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UAH Earth system science student does the “research sprint”

When you have only three months to complete a research project, it can feel like a 12-week sprint – especially if the project includes building hardware. "You have to work quickly, and half the time I was building equipment," says Julian …


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UAH's Emanuel Waddell named President of NOBCChE

Emanuel A. Waddell, Associate Dean of UAH College of Science has been named President of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). Waddell's term as President of the …


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UAH part of team researching tropical trees hit by lightning

Trees and lightning generally don't play well together. However, while many trees struck by lightning explode or ignite or are otherwise instantly killed, other trees (especially in the tropics) seem less effected by lightning strikes and live …


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UAH team plans solar eclipse trip to study eclipse-related weather

In August, a team of researchers and students from UAH will join scientists and tourists from around the world streaming into the path of a total solar eclipse that will span the U.S. from coast to …


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Alumnus Jonathan Pettus now MSFC associate director

Written by Jim Steele

UAH alumnus Jonathan Pettus was named associate director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville in December 2016, where he manages and leads development of the center's business operations, guides daily business decisions and …


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Zank awarded the International Space Science Institute’s Johannes Geiss Fellowship

Written by Diana LaChance

Dr. Gary Zank, who serves as both chair of the Department of Space Science and the director of the Center for Space Plasma and Aeronomic Research at UAH, has been named the 2017 recipient of the International Space Science Institute’s Johannes …


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NASA fellowship will fund UAH space science student’s research on solar wind

Bofeng Tang, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Space Science at UAH, has received a 2017/2018 NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship (NESSF) to fund his research into the transport of electrons and electron heat flux in the solar wind. The …


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UAH alumnus envisioning pressing health issue solutions

When HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology opened its doors in 2008, founders Jim Hudson (’87 MS, Biology) and Lonnie McMillian envisioned a place where scientists, entrepreneurs and educators would come together to solve some of the …


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Satellite data finds peak in a daily lightning cycle

No matter where you are on middle Earth, there is a daily cycle to both the frequency and the power of …


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UAH's Sarthak Dasadia completes prestigious New York Data Incubator program

Sarthak Dasadia ('17 PhD Physics) a post-doctoral researcher (Physicist and Data Scientist) at UAH recently completed a prestigious data science fellowship, The Data Incubator (TDI) …


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