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American Geophysical Union (AGU) has announced Geosciences new faculty member Gabriel Vecchi as a recipient of an Atmospheric Sciences Ascent Award for 2017. Congratulation to Prof. Vecchi!
Associate Research Scholar Dr. Maggie Lau has been selected as one of two recipients for the 2017 Deep Carbon Observatory (DCO) Emerging Leader Awards. Deep Carbon Observatory is a global research program with a goal to transform the understanding of what part carbon plays on planet Earth.
Three projects with the potential for broad impacts in science and technology have been selected to receive support from the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund. The projects include a technology for improving ultrasound's grainy images (Prof. Jeroen Tromp), a system for boosting biofuel production, and a facility for designing and testing new wind power technologies.
At the Department’s annual fall picnic last Friday, two graduate students were awarded Arnold Guyot Teaching Prizes for their work as Assistants in Instruction. The awards recognize excellence in instruction, contribution to curriculum, and overall contribution to the teaching mission of the Department.