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Two CLaSP Heliophysics students win presentation awards at AGU conference

Posted: January 28, 2019

Two CLaSP Heliophysics students win presentation awards at AGU conference

CLaSP Graduate Student Research Assistant Ben Alterman,and Austin Glass, a CLaSP Ph.D. student each received an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) at this year's Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Union (AGU) in Washington, D.C. this past December.
Mr. Glass's presentation was titled "First Identification of Foreshock Plasma Populations at Mercury." His faculty advisors are Associate Research Scientist Jim Raines and Associate Professor Xianzhe Jia
Mr. Alterman's presentation was titled "The Variation of Solar Wind Helium Across Two Solar Cycles." 

The Outstanding Student Presentation Awards are awarded by the AGU to promote, recognize, and reward undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students for quality research in the geophysical sciences.

Both Austin and Ben are members of the Solar and Heliospheric Research Group (SHRG). Founded in 1993, SHRG is a world leader in the study of solar wind composition, heliospheric physics, and solar-planetary interactions.

Congratulations, Austin and Ben! 

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