NC State Physics Logo

Gail McCormick with Guilhem Ribeill, 2009 recipient of the McCormick Award.

McCormick Symposium

The Physics Department at North Carolina State University hosts an annual symposium to celebrate the achievements by physics undergraduate students. This event is supported in part by the Rod McCormick Memorial Endowment.

The symposium will take place on Monday, April 24th, 2017 from 3:00 to 4:00 in room 301, Riddick Hall.

To participate in the 2017 symposium click here

The program includes:

  • Induction of new Sigma Pi Sigma members
  • Presentation of Patty Award
  • Presentation of Doggett Award
  • Presentation of McCormick Award
  • Featured talk by McCormick Recipient

Reception and Student Research Poster Session in the Riddick Hearth immediately following the Ceremony.

Congratulations to our 2016 Poster Session Winners

Ephraim Bililign, First Place
Shannon Dwyer, Second Place
Daniela Fontecha, Third Place
Samuel Loomis, Third Place

Research Poster Presentations at past McCormick Symposia


Ephraim Bililign
Bryan Chu, William Delooze, Jared Taylor
Shannon Dwyer
Brady Ells
Daniela Fontecha
Peter Gwynne
Benjamin Hamm
Samuel Loomis
Hannahmariam Mekbib
David Nacouzi
Jessica Sullivan



Aubrey Apperson
Mia de los Reyes
Jacob Deal
Brady Ells
Thomas Gray
Benjamin Hamm
Rebekah Lee
Kevin Lively
Aaron Mahler
Michael Mann
Charlotte McGill
Josh McKenney
Megan O'Connor
Jacob Robbins
Kevin Rosenberger
Bethany Rutherford
Daniel Underwood
Reagan Weeks



Aubrey Apperson
Sara Berry
Edward Brennan
Steven Corley
Yang Ho
Michael Kerley
Chris Kolb
Jacob Lineberry
Josh McKenney
Cody Melton
David Nacouzi
Mia de los Reyes
Brandon Sellers
Nathan Sherrill
Robert Younts



Oindree Banerjee
Andrew Barrette
Sara Berry
Ansel Blumers
Mary Burkey
Adrienne Cage
John Chavez
Mithi de los Reyes
David T. Flaherty
Dillon Frame
Khalida Hendricks
Neel Kabadi
Benjamin Keller
Michael Kerley
Cody Melton
Justin Raudabaugh
James Rowland
Megan Szakasits
Robert Younts
Sean Ressler



Scott Akerman
Oindree Banerjee
Llewellyn Barrett
Ansel Blumers
Mary Burkey
Joshua Carpenter
Michael Collins
Caleb Marshall
Travis Morton



Oindree Banerjee
Kevin Barkett
Christopher Blackwell
Mary Burkey
Yeou Chiou
Mark Draelos
Kristen Hale
Alex Mauney
Cody Melton
David Moreau
Phillip Phipps
Mark Schillaci
John Stout