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ANS Students Demonstrate Nuclear Reactions, Plasma Materials at EOH 2012

ANS Students Demonstrate Nuclear Reactions, Plasma Materials at EOH 2012

3/12/2012 3:26:00 PM Susan Mumm

Ping pong balls flying from sprung mousetraps modeled a nuclear reaction, while plasma materials glowed in the dark as part of American Nuclear Society (ANS) exhibits during Engineering Open House 2012 March 9 and 10.

In it’s 92nd year, EOH is an annual student-led event featuring two days of exhibits and competitions showcasing engineering students’ talent and ingenuity. The exposition attracts thousands of visitors to the Urbana campus each year, and stands as the largest event of its kind in the country. EOH brings together students, fac

ANS member Robert Geringer gets visitors ready for the mousetraps to spring.
ANS member Robert Geringer gets visitors ready for the mousetraps to spring.

ulty, and corporate sponsors to feature cutting-edge innovation in science and technology.

 

ANS members also hosted a booth giving visitors general information about the three paths of study available through an NPRE degree. Photos of EOH can be viewed here.