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Fulbright awards Senior Specialist grant to Carnegie's Marilyn Fogel

Washington, DC-- As part of its international scientific exchange effort, the Fulbright Senior Specialists Program has awarded Carnegie scientist Marilyn Fogel a grant to share the most up-to-date findings in the fields of astrobiology and biogeochemistry with staff and students at the Physics of Geological Processes, University of Oslo, Norway. The Fulbright Senior Specialists Program provides t...

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VIRGINIA KEY, FL -- Dr. Sharon Smith, has received a Fulbright Scholar Award and will spend nine months in Oman teaching and studying zooplankton changes during the monsoon season, especially as they relate to global warming models that forecast important changes to the marine food web there. A professor in marine biology and fisheries at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and At...

NJIT mathematician receives Fulbright to study thin film science in Argentina

Ever wonder how manufacturers produce the thinnest and finest materials for cell phone displays and even smaller electronic products? If so, you are entering the burgeoning new world of "thin film" science and the life work of theoretical physicist and applied mathematician Lou Kondic, PhD, associate professor, department of mathematics at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). ......Kondic...

New Jersey Institute of Technology environmentalist receives Fulbright Chair award

Nancy Lee Jackson, an associate professor of geography at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), has been awarded the Turin Chair as part of the Fulbright Distinguished Chairs Program. Jackson will conduct research on coastal and ecosystem management and lecture on International Environmental Policy at the Polytechnic Institute of Turin, Italy during the 2004-2005 academic year, according to...
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