Aerospace engineering students from CU-Boulder have taken First Place at the Coupling, Energetics and Dynamics of Atmospheric Regions (CEDAR) Workshop student poster competition for the fourth consecutive year. Several other students have won Second Place and Honorable Mentions.
CEDAR is a focused global change program sponsored by the National Science Foundation. The 2013 Workshop was held in Boulder in June.
This year’s winner in the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) category was Zhibin Yu for his poster, “Lidar Observations and Numerical Modeling Studies of Thermospheric Fe/Fe+ Layers.” Xinzhao Chu was his faculty advisor. A second student, Vu Nguyen, advised by Scott Palo, received an Honorable Mention in the competition, which attracted 112 student posters.
First Place winners at past competitions include: