Samantha Vaughn works as Senior Engineer in Research at the Space Physics Research Laboratory (SPRL) and XTRM Labs. In this Q&A, she shares some of her technical work at SPRL.
Space Physics Q&A: An Interview with Senior Engineer in Research Samantha Vaughn
Research Scientist Secures a Patent for Mobile Charging Network
Featured in a 2022 Tech Talk, Mojtaba Akhavan-Tafti has secured a patent to develop an EV mobile charging network at U-M.
LearningClues Revolutionizes Education in College Lectures
Tech is revolutionizing the way college students absorb lectures, after University of Michigan Prof. Perry Samson led an interdisciplinary to invent LearningClues.
U-M Faculty Recognition Award Presented to Jia
A physicist who teaches space physics and space weather modeling, Xianzhe Jia’s discoveries have made a profound impact on the field of planetary science.
Research on Designing a Next-Gen Heavy Ion Composition Spectrometer Earns Student a NASA Fellowship
Tyler Eddy has been selected to receive the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology fellowship.
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Our researchers, leaders and educators are making headlines with their innovative work.
When Climate Change Hits Home
An organization led by U-M is helping small-town America plan for a warming world and the devastating floods that come with it.
Flaring Allows More Methane into the Atmosphere Than We Thought
Research by Associate Prof. Eric Kort shows flaring releases five times more methane than previously thought. Simple fixes could make a big impact.
Research on Primary Biological Aerosol Particle Emissions Earns Student NASA Fellowship
Yingxiao Zhang has been selected to receive the Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology fellowship.
Research on Closing Earth’s Energy Budget Featured in EOS
Research including work by Professor Christiane Jablonowski has been featured in EOS, after being published in the Journal of Advances in Modeling Earth Systems.
Pulkkinen Appointed to Decadal Survey Steering Committee
With the goal of identifying the top priorities of science and future missions, the National Academies have launched a Decadal Survey for Solar and Space Physics, and appointed Professor Tuija Pulkkinen, Ph.D., to its steering committee.
Equatorial Plasma Bubble Research Proposal Earns Student a NASA Fellowship
Graduate student Alanah Cardenas-O’Toole has been selected to receive the highly competitive Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology fellowship.
Gombosi Writes ‘Manifesto of a Space Scientist’
In August, Professor Tamas Gombosi published “Manifesto of a Space Scientist” in the AGU’s Perspectives of Earth and Space Scientists.
Studying Earth’s Defenses against Solar Storms
Researchers at U-M Climate & Space will play a central role in NASA’s Geospace Dynamics Constellation mission—a first-of-its-kind look at a protective outer layer of Earth’s atmosphere and how it interacts with solar wind.
COSPAR Presents Nordberg Medal to Professor Penner, Naming a Planet in her Honor
Professor Joyce E. Penner has been awarded the COSPAR Nordberg Medal for her scientific leadership in identifying the diversity of atmospheric aerosols associated with human activities and how they drive climate change.
Mercury Magnetosphere Research Proposal Earns Student a NASA Fellowship
Changkun Li has been selected for the competitive Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology fellowship.