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Optics Emphasis Students: Awards and Accomplishments

Presentations to Members of the United States Congress

1. B. Chuzles (Faculty Advisors: M. Jackson and L. R. Zink), "High Resolution Spectrscopic Studies in the Infrared and Far-Infrared Regions", 9th Annual Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill, Council on Undergraduate Research (2005).

2. D. Sutton (Faculty Advisors: M. Jackson, C. Hill and J. M. Brown), "Investigation of Carbon-Based Free Radicals in the Infrared", 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill, Council on Undergraduate Research (2003).

3. H. Hockel and M. Lauters (Faculty Advisors: M. Jackson, M. D. Allen, and K. M. Evenson), "Discovery and Investigation of Optically Pumped Laser Emissions from Methanol Isotopes in the Far-Infrared", 5th Annual Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill, Council on Undergraduate Research (2001).

4. Nicholas G. Roland (Faculty Advisors: G. R. Sudhakaran, and M. Jackson), "Far-Infrared Laser Stark Spectroscopy of CD3OH", 4th Annual Undergraduate Research Posters on the Hill, Council of Undergraduate Research (2000).

5. J. T. Dobler (Faculty Advisors: G. R. Sudhakaran, M. Jackson, and I. Mukhopadhyay), "Far-Infrared Laser Stark Spectroscopy of CD3OD: Determination of the Electric Dipole Moment", Council on Undergraduate Research, The Second Annual Undergraduate Research Poster Session on Capitol Hill (1998).

Presentations to Members of the Wisconsin State Assembly

"Laser Research at UW-La Crosse", M. Jackson and G. R. Sudhakaran with students N. Fuchs, N. Leisso, D. Pulvermacher, Q. Sanford and J. Sullivan. Laser research was presented to members of the Wisconsin State Legislature and was one of two exhibits representing UW-La Crosse at UW-Day, March 7 (2001).

Invited Presentations

1. B. Chuzles (Faculty Advisor: M. Jackson), "The Discovery and Measurement of Optically Pumped Molecular Laser Emissions and Their Use in the Investigation of Unstable Molecular Species". Brooke was one of two students selected to represent the Society of Physics Students and present the research she performed at UW-L at the International Conference of Physics Students. The conference is from August 11 - 18, 2005 and is held in Coimbra, Portugal. All expenses were paid for by the Society of Physics Students.

2. B. Chuzles, G. R. Sudhakaran, and M. Jackson, "High Resolution Spectroscopy in the Infrared and Far-infrared Regions", 2004 Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Annual Meeting, American Physical Society, Paper G1.001, May 27, 2004. The conference was held in Tuscon, Arizona. This paper was one of five invited paper for the Undergraduate Research Session with all expenses paid for by the Division.

3. Jessica L. Olson, G. R. Sudhakaran, and M. Jackson, "Far-Infrared Laser Stark Spectroscopy of 1,1 Difluoroethylene", 2001 Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics Annual Meeting, American Physical Society, Paper K3.2, May 17, 2001. The conference was held in London, Ontario. This paper was one of five invited paper for the Undergraduate Research Session with all expenses paid for by the Division.

Awards

1. Brooke Chuzles received the Murphy Award, which recognizes the outstanding senior at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (2005).

2. Brooke Chuzles received the Outstanding Physics Senior Award, which recognizes the outstanding senior in the Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (2005).

Recent National Presentations