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Abdullah Shmies


Education: B.S degree in General Physics, 2011 Research Interests: Heliospheric Physics Fun Fact(s): I love nature Dissertation Advisor: Maher Dayeh

Abdullah Shmies2023-05-24T19:14:33+00:00

Heechan Cha


Education: B.S. Astronomy and Space Science, Chungbuk National University, South Korea, 2019 Research Interests: Magnetosphere-Ionosphere coupling through in-situ particle measurement Fun Fact(s): I love traveling! Dissertation Advisor: Keiichi Ogasawara

Heechan Cha2023-05-26T13:54:28+00:00

Elena Dolgas


Elena Dolgas Undergraduate Degree: B.S. in Planetary Science from Florida Institute of Technology, 2020 Research Interests: Planetary science, specifically surfaces and ISRU Fun Facts: Attended over 30 concerts Interned at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory for the Curiosity rover Hiked snow-covered Rocky Mountains Can recite (most of) the movie "Interstellar"

Elena Dolgas2023-05-26T13:54:33+00:00

Aaron Deleon


Undergraduate Degree: B.S. in Physics with minor in Astronomy/Astrophysics from UTSA 2020 Research interests: Currently working on asteroid modeling with Dr. Becker. Very interested in planetary science. Still figuring out my specific interests! Fun facts: I have backpacked through the Chisos mountains in Big Bend National Park twice! Avid reader of sci-fi and comics. Advisor: Tracy Becker

Aaron Deleon2023-05-26T13:54:38+00:00

Dinesh Kumar


Undergraduate Degree: M.Sc. (Hons) Physics B.E. (Hons) Electronics and Communications from BITS Pilani, 2019 Research Interests: Planetary Magnetosphere Planetary Lightning Payload Instrumentation Awards: Winner of People's Choice Award in the Three Minute Thesis Competition held at UTSA in Spring 2022. Winner of the prestigious "Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology" (FINESST-21) grant. Publications: V. R. Dinesh Kumar, Jayesh P. Pabari, Kinsuk Acharyya, C.T. Russell, "Venus lightning: Estimation of charge and dimensions of charge regions for lightning initiation", Icarus, Volume 365, 2021, 114473, ISSN 0019-1035 Fun Facts: I can speak 5 languages and I am currently learning 2 [...]

Dinesh Kumar2023-05-24T19:17:59+00:00

Patrice Smith


Patrice Smith Undergraduate Degree: B.S. Astronomy, Minor in Physics, University of Hawaii at Hilo Research Interests: Planetary Science Dissertation Advisor: Kurt Retherford

Patrice Smith2023-05-26T13:54:56+00:00

Jake Montgomery


Jake Montgomery Education: B.S. Physics, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2019 Research Interest: characteristics of magnetic reconnection at Jupiter’s dawn magnetopause Fun Facts: I was born with 6 toes on one foot I played baseball for 14 years Dissertation Advisor: Rob Ebert

Jake Montgomery2023-05-26T13:55:23+00:00

Jared Schroeder


Education: B.S. Physics, Eastern Illinois University, 2020 Awards: Recipient of the Texas Space Grant Consortium (TSGC) Fellowships for the 2021-2022 academic year! Research Interests: Mass Spectrometry Exospheres Near-Earth Asteroid Light Curve Inversion Observational Techniques Fun Facts: I enjoy astrophotography, high-power rocketry, and outdoor activities like hiking and fishing! Dissertation Advisors: Stefano Livi and Mihir Desai Professional Links: LinkedIn

Jared Schroeder2023-05-26T13:55:30+00:00

Kylie Sullivan


Kylie Sullivan Education: BS in Physics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2020 Research Interests: Space weather Plasma environment analysis Fun Facts: I have produced 2 full length musicals (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder and Carrie). I have lived (briefly) in 2 other countries (England and Switzerland). Dissertation Advisors: Stephen Fuselier and Heather Elliott

Kylie Sullivan2023-05-26T13:45:35+00:00
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