University of Vermont

College of Arts and Sciences

Department of  Physics

Sigma Pi Sigma

Welcome to Sigma Pi Sigma chapter # 497 at the University of Vermont.

Founded in 1921, Sigma Pi Sigma is the national physics honor society.  Sigma Pi Sigma honors outstanding scholarship and service in physics, encouraging and stimulating members in their scientific pursuits.  


The Sigma Pi Sigma pin has the dynamo, electric light bulb, lightning bolt, and the standard voltmeter. The items symbolize the three essential attributes of a true scientist: accuracy, knowledge, and creative energy.







Sigma Pi Sigma national office

UVM Society of Physics Students

UVM Department of Physics

2004 Inductees

2005 Inductees

2006 Inductees

2008 Inductees

2009 Inductees

2010 Inductees

2011 Inductees

2012 Inductees

2013 Inductees


Faculty adviser: Prof. D. Clougherty






Last modified September 03 2013 09:15 PM

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