LPI Announces Planetary Science Summer Interns

March 20, 2014

LPI internThe Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) is pleased to announce the arrival of the 2014 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 (JSC) on a project of current interest in planetary science. This year’s program will run from June 2 through August 8. The students below were selected from an applicant pool of more than 800 students, and we welcome them to the LPI as they begin what promises to be a very rewarding summer!

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


Student:  Eleanor Armstrong, The University of Oxford
Advisor:  Julianne Moses (LPI)
Student:  Elise Harrington, Simon Fraser University
Advisor:  Allan Treiman (LPI)

Student:  Steven Dibb, University of California Santa Cruz
Advisor:  Walter Kiefer (LPI)
Student:  Molly Johnson, Winona State University
Advisor:  Virgil Sharpton (LPI)

Student:  Stefan Farsang, University of St. Andrews
Advisors:  David Kring and Amy Fagan (LPI)
Student:  Kaitlyn McCain, University of Chicago
Advisor:  Justin Simon (JSC)

Student:  Allison Fox, Indiana University
Advisors:  Paul Niles and Brad Sutter (JSC)
Student:  Jeffrey Murl, University of Hawaii at Monoa
Advisors:  Paul Spudis and George Kramer (LPI)

Student:  Timothy Gregory, The University of Manchester
Advisor:  Michael Zolensky (JSC)
Student:  Alyssa Pascuzzo, Smith College
Advisor:  Carl Allen (JSC)

Student:  Benjamin Go, University of Chicago
Advisors:  Kevin Righter and Lisa Danielson (JSC)
Student:   Zachary Torrano, University of Notre Dame
Advisors:  Duck Mittlefehldt and Zhan Peng (JSC)

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Last updated March 21, 2014