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Minghui Diao and Kaiyu Guan Chosen to Receive the 2012 Walbridge Fund Graduate Award

The department is pleased to announce that graduate students Minghui Diao and Kaiyu Guan have been chosen as two of three recipients for the 2012 Walbridge Fund Graduate Award.

On behalf of the Selection Committee, Minghui will be funded for her proposal entitled "Ice Supersaturation and Cirrus Cloud Formation by Global In-Situ Aircraft Observations and Relationships with Anthropogenic Emissions". 

The Selection Committee was impressed with Kaiyu's proposal entitled "Scaling Up Plant Water Stress of an African Savanna Ecosystem Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Based Sensing" and his plans to use novel sensing technology to evaluate ecosystem stress in African savannas linked to climate change and land use conversion.

Congratulations to Minghui and Kaiyu on a job well-done!