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Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

Dr. Jamie Ward will continue research at CLaSP in the Precipitation Extremes and Climate Dynamics group. | Short Read
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Another CLASP doctoral student has successfully defended her dissertation.

Dr. Jamie Ward

Defense Date: 6/5/2020

Dissertation Title: The Effects of Light-Absorbing Aerosols, Blocking, and Clouds on Greenland’s Surface

Faculty Advisor: Assoc. Prof. Mark Flanner

Dr. Ward plans to work as a post-doctoral research fellow in Asst. Prof. Ashley Payne’s Precipitation Extremes and Climate Dynamics group during the 2020-2021 academic year.

Congratulations, Dr. Ward!

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Space motor helps make robotic prosthetic leg more comfortable and extends battery life

Getting rid of some gears enabled a free-swinging knee, regenerative braking and brought the noise level down from vacuum cleaner to fridge. | Short Read