UTIG’s Craig Fulthorpe acted as co-chief scientist of IODP expedition 356.
Collaborating with NASA, ice-penetrating radar developed at the University of Texas Institute for Geophysics will be included on the mission to Europa.
University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) Director Terry Quinn presented $5,000 in endowed awards along with other honors on May 12 at the annual UTIG Appreciation Luncheon. The UTIG Research Excellence Award of $4,000 went to Peter Flemings, while the Eleanor Picard Excellence Award for $1,000 was presented to Tom Richter. Joining the director’s […]
University of Texas Institute for Geophysics (UTIG) Senior Research Scientist Jamie Austin has been named the next chair of the International Ocean Discovery Program (IODP) Forum. According to the official IODP website, the IODP Forum is “a venue for exchanging ideas and views on the scientific progress of the International Ocean Discovery Program. The Forum is the […]
Science Olympiad regional crowns were awarded at a recent team competition at the University of Texas at Austin. In Division C (high schools) Liberal Arts and Science Academy (LASA) A team outperformed 10 other teams and won the meet by a 15-point margin. William P. Clements A from Sugar Land, TX, took second place. The […]
The University of Texas at Austin’s GeoFORCE Texas program, which introduces high school students from underserved areas to the career field of geosciences, has just been recognized by the White House and President Barack Obama with the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. The award, announced on March 30, 2015, is […]