• 2018
  • 2017
  • 2016
  • Advisor’s Name
    Title of the URP
  • Solid Geophysics
  • Oliver Jagoutz
    Associate Professor
    Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences, MIT
    Interpreting Crustal Composition from Seismic Velocity
  • Dr. Eduardo A. Lima
    Principal Research Scientist
    Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences, MIT
    Net moment estimation techniques for geological microsamples
  • Yihe Huang and Jeroen Ritsema
    University of Michigan
    Measurements of body-wave attenuation in the mantle
  • Lingsen Meng
    Assistant Professor
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Development of 3D Back-projections to Investigate the Mechanisms of Deep Earthquakes
  • Matej Pec
    Assistant professor
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Developing a MATLAB Program for the Evaluation of Mechanical Data from Rock Deformation Experiments
  • Zhongwen Zhan
    Assistant Professor
    California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    Traffic noise recorded by the optical fiber network in Pasadena
  • Michael Gurnis
    California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    Global inversion of rock uplift as constraint on geodynamic models
  • Joann Stock
    California Institute of Technology (Caltech)
    S-wave velocity structure of Salton Trough basin, SE California, USA
  • Space Physics and Atmospheric Science
  • Yuhang Wang
    Georgia Institute of Technology
    chemistry and physics processes in atmospheric models and related topics
  • Joshua Fu
    University of Tennessee
    Atmosphere-land process and its chemistry in climate models and related topics
  • Jasper Kok
    Associate Professor
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Atmospheric dust and its climatic impact in theory and modeling
  • Yi-Hsin Liu
    Assistant Professor
    Dartmouth College
    Kinetic Simulations and in-situ (MMS) Observations of Magnetic Reconnection
  • Xudong Sun
    Assistant Professor
    University of Hawaii at Manoa
    Comparing the Solar Coronal and Wind Structure During the Descending Phase of Cycle 23 and 24
  • Benjamin Weiss
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    The history of the Martian dynamo
  • Wen Li
    Assistant Professor
    Center for Space Physics, Boston University
    Simultaneous multi-satellite observation of Earth’s magnetospheric waves
  • Toshi Nishimura
    Research Associate Professor
    Center for Space Physics, Boston University
    1) Imaging Solar wind-Magnetosphere-Ionosphere interaction processes by satellite-ground coordination 2) Plasma-neutral dynamics in the Upper Atmosphere-Ionosphere system
  • Xian Lu
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Clemson University
    Observational and modeling studies of the magnetosphere-ionosphere-thermosphere coupling to improve the space weather predictability
  • Yue Deng
    University of Texas at Arlington
    Electric field variability in the high-latitude region and impact on the M-I coupling
  • Binzheng Zhang
    Assistant Professor
    the University of Hong Kong (HKU)
    1) Impacts of terrestrial-source plasma on the dynamics of magnetotails 2) Asymmetries in solar wind-magnetosphere interactions in planetary magnetospheres
  • Alan Z. Liu
    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
    Seasonal variation of gravity wave activities over the Andes
  • Geochemistry and Environmental Science
  • Roberta Rudnick
    University of California at Santa Barbara
    Determining molybdenum partitioning during igneous differentiation
  • Kurt Konhauser
    University of Alberta
    Understanding iron oxide biomineralization and the role of Fe(III)-carbon aggregates as sedimentary flocs
  • Hang Su
    Group Leader
    Nax-Planck Institute for Chemistry, Germany
    Change in PM 2.5 and source identification
  • Roger E. Summons and Cui Xingqian
    Professor/ postdoctoral associate
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Microbial Diversity in Late Archean Ocean Margins
  • Tyler Mackey / Roger Summons
    Postdoctoral Fellow /Professor
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Exploring the expansion of complex life through biomarkers