Southeastern Section

Welcome to the Homepage for The Southeastern Section of the American Physical Society. Established in 1937, the objective of the Section is the advancement and diffusion of knowledge of physics within the Southeastern region of the United States, including the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. The Section brings together physicists once a year for a November meeting. Graduate and undergraduate students are always welcome and are encouraged to attend this meeting.

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SESAPS members at the 2019 Fall SESAPS Meeting, November 7-9, 2019, Wrightsville Beach, NC.

News & Announcements

The 2018 winners of the George B. Pegram Award, Jesse W. Beams Award, and Francis G. Slack Award have been announced. The winners are:

  • George B. Pegram Award: Jorge Piekarewicz, Florida State University
  • Jesse W. Beams Award: Henry Krakauer, College of William and Mary
  • Francis G. Slack Award: Ken C. McGill, Sr. Georgia College
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