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levin-jonJon Levin, professor of physics, was nominated for the 2015 Society of Physics Students Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award.

The award is the Society of Physics Students’ highest honor. It recognizes annually an outstanding chapter advisor who successfully provides his or her chapter with leadership, organization, a broad spectrum of activities, and enthusiastic student participation.

Levin is one of eight Outstanding Chapter Advisor nominees recognized by their students and colleagues for their passion and determination.

Levin has been the Society of Physics Students Zone 8 council member since 2010 and director of the undergraduate physics program at UT since 2000. He received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Stanford University and his doctorate in physics from the University of Oregon. His research is focused on the interactions between single atoms and Xrays.

Formed in 1968, the Society of Physics Students offers students opportunities to practice effective communication and personal interactions, gain leadership experience, establish a personal network of contacts, present scholarly work in professional meetings and journals, and access outreach services to the campus and local communities.

C O N T A C T :

Amy Blakely (865-974-5034, ablakely@utk.edu)