Seismo Lab graduate student, Dongzhou Zhang, a member of Jennifer Jackson's research group, received the Student Poster Award at the Advanced Photon Source Users Meeting held May 6- 9, 2013. His poster was titled "Fast-Temperature-Readout Spectrometer for Atomic Dynamics Measurements". Congratulations, Dongzhou!
Seismo Lab mineral physicist Jennifer Jackson has developed a new melt-detection method to measure the melting point of iron under extreme pressure. This method attempts to emulate the conditions found in Earth's core. Click here to read more about her discoveries.
Click here to see the article in Earth and Planetary Science Letters.
The EGU Awards and Medals program recognizes scientists for their outstanding research contribution in Earth, planetary and space sciences, and identifies the awardees as role models for the next generation of young scientists. They released the names of the 41 recipients of the 2013 Medals and Awards, Division Medals, and Division Outstanding Young Scientists Awards.
The prizes will be presented at the 2013 EGU General Assembly in Vienna on April 7-12, 2013.
Click here to view all of the recpients of the 2013 Awards and Medals
Seismological Laboratory Assistant Professor of Geophysics, Victor Tsai, has been awarded the 2012 Keiiti Aki Young Scientist Award. This award, established by the Seismology section of the American Geophysical Union, is given to an outstanding young seismologist who is within three years of receiving his/her Ph.D.
Click here to learn more about Victor Tsai's research.
Jean-Paul Ampuero, Assistant Professor of Seismology, has been selected to receive a NSF Faculty Early CAREER Development Award. The program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's most prestigious awards in support of the early career development activities of those teacher-scholars who most effectively integrate research and education within the context of the mission of their organization. His specific award title is: "Integrating earthquake physics and source imaging while engaging the Hispanic community."
Click here to learn more about Jean-Paul Ampuero's research.