Annual Induction of New Members
Tuesday, November 14, 2017
McCarthy Hall 013
St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
6:30 - 7:15
7:15 - 7:30
7:30 - 8:10
Networking time, free pizza and beverage
Intro to Sigma Xi, induction of the 
new members
Program - Four 10 minute invited presentations

"Aurora in the Shadow: The 2017 Total Eclipse in Nebraska", 
Robert Mitchell, Engineering and Physics Department, St. Ambrose University

"Data Insertion in Bitcoin's Blockchain"
Andrew Sward, 
Mathematics and Computer Science Department, Augustana College

"Biomass Gasification in a Pilot-scale System"
Yunye Shi, 
Engineering and Physics Department, St. Ambrose University

"Controlling Light with Extreme Speeds and Powers"
James van Howe, 
Department of Physics and Astronomy, Augustana College

Reservations.  Please make your reservation (form is now inactive). The deadline is noon on Tuesday, November 14. So that we know how much pizza to order, the reservation form asks for your meal choice - yes or no. Say "yes" if you plan to come for the pizza and beverage at 6:30 pm; say "no" if you will be eating before you come.

Here is the current list of those who have indicated that they will be attending the event.

Parking is in the lot at the corner of Gaines and Lombard. Here is the campus map. McCarthy Hall is #12 on the map.