Six MSU astrophysicists are part of an NSF-funded, multi-institution effort to develop SCIMMA, a Scalable Cyberinfrastructure Institute for Multi-Messenger Astrophysics.
MSU astronomy welcomes new faculty Wolfgang Kerzendorf (jointly appointed with Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering) and Seth Jacobson (appointed in Earth & Environmental Sciences).
Physics and Astronomy Professor Megan Donahue was one of the ten faculty members across campus to be named as University Distinguished Professors at the June 21 Board of Trustees meeting.
Chelsea Harris has been named a 2019 Frederick A. Howes Scholar in Computational Science by the US Department of Energy.
MacKenzie Warren and Abbie Stevens receive National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships
Professors Sean Couch and Luke Roberts receive SciDAC4 award for simulations of supernovae.
Claire Kopenhafer has been awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) to support her research into Astrophysics.
Professor Laura Chomiuk receives 2017 Cottrell Scholar Award.