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Deepa receives Goetze Prize for Undergraduate Research

 

Deepa Rao accepting the award from her academic advisor Sam Bowring

 

At the 2012 EAPS Student Awards Ceremony Deepa Rao received the Christopher Goetze Prize for Undergraduate Research for her thesis entitled : “Exploring the Microbe-mediated Soil H2 sink: A lab-based study of the physiology and related H2 consumption of isolates from the Harvard Forest LTER.” The award recognizes “ innovative experimental design, care in data collection, and sensitive application of results to research problems.”

Click here for a description of her Senior Thesis Presentation 

It has been a pleasure to supervise Deepa’s thesis research and her results will contribute to our research efforts to understand the mechanisms driving the soil sink for atmospheric H2. Professor Ron Prinn acts as the faculty advisor for both Deepa and I.

 

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Feature in EAPS article: Atmospheric chemistry redux

Atmospheric Chemistry Redux

Article describing the expansion of the atmospheric chemistry program at MIT over the past five years with a short feature on our work to understand the H2 soil sink in the field and in the lab.

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Undergraduate research assistant found!

We posted an advertisement looking for an undergraduate to fill our MIT Undergraduate Research Opportunity Position (UROP) for summer research as part of the Harvard Forest Summer Research Program. We are very happy to have Deepa Rao ’12 join our research efforts.

The UROP announcement

 

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