saturdays 9/17 or 25, 10/1, 10/8, 2011


SFC-MidCity IV at Harold Washington College, Saturday October  (?), 2011 

Dates for SFC-South IX at Chicago State Univ.:
Saturday September ??, 2011

Link to Science Fair Central homepage

We hope you are planning to attend one or more sessions of SCIENCE FAIR CENTRAL!!

The 'general' session will be held in the first two weeks at NEIU (tentative theme for 2011:  CHEMISTRY), while week three will be "Appointment with a Scientist"

Links to much of the science fair info, and other interesting sites, is above.

CPS Science Fair Rules & Regulations

To Superconductivity page

Science Fair Central Resources

TENTATIVE Physics Schedule & Department homepage


<<coming soon>>:

MSTQE:  Physics Concepts for Middle School Teachers

(MSTQE website --

Physics 110 Syllabus, Spring 2012

Physics 201 (Physics I) Syllabus

Physics 331 (Optics) Syllabus, Spring 2012

Physics 361 (Granular Materials) Syllabus, Fall 2009

Physics 367 (Transducers) Syllabus, Fall 2007

Physics 332 (Electronics) Syllabus, Winter 2010

Physics 330 (Intermediate Lab) Syllabus, Fall 2011

Links to other Physics Faculty:
 Dr. Mahmoud Khalili's home page
 Thomas Stanonis' home page

In addition, you may contact:
Dr. Ilya Gulkarov ("Dr. G") at:
Dr. Richard Delzenero at:
Dr. Sudha Srinivas at:
Dr. Paulo Acioli at

Professor Dolan & his students are currently researching GRANULAR MATERIALS
pertinent info from the Research Community will be posted here!

Prof. Dolan may be reached at ""

Meetings of the ISPP for the 2010-11 year:

Thursday, September 16, 2010 at Joliet West HS
Wednesday October 20, 2010 at Oak Park-River Forest HS
Saturday, November 20, 2010 ISPP-CSAAPT-PSAPS at IIT, Chicago
Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at  DePaul

Saturday Jan. 8 - Wednesday Jan. 12, AAPT National Meeting, Jacksonville, FLA

Wednesday, January 19, 2010 at  Elmhurst College <<27th Annual "Tri-Physics" Meeting>>

>>>>    (Wednesday, February 16, 2011 HERE at NEIU    <<<<

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at Chicago State University
Tuesday April 12, 2011 at  Lake Forest College

Saturday April 9, 2011, CSAAPT, Niles West HS  
Monday, May 9, 2011 at  Niles West HS
 Tuesday, June 7, 2011 at  Museum of Science & Industry
(& Annual Host Meeting)  



<<updated April 26, 2011>>