Spring 2011 Department News

Recent PTYS/LPL Graduates

John Weirich
Congratulations to John R. Weirich, who in February 2011 successfully defended his Ph.D. dissertation on "Improvements to Ar-Ar Dating of Extra Terrestrial Materials." Tim Swindle was John's advisor. John will begin a post-doctoral position with Kip Hodges at Arizona State University's School of Earth and Space Exploration in August 2011.

Sarah Horst
Congratulations to Sarah M. Hörst, who successfully defended her Ph.D. dissertation titled "Post-Cassini Investigations of Titan Atmospheric Chemistry," on April 28, 2011. Sarah's advisor was Roger Yelle. Sarah has accepted a position as a NSF post-doctoral fellow with Maggie Tolbert at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences(CIRES) in Boulder.