Press contact:  Thomas Berger, 303-735-8557, thomas.berger@colorado.edu 

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SWx TREC PhD student awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

March 24, 2021

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced the 2021 winners of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Swx TREC PhD student Anton Buynovskiy was among those to receive the prestigious award which recognizes and supports individuals early in their graduate training in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields...

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Sending tiny life forms to space

Dec. 21, 2020

How scientists and engineers work together to keep people who will travel to space (astronauts) safe from the harsh environment in space. AGU 2020, Delores J. Knipp, Kaiya Wahl, Valerie Bernstein and Luis Zea.

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SWx TREC executive director wins NASA grant for machine learning

Dec. 9, 2020

Dr. Thomas Berger, SWx TREC executive director, has landed a NASA grant to research space weather with machine learning. Berger is leading a team that has received a two-year, $496,000 grant to design a better forecasting system for solar magnetic eruptions on the sun. More information on this grant can...

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SWx TREC Co-Investigator Cora Randall wins Phase I NASA DRIVE Center Grant

Aug. 12, 2020

SWx TREC co-investigator Cora Randall is the principal investigator for one of two new CU science centers to be funded by NASA. The program is part of NASA’s Diversity, Realize, Integrate, Venture, Educate (DRIVE) Science Center initiative. Randall's project, Wave-induced Atmospheric Variability (WAVE), studies gravity waves, which can affect Earth's...