Group projects started on 3-rd day of the camp. Participants were divided into 6 groups based on their applications and interviews. Each group was concerned on specific field of science or engineering. More information on Group projects is available here.
Supervisors of all groups joined campers on August 10. They had introductory lectures by the midday. Then campers had free time to play board games, to rest or chill out in the swimming pool.
One of the best moments of the day was taking group pictures. All participants had a picture together, then each group was captured.
At the evening PhD Student Astghik Chalyan, who is a president of YSU and NAS student chapter of SPIE presented lecture “SPIE (The International Society for Optics and Photonics) YSU and NAS student chapter’s 10 years”: The lecture was mainly concerned on opportunities given by SPIE to young students and scientists.
At the end of the day participants had night sky observations. The video on the bottom of the page represents evolution of the sky during night. The author of the video is participant of the camp Rafael Grigoryan.