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November 15, 2018

Faith Groff wins Excellence in Research Award at Graduate Student Showcase

M.S. student Faith Groff was one of three recipients of the Excellence in Research Award at the 2018 Graduate Student Showcase on Nov. 13. Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering graduate students presented 54 research posters, and Groff's was judged to be one of the top three. She was selected for the college-sponsored award for her poster, "Analysis of Tropospheric Gravity Waves in a Mesoscale Convective System." In response to…

WE-CAN recap: Cracking the chemistry of wildfire smoke

A team of Colorado State University scientists led by Assistant Professor Emily Fischer spent the summer flying into wildfire smoke to analyze its composition in the largest, most comprehensive campaign of its kind to date. Five universities and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) collaborated on the Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol Absorption and Nitrogen, or WE-CAN, which involved a C-130 research aircraft loaded with scientific instruments…
November 14, 2018

Researchers overcome challenges to collect new typhoon observations

As field researchers know, sometimes the science you set out to do is not what you end up doing. But the drive for knowledge is unwavering, and scientists find a way to get the job done, even if it means changing course, maneuvering bureaucratic hurdles and waiting out setbacks. Flexibility is key to field campaigns, and sometimes the reward is in the unexpected discoveries. One team of CSU scientists can…
November 13, 2018

Eric Maloney and Ilana Pollack commended for research at All-College Meeting

Professor Eric Maloney and scientist Ilana Pollack were recognized with awards at the Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering All-College Meeting Nov. 8. Maloney received the George T. Abell Outstanding Research Faculty Award, and Pollack received the Outstanding Researcher Award. This year’s award winners were selected by a committee comprised of last year’s winners. Nominations were submitted by colleagues and staff of the college’s eight departments and programs. Assistant Professor…
October 25, 2018

NASA chooses Sue van den Heever to co-chair Science Advisory Group

Professor Sue van den Heever has been appointed to co-chair NASA's Science Advisory Group to guide the implementation of the Decadal Survey study of aerosol and clouds, convection, and precipitation. The advisory group will serve as the study's primary connection to the wider science and applications communities. "Sue was selected for this role due to her expertise and stellar international reputation in the field," said Atmospheric Science Department Head Jeff…


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