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NOVEMBER 2014 - DTM Online Newsletter
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Circumstellar Disk - HD 15115. (The Astronomical Journal, 2014)

Top News

Richard Carlson named new director

of DTM by Carnegie President Matthew Scott.

Historical developments, novel instruments,

and scientific discoveries contributed to DTM's long, rich history. DTM Director Richard Carlson discusses the role of past DTM achievements in paving the way for recent discoveries in his November 2014 Letter.

Steve Shirey's Neighborhood Lecture

Series talk described why your diamonds are remarkable. 

Awards & Announcements

The legacy of O. H. Gish, a former DTM staff scientist, and his family at DTM spans almost 100 years
 
DTM beat GL 1-0 in overtime at the 2014 MudCup. DTM Team Captain Timothy Rodigas gives us the rundown of the game.
 
Steve Shirey, Lara Wagner, and Hanika Rizo gave talks at the 2014 Geological Society of America Meeting in Vancouver, BC.
Johanna Teske discussed her work on exoplanet host star compositions at various institutions this month. 
 
Shaun Hardy won the prestigious Geoscience Information Society's 2014 Best Paper Award.

 
Alycia Weinberger and Timothy Rodigas on team that published a paper on probing for exoplanets hiding in dusty debris disks in The Astronomical Journal.
Jemma Davidson gave an invited talk at the Lunar and Planetary Colloquium at The University of Arizona.
 
Alycia Weinberger, Jacqueline Faherty, Johanna Teske, and Sergio Dieterich attended the "Brown Dwarf to Exoplanet Connection Conference".
The American Association of Variable Star Observers named former DTM postdoc Styliani Kafka their next director. 
Lara Wagner held postdoctoral workshop on how to prepare winning teaching and research statements for academic job applications.
Steve Shirey installed as 2015 President of the Mineralogical Society of America. 

 
Timothy Rodigas 
published a paper on debris disks in The Astrophysical Journal this month.
 

Upcoming Campus Events

 

Douglas Rumble // Geophysical Laboratory

Thursday, 13 November 2014 @ 6:30 p.m.

Carnegie's Neighborhood Lecture Series Presents: "What Are You Breathing? Stable Isotopes in the Atmosphere"
 

Max Rudolph // Portland State University

Friday, 14 November 2014 @ 2 p.m.

"Thermal and Chemical Evolution of Earth's Mantle"
 

Deborah Johnson // University of Virginia, Batten School of Leadership

Tuesday, 18 November 2014 @ 4 p.m.

Postdoc Development Program Workshop: Research Ethics

View DTM's October 2014 Publications List

Arrivals

Sergio Dieterich joins DTM from Georgia State University as a NSF postdoctoral fellow in astronomy. 

Nan Liu joins DTM from the University of Chicago as a postdoctoral associate in geochemistry.

Stefanie Hautmann joins DTM from the University of Bristol School of Earth Sciences as a visiting investigator with Selwyn Sacks.

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