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April 10, 2019

Kirsten Mayer awarded National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship

Kirsten Mayer, advised by Elizabeth Barnes, has been selected to receive a three-year National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

“I am very honored to have been selected to receive the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship,” Mayer said. “This funding provides me the flexibility to pursue new and exciting research that I am particularly passionate about.”

Mayer will use the funding to further study the MJO-QBO relationship in regard to sub-seasonal to seasonal prediction.

“I plan to use this opportunity to expand my knowledge of new methods, such as machine learning, to better our understanding of the atmosphere.”