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LPI Announces Planetary Science Interns

March 16, 2012

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) is pleased to announce the arrival of the 2012 class of the LPI Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science. The LPI’s highly competitive intern program offers undergraduates the opportunity to experience cutting-edge research in lunar and planetary science, working one-on-one with scientists at the LPI and the NASA Johnson Space Center on a project of current interest in planetary science. This year’s program will run from June 4 through August 10. The students below were selected from an applicant pool of more than 288 students, and we welcome them to the Institute as they begin what promises to be a very rewarding summer!

For more information about the program, visit the summer intern webpage.

Student:  Joshua Blumenkopf, Yeshiva College
Advisors:  John Shebalin (JSC)
Student:  Katelyn Lehman, Texas Christian University
Advisor:  Walter Kiefer and Georgiana Kramer (LPI)

Student:  Mitali Chandnani, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
Advisor:  David Kring and Georgiana Kramer (LPI)
Student:  Nicole Marin, Arizona State University
Advisor:  Kevin Righter and Lisa Danielson (JSC)

Student:  Rebecca Johnston, Brigham Young University
Advisors: Oliver White and Trudi Hoogenboom (LPI)
Student:  Molly Richardson, Rice University
Advisors:  Julianne Moses (LPI)

Student:  Melissa Judson, SUNY-Buffalo
Advisors: Virgil (Buck) Sharpton (LPI)
Student:  Matthew Smith, East Tennessee State University
Advisor:  Paul Spudis (LPI)

Student : Jessica Kalynn, University of British Columbia
Advisor:  Pat McGovern and Georgiana Kramer (LPI)
Student:  Jayashree Sridhar, Hindustan University
Advisor:  Bonnie Cooper (JSC)

Student:  Lisa Korn, University of Massachusetts
Advisors:  Carlton Allen (JSC)
Student:  Poorna Srinivasan, Rutgers University
Advisor: Justin Simon (JSC)


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Last updated March 16, 2012