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Research Assistant Positions Available
(posted 1/18/2019 by Weichao Tu)
We are currently looking for graduate or undergratudate research assistants to work on various research projects in space physics. If you are interested, please contact Dr. Weichao Tu for more information.
Zheng Xiang paper published in Geophysical Research Letters
(posted 8/17/2018 by Weichao Tu)
The paper is entitled "A Statistical Survey of Radiation Belt Dropouts Observed by Van Allen Probes" with authors Zheng Xiang, Weichao Tu, Binbin Ni, M. G. Henderson, and Xing Cao.
Weichao Tu received the prestigious NSF CAREER Award
(posted 6/12/2018 by Weichao Tu)
Dr. Weichao Tu has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to support her research in developing the first comprehensive model to simulate the mysterious dropout of the radiation belt electrons.
Weichao Tu received the AT-RASC 2018 Young Scientist Award
(posted 3/1/2018 by Weichao Tu)
Dr. Weichao Tu was selected as a recipient of the AT-RASC 2018 Young Scientist Award and she will be honored at the UNION RADIO-SCIENTIFIQUE INTERNATIONALE (URSI) AT-RASC 2018 conference at Gran Canaria, Spain.
Kevin Pham paper published in Journal of Geophysical Research
(posted 10/23/2017 by Weichao Tu)
The paper is entitled "Understanding the Mechanisms of Radiation Belt Dropouts Observed by Van Allen Probes" with authors Kevin Pham, Weichao Tu, and Zheng Xiang.
Zheng Xiang paper published in Journal of Geophysical Research and selected for AGU Eos Spotlight
(posted 10/17/2017 by Weichao Tu)
The paper is entitled "Quantifying the precipitation loss of radiation belt electrons during a rapid dropout event" with authors Zheng Xiang, Weichao Tu, Xinlin Li, Binbin Ni, S. K. Morley, and D. N. Baker.
(posted 7/3/2017 by Weichao Tu)
Graduate student in our group, Mohammad Barani, won the best poster presentation award in the Student Poster Competition at the 2017 Geospace Environment Modeling (GEM) annual meeting in Portsmouth, Virginia. GEM is one of the most prestigious meetings in the field of space physics, which is supported by the National Science Foundation.