The UBC Physics Olympics is organized jointly by the Department of Curriculum and Pedagogy in the Faculty of Education, and the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the Faculty of Science at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver Campus. It is supported by the Rex Broughton Memorial Fund.
The Organizing Committee is
- Marina Milner-Bolotin, Dept. of Curriculum & Pedagogy
- Aaron Boley, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
- Theresa Liao, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
- Mike Hasinoff, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
The volunteers for the 2018 Physics Olympics were:
Fermi Questions / Judge: Joerg Rottler
Leo Sporn, Erik Ryhorchuk, Harlan Colclough, Jaiten Saini, Jessica Ma, Wu Jih Hsu
Quizzics / Judge: Jaymie Matthews
*Pedram Laghaei, Naveen Sivasankar, Anna Hughes, Phillip Bement, Parisa Safavi
Spinning Top/ Judge: Aaron Boley
Joshua Gowe, Ana Clouatre, Harry Qi, Ray Lu, Emily Hsiao, Miaoran Li, Kasra Vahidi
Spring Lab / Judge: Joss Ives
*Pedram Amani, Georgiy Maruzhenko, Tianyu Liu, Liman Zhang, Natalia Dubljevic, Roberto Fedrigo
Ballistics / Judge: Andrzej Kotlicki
Joohyung Hong, Kara Deane, Mikaela Marining, Mohammed Obaid, Hani Ebrahimi, Chris Gubbels, Helena Winata, Paul Froese, Emma Ostereicher, Michelle Kunimoto, Eric Neal
Polarization Lab / Judge: Valery Milner
Alex Choinski, Felix Cormier, Dominique Trischuk, Walter Wasserman, Ryan Curtis, *Laurel Stothers, Cassandra Miller, Sebastien Rettie, Jordan Fordyce, Alexandra Gil, Madeline Iseminger, Elham Abouei, Alexander Ezzat, Hu Zuo, Brian Tam, Alex Vazquez Vazquez, Shengman Zhang
Jessica Lam, Laura Kim, Mourud Ishmam Ahmed, Latika Raisinghani, Alex May, CJ Kanjilal, Priya Verma, Yas Oloumi Yazdi, Blerta Burnaci, Angela Rutakomozibwa, Giselle Lawrence, Pouyan Khalili
Janis McKenna, Dept of Physics & Astronomy for additional assistance with set up. Yas Yazdi for event preparation and testing. Tom Mattison for tabulating final results and event preparation.
* Students who initiated activity ideas and were heavily involved in activity development.