Spring 2016 Graduate Student News

TAP 2015 Research Prize

Youngmin JeongAhn has been awarded the 2015 Theoretical Astrophysics Program (TAP) Research Prize. Youngmin won for his paper titled, "On the non-uniform distribution of the angular elements of near-Earth objects." After graduating from LPL in August 2015, Youngmin began a postdoctoral position studying asteroid dynamics with Professor Wing-Huen Ip at the National Central University of Taiwan. As of March 1, 2016, Youngmin is working with Mauricio Reyes-Ruiz at the Instituto de Astronomía, UNAM, Ensenada.