Articles from February 2024

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Stille Wins 2024 Mary Louise Kelley Professional Development Award

Wednesday, February 21, 2024
Dale Stille has been selected to receive a $500 Mary Louise Kelley Professional Development Award to attend the 2024 American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) conference.
Working on the TRACERS mission instruments

CLAS physics and astronomy faculty closer to launching instruments for TRACERS mission

A team of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences researchers has been working on building one out of five instruments that will help measure charged particles — electrons and ions — as part of the NASA-funded TRACERS mission.
Students enjoying the Acevedo Poster Contest 2024

Choate, Leiberton Named Winners at Inaugural Acevedo Poster Contest

Monday, February 19, 2024
On February 15th, the department hosted the first annual Acevedo Poster Contest, giving participating students a chance to show how they used computing resources, tools, or techniques in their research.
Radio telescope

Hartley Awarded Travel Grant to Present at URSI Meeting

Thursday, February 15, 2024
International Programs at the University of Iowa has awarded a travel grant to Assistant Research Scientist/Engineer David Hartley to give two presentations on his research at the 4th International Union of Radio Science (URSI) Atlantic Radio Science Meeting (AT-RASC) May 19-14, 2024 in Gran Canaria, Spain.