Recent GSU PhD graduate Dr. Sergio Dieterich has been awarded an NSF Astronomy and Astrophysics Postdoctoral Fellowship. This is the second time a GSU PhD has received this fellowship, the first being by Dr. Ginny McSwain in 2005. He will be taking this fellowship with him to Carnegie Institution of Washington's Department of Terrestrial Magnetism in Washington, D.C where he will continue his work exploring the boundary between stars and brown dwarfs.
Dr. Misty Bentz has won a Dean's Early Career Award. According to Acting Dean Dr. Romski, "this award reflects our recognition that outstanding faculty are at the center of our efforts to provide students with a superb education and to achieve our aspirations as a major research university."
Congratulations Dr. Bentz!