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Volcano watching, wearable health monitoring research earn best poster awards


The Institute for Computational and Data Sciences at Penn State announced the two winners for the 2020 ICDS Symposium’s virtual poster presentation. The winning posters included research on better ways to monitor volcanoes and how wearables could be used to make sure construction workers are safe from heat stress.

The first place award for $500 went to Kirsten Stephens, a doctoral candidate in geosciences, for the poster, “Applicability of tropospheric correction methods to InSAR time-series datasets over Telica and Masaya volcanoes in Nicaragua.” more

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