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MSU awarded grant to develop cyberinfrastructure for multi-messenger astrophysics

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 Kerzendorf  and Jacobson

MSU astronomy welcomes new faculty Wolfgang Kerzendorf (jointly appointed with Computational Mathematics, Science and Engineering) and Seth Jacobson (appointed in Earth & Environmental Sciences).

Megan Donahue Named University Distinguished Professor

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 Named 2019 Howes Scholar

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

MacKenzie Warren and Abbie Stevens receive National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowships

Astronomy Professors Sean Couch and Luke Roberts Receive U.S. Department of Energy SciDAC4 Award

Professors Sean Couch and Luke Roberts receive SciDAC4 award for simulations of supernovae.

Claire Kopenhafer awarded a Department of Energy fellowship

Claire Kopenhafer has been awarded a Department of Energy Computational Science Graduate Fellowship (DOE CSGF) to support her research into Astrophysics.

Megan Donahue and Brian O'Shea named APS Fellows

In October 2016, Professor Megan Donahue and Associate Professor Brian O'Shea were named Fellows of the American Physical Society.