Awards

2014    NASA Group Achievement, MER Science/Ops Team – 10 years of exploration

2013    Mackay Distinguished Faculty Award

2013    Faculty Mentor for Westfall Scholar Marlon Ramos, BS Geophysics

2012    Special Recognition Award from the Geothermal Energy Association for NGA

2011    Special Recognition from the Geothermal Energy Association as an individual

2011    NASA Group Achievement Award, MRO MARCI/CTX Science Team

2009    Faculty Mentor for Westfall Scholar Laura Garchar, BS Geol. Eng.

2008    NASA Group Achievement Award, MER 3rd and 4th Extended Mission Team

2007    Nevada Women of Achievement from the Nevada Women’s Fund.

2006    UNR College of Science H. K. Shin award for Excellence in Research.

2005    Mackay School Faculty Achievement Award

2004    University of Nevada Graduate Student Association Outstanding Mentor Award

2004    NASA Group Achievement Award, Mars Exploration Rover Science/Science Support Team

2004    NASA Group Achievement Award, Mars Exploration Rover, Science Operations Team

1995    NASA Group Achievement Award, Galileo Ida Encounter/Dactyl Discovery Team.

1991/92   Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Research Fellowship.

1988/89   Colorado Protected Class Fellowship.

1988    University of Colorado Dean’s Annual Small Grant Award.

1983    Sigma Pi Sigma – Physics Honorary Society

1983    Phi Beta Kappa