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Congratulations to our new Climate & Space PhD!

After receiving his doctoral degree, Dr. Austin Glass will continue his work on the Mercury space environment as a postdoctoral researcher at U-M Climate & Space.

Another CLASP doctoral student has successfully defended their dissertation.

Dr. Austin Glass

Defense Date: December 1, 2022

Dissertation Title: “Plasma Dynamics at Mercury: Characteristics of the Dayside, Nightside, and Foreshock”

Faculty Advisors: Associate Professor Xianzhe Jia and Associate Professor Jim Raines

Dr. Austin Glass plans to continue his work on modeling the Mercury space environment with BATSRUS and particle tracing using AMPS. His research areas include sodium ion energization and nightside plasma dynamics.

Congratulations, Dr. Austin Glass!

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