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Professor Athanasopoulos-Zekkos receives NSF CAREER award

Assistant Professor Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos has received the NSF CAREER award, NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.| Short Read

These awards are given to those who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research.

Athanasopoulos-Zekkos’ project is entitled, “CAREER: Promoting a Fundamental Understanding of Post-Liquefaction Response and Deformations: A Next-Generation Analytical and Experimental Methodology.”

Her award will be effective on December 1, 2013 and will continue through November 2018.

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Sticking the landing on Mars: High-powered computing aims to reduce guesswork

As the Mars 2020 launch approaches, a separate effort is using simulations to understand landing dynamics for tomorrow's missions. | Medium Read