May 15 – June 2, 2017
Prerequisite(s): One semester of Quantum Mechanics
Co-taught by Nobel Laureate Professor Tony Leggett of the University of Illinois and Professor Ying Liu of Penn State University, this course will provide an introduction to the basic physics of superconductivity. Students from Penn State, the University of Illinois, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) will learn side by side in classroom space provided by SJTU. Being offered in the exciting international city of Shanghai, the course combines classroom learning, supervised research, and after-class exploration of the city.
Students are eligible to apply for:
- Pennsylvania Commonwealth Scholarship ($1,000) from the Penn State Office of Global Programs
- Science Travel Grant (variable) from the Office of Science Engagement.
- Schreyer Travel Grant (variable) for students in the Schreyer Honors College
Send a letter of application, resume, and an unofficial transcript to Prof. Ying Liu. Applications are due by Friday, February 3, 2017.
Dr. Ying Liu, Professor of Physics, Penn State University
Dr. Anthony Leggett, the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Professor and Center for Advanced Study Professor of Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign