The LPI Announces the Recipients of the 2021 Career Development Award

The Lunar and Planetary Institute (LPI) is pleased to announce the ten recipients of this year’s Career Development Award. The award is given to graduate students who have submitted a first-author abstract to present at the virtual 52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (LPSC). The awards are based on a review of the abstract and application materials by a panel of planetary scientists and will help cover the recipients’ LPSC registration fee. This year, the LPI received applications from the United States, India, United Kingdom, Austria, France, the Czech Republic, and Italy.

The 52nd LPSC will be held virtually on March 15–19, 2021. The meeting provides an invaluable opportunity for students to present their research and hear and see firsthand the latest results from other researchers in their field. Opportunities are also being made available at this virtual meeting for student and early career networking, during which they can connect with an international group of distinguished researchers.

Congratulations to the 2021 recipients:

Samuel Crossley, University of Maryland
Aleksandra Gawronska, Miami University
James Haber, Purdue University
Kana Ishimaru, University of Arizona
Pipasa Layak, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India
Riley McGlasson, Purdue University
Giovanni Munaretto, University of Padova, Italy
Evan O’Neal, University of Nevada
Amanda Stadermann University of Arizona
Paul Szabo, Vienna University of Technology

For more information, visit Student Awards.