In the Media
The TRAPPIST team
In 2017 EAPS postdoc Julien de Wit was part of the team reporting the discovery of seven possibly life-friendly worlds orbiting TRAPPIST-1. Not surprisingly for such exciting news it was a top pick for the top stories lists at Science News and Space Magazine. De Wit joins the EAPS faculty in summer 2018.
Faculty & Senior Investigator Awards
MIT's Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor
was awarded the 2018 David and Lucille Atlas Remote Sensing Prize for "For scientific and technical leadership in providing remote sensing data and in their use to address basic questions in hydrological science."
Professor of Physical Oceanography
was chosen to give the Rachel Carson Lecture at the Fall 2017 Meeting of the American Geophysical Union.
Professor of Geophysics, Co-Director of the Lorenz Center
Rothman's paper "Mathematical Expression of a Global Environmental Catastrophe" was a pick for the American Mathematical Society's Top Math Stories in the Media - 2017, Phys.org's The Top Phys.org articles of 2017, and Blue Ocean Network's Top Ocean Stories of 2017.
Lee and Geraldine Martin Professor of Environmental Studies
was chosen to receive the Royal Society’s 2018 Bakerian Medal and give the Bakerian Lecture.
has been awarded an Agouron Geobiology Postdoctoral Fellowship.
ERL Executive Director
was awarded a lifetime membership in the Society for Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).
Was honored by the Seismology Society of America for contributing one of the best student presentations at their 2017 Annual Meeting.
Nick Hawco PhD '17 has been awarded the 2017 Rossby Prize for Best Doctoral Dissertation in MIT's Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences' Program in Atmospheres, Oceans and Climate.
We couldn't help noticing how many of the new 2017 AGU fellows crossing the stage at the induction ceremony during the Fall Meeting had an EAPS connection. Special congratultions to: