James Silva at NSBP/NSHP

November 21, 2011

Physics graduate student James Silva represented Boston University at the 2011 Joint Annual Conference of the National Societies of Black and Hispanic Physicists (NSBP/NSHP). This meeting, the largest gathering of African-American and Hispanic physicists in the world, took place in Austin, Texas from September 21-24.  Over 500 people attended the conference, more than 250 being students. Boston University rented an exhibitor's booth and displayed catalogs and pamphlets from Astronomy, Engineering, Photonics and Physics. Sponsors for the conference included the NSF, the University of Texas, and the Southeastern University Research Association.