The awards were presented by
Dr. James Weyhenmeyer (left), Vice President for Research at Auburn University and a member of SURA’s Executive Board, during a reception at SURA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. in the presence of members of the Board of Trustees, representatives from Capitol Hill, and SURA’s team. Dr. Fred King, Vice President of Research at WVU, was in attendance to support the award.
She conducts advanced research studying neutron stars and their environments through radio, X-ray, and gamma-ray observations. She was recently named a fellow at the American Physical Society (APS) and is one of the leaders of the Pulsar Search Collaboratory, a citizen-science project that involves high school students across the U.S. in pulsar related research.
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