CLaSP alumna Lois K. Sarno- Smith receives Ralph Baldwin Prize in Astrophysics and Space Science

lois baldwinClimate & Space alumna, Dr. Lois K. Sarno-Smith was awarded the 2017 Ralph Baldwin Prize in Astrophysics and Space Science.

Dr. Sarno-Smith received the prize at a ceremony and lecture at the Climate & Space department on Friday, March 16, at the Space Research Building. 

The Ralph B. Baldwin Prize in Astrophysics and Space Sciences is an award sponsored by a generous gift to the University of Michigan by Dr. Ralph B. Baldwin. Applicants must show original and significant contributions to their field as measured in their scholarly publications.

The prize is awarded annually to a student who has received a University of Michigan Ph.D. during the previous year. A faculty committee comprised of representatives from the appropriate departments judges the packages submitted on the basis of the excellence of their research activities revealed in the student's thesis and publications during their career.

Student applications are selected from the fields of Astronomy, Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Science; Chemistry; Physics; Geology; and Mathematics as they pertain to space, its bodies, and relevant physical processes.

Congratulations, Dr. Sarno-Smith!



The Ralph B. Baldwin Prize in Astrophysics and Space Sciences is an award sponsored by a generous gift to the University of Michigan by Dr. Ralph B. Baldwin. Applicants must show original and significant contributions to their field as measured in their scholarly publications.