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Juliane Gross Receives Prestigious Award

September 17, 2009

Juliane GrossJuliane Gross, a postdoctoral fellow at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, has been selected to receive the prestigious Niedermeyer Award from the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany. The Niedermeyer Award is given by the Faculty of Geosciences of Ruhr-University Bochum for the most outstanding Ph.D. dissertation.

Gross received her Ph.D. in July 2009. She was selected for the award based on her thesis, entitled “Mineral Solubility Measurements at High Pressures:  Redesigning the Hydrothermal Diamond Anvil Cell; Crystal Volume Computations and Birefringence Mapping.”

The award will be presented, along with a cash prize, at a ceremony at the Ruhr-University Bochum’s annual anniversary celebration on December 18. Congratulations, Juliane!

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) is a research institute that provides support services to NASA and the planetary science community, and conducts planetary science research under the leadership of staff scientists, visiting researchers, and postdoctoral fellows. LPI is managed by the Universities Space Research Association (USRA) under a cooperative agreement with the Science Mission Directorate of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.



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Last updated September 17, 2009