Welcome to GradOPS

The Graduate Organization of Physics and Astronomy Students (GradOPS) is an official organization of the graduate students of the UC Davis Department of Physics and Astronomy. All physics and astronomy graduate students are automatically members of GradOPS. This group serves as a voice for the graduate students to the Physics and Astronomy faculty and staff.  It seeks to better the department by seeking out graduate student involvement and building community. GradOPS intends to promote equity and quality within the department by putting all students on an equal footing and improving their standing in the department.

The GradOPS Council is an annually elected body responsible for management of the organization. The current representatives are:
arXivist: Ian Lim (5th year, Quantum Information)
Graduate Liaison: Rodrigo Stancioli (5th year, Astrophysics)
Community Representatives: Darshana Mehta (2nd year, Astrophysics) and Bobby Prater (5th year, Condensed Matter Experiment)
Diversity Representative: currently vacant
Treasurer: Arsalan Adil (6th year, Cosmology/QMAP)
External Affairs Officer: Samantha Abbott (5th year, Particle Experiment)
First-Year Representatives: Dylon Fleming (1st year), Samantha Kelly (1st year)

GradOPS also organizes representation on departmental committees. Records of current and past council and committee reps can be found here (UC Davis login required).

If you have any questions or comments for our council, you can reach us at gradops-council@ucdavis.edu.