Student Activities in the Physics Department


Tutoring is available through the Society of Physics Students and by Physics Grad Students. 

  • Contact SPS President Ethan Clements (see below) with your request.  All requests will be presented at the SPS weekly meeting.  An SPS student with availability will contact you.
  • The following Graduate Students are available as tutors: Rey Ducay; Justin Guenther, and Ramakanta Chapai. Their contact information is on the Graduate Students page.

Student Representatives

These students were elected by department majors and attend most weekly faculty meetings to address the issues and concerns of students in the Physics Department.

Undergraduate Rep: Ben Blankartz,

Graduate Rep: Doug McNally,


Society of Physics Students

The Miami University chapter of the Society of Physics Students is an organization open to all undergraduate and graduate students interested in physics.  SPS meets once a week in 136 Culler Hall, with special activities monthly.  For more information, visit .


2013-14 Officers

President – Ethan Clements,
Vice President – Christen Setters,
Secretary – Robert McCutcheon -
Treasurer – Ben Blankartz,
Web Master – Brian Breitsch -

Educational Outreach –  Tyler Thurtell -

Faculty Advisor – Christopher Beer,


Astronomy Club

The Astronomy Club meets in Culler Hall weekly, prior to going to the roof for observation. (Meetings are cancelled during exams, holiday breaks, or if the sky is cloudy).  ANYONE is welcome to show up to stargaze--bring your friends!  Contact the president for more information.


2013-14 Officers

President – Corey Rogers,

Vice President – Benjamin Blankartz,

Treasurer – TBA
Faculty Advisor – Steve Alexander,