Ingrid Daubar has won the prestigious Nininger Meteorite Award for 2013, which recognizes outstanding student achievement in the "Science of Meteoritics" as embodied in an original research paper, for her paper on "The Current Martian Cratering Rate." More about Ingrid's winning research and the Nininger award itself, which is presented by the ASU Center for Meteorite Studies,"
Graduate Student News
Daniel Lo is the recipient of the 2014 Carson Fellowship Award, which provides one academic year of support, including salary, tuition and a small supply stipend. Daniel is beginning his first year of graduate studies at LPL.
Kudos to LPL graduate students with new or continuing NESSF (NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship) Awards:
New for 2014
Congratulations to Juan M. Lora, recipient of the 2014 Gerard P. Kuiper Memorial Award.
This year, the Department of Planetary Sciences/Lunar and Planetary Laboratory was proud to recognize and award three graduate students for their efforts toward service and outreach, which includes attention to broader impacts and involvement in activities outside of academic responsibilities that benefit the department, university and the larger community:
LPL’s Ali Bramson won the award for Outstanding Teaching at the 7th Annual College of Science Graduate Student Awards. Ali was recognized for her work in developing a year-long seminar course called “Entering Research (LASC 397A).” The course, which Ali taught this year, introduces undergraduates to all facets of the research endeavor.
Congratulations to PTYS undergraduate minor Cassandra Lejoly. For Spring 2014, Cassandra was named Outstanding Senior for the Department of Astronomy. Cassandra presented her research at the Astronomy Department's Graduating Astronomy Major Research Symposium on April 24. Her abstract is provided below. In the fall, Cassandra will be attending Northern Arizona University as a graduate student in the Department of Physics and Astronomy.