• Walter is currently working on the VERNE project, a NASA sponsored mission concept to penetrate the icy surface of Europa and search for biosignatures in the ocean beneath while pursuing a minor in geophysics while completing his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering at Georgia Tech.
  • Maci Harrell is a fourth year EAS student with a focus in planetary geology planning to graduate in Fall 2021. She has worked with Dr. James Wray on data from the Compact Reconnaissance Imaging Spectrometer for Mars (CRISM).
  • Holt is a former EAS major who graduated in August 2020. He worked with Dr. Takamitsu Ito on the CIMP6 project in which he restructured and displayed ocean data.
  • Laurel Freeman - October, 2020
    Laurel's academic interests include severe thunderstorm development and short to medium range forecasting.
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  • Jackson Sims - September, 2020
    He grew up on a farm in Palmetto, GA working with his granddad, which fostered his interest in meteorology as the weather always played a role in what they would be doing each day.
  • Dr. Jennifer Glass Awarded ASM Alice C. Evans Award for Advancement of Women
    This award recognizes outstanding contributions toward the full participation and advancement of women in the microbial sciences. This award is given in memory of Alice C. Evans, the first woman to be elected ASM president (elected in 1928)
  • Manlin Xu - August, 2020
    Manlin conducts research with Dr. Jennifer Glass and PhD candidate Abigail Johnson on microbial protein interactions with gas hydrates as part of the NASA Exobiology program.

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