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University of Mississippi

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Sumeet Kulkarni Wins 1st Place in the GSC Symposium Creative Achievement

Sumeet Kulkarni won first place in the Graduate Student Council Symposium Creative Achievement Category for his video on light pollution.

Lorena Magaña Zertuche is the Student Representative of the APS DGRAV

Lorena Magaña Zertuche was elected as Student Representative of the American Physical Society Division of Gravitational Physics.

Anil Panta Will Work at Jefferson National Lab

Anil Panta will soon start a Physics Data Scientist position at Jefferson National Lab where he will work in high energy physics computing.

Purnima Narayan Receives an Emerging Scholars Doctoral Fellowship

Purnima Narayan was selected as one of the 2023 – 2024 SEC Emerging Scholars Doctoral Fellows from the University of Mississippi which is one of the participating institutions. Purnima excels in all components of the award: academic excellence, superior work as a teaching assistant and a commitment to diversity as illustrated by past actions.

Akshay Khadse Receives a Data Science Grant

Akshay Khadse won a 2023 – 2024 Data Science/AI Professional Development Grant to pursue professional development activities in the area of data science/AI from the Institute of Data Science at the University of Mississippi. Akshay also won the award for the best student talk at the UM-MSU 2023 Symposium.