Committee on Physics in Undergraduate Education

The AAPT Committee on Physics in Undergraduate Education provides a forum for consideration of topics relevant to instruction in physics in two- and four-year colleges and universities, and aims to keep AAPT membership informed of ways in which the teaching of physics may be facilitated.

Honorable Mention - 2020

Mission Statement

Reports

Statements

AAPT White Paper on NSF Funding Initiatives and Priorities(PDF) - Endorsed by the Board of Directors on April 10, 2021

References to Support the Guidelines for Self-Study and External Evaluation of Undergraduate Physics Programs (PDF)

UCTF Report on Lab Curriculum

UTF Computational Physics Recommendations

 

Homepage
https://www.aapt.org/aboutaapt/organization/undergraduate.cfm

Committee Members

Brad R. Conrad (Term ending after WM2024)

Georgios Koutroulakis (Term ending after WM2025)

Blake Laing (Term ending after WM2025)

Troy C. Messina (Term ending after WM2025)

Beth A. Cunningham, Ex Officio

Julie M. McIntyre, Staff Liaison

Past Chairs

Marie Lopez Del Puerto (2021)

Ramon E. Lopez (2022)

W. Brian Lane, Ph.D. (2023)

 

Mission

  1. Provide a forum for consideration of topics relevant to undergraduate instruction in physics in two-year colleges, four-year colleges, and universities.
  2. In cooperation with the High School, Two-Year College and Graduate Education Committees, seek ways of improving articulation for students progressing from one level to another.
  3. Aid in keeping the AAPT membership informed of ways in which the teaching of physics at the undergraduate level may facilitated.