PhD Student Jie Zhang selected to recieve NASA Earth and Space Science Fellowship 2013
Department of Geographical Sciences PhD student, Jie Zhang, was recently selected to receive a NESSF Program Fellowship for her work on "Global Agricultural Drought Monitoring via Satellite Observation."
The Fellowship Program was announced in November of 2012 among Earth Science, Heliophysics, Planetary Science and Astrophysics research respectively. The purpose of the NESSF is to ensure continued training of a highly qualified workforce in disciplines required to achieve NASA's scientific goals. Awards resulting from the competetive selection are made in the form of training grants to the respective universities and educational institutions, with the faculty advisor - in this case, Dr. Chris Justice - serving as the principal investigator. NESSF awards are good for one year with the possibility of renewal.