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Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

Climate & Space student plans to join UC Berkeley as a post-doctoral scholar. | Short Read
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IMAGE:  Abigail Azari, PhD

The first CLaSP doctoral candidate of 2020 has successfully defended her doctoral dissertation. Congratulations, Dr. Azari!

Dr. Abigail Azari

Defense Date: 3/10/2020

Dissertation Title: A Data-Driven Understanding of Plasma Transport in Saturn’s Magnetic Environment

Faculty Advisors: Prof. Michael Liemohn and Assoc. Prof. Xianzhe Jia.

Dr. Azari plans to join the University of California Berkeley, Space Sciences Laboratory, as a post-doctoral scholar. At SSL she will pursue research to understand the Mars space environment with the MAVEN mission by integrating data science techniques into spacecraft observations to answer fundamental planetary science questions.

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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