2019 News


CAMEE Has Its First Officially Noted Publication

November — "Tibetan Plateau's lake level and volume changes from NASA's ICESat/ICESat-2 and Landsat missions" is the first publication on Tibetan's Plateau from NASA's IceSat2.


CAMEE Student YoungHyun Koo Selected to Participate in CUAHSI's Snow Measurement Field School

November — CUAHSI partnered with NASA International Snow Working Group Remote Sensing to offer the 4-day field school on making and analyzing snow measurements.


Dr. Christopher Combs Awarded Air Force Young Investigator Research Program Grant

October — The Air Force's Young Investigator Research Program (YIP) rewards scientists and engineers at U.S. research institutions who received their Ph.D. or equivalent degrees in the last seven years and show exceptional ability and promise for conducting basic research of military interests. See Air Force Office of Scientific Research article.


At the Heart of Aerospace: San Antonio, TX by Dr. Christopher Combs

October — Dr. Combs discusses aviation in San Antonio and his research in high-speed aerodynamics and hypersonics.


Stephen Ackley Interviewed by KSAT12

August — Twenty five percent of the world's forests are in the Amazon. The Amazon creates 20% of the Earth's oxygen and also takes in a lot of the world's carbon dioxide. Read "Understand: How the Amazon forest fires impact people worldwide."


Stephen Ackley Discusses CAMEE in Texas Standard Interview

August — Among other things, the center will study rising temperatures in a growing number of highly populated areas. Read more in New UT San Antonio Center Will Work With NASA To Investigate Extreme Weather."


UTSA Today Aricle on Launch of CAMEE

July — The new interdisciplinary center will include five UTSA members: Stephen Ackley, Dr. Alberto Mestas-Nuñez, and Dr. Hongjie Xie from Geological Sciences; Dr. Christopher Combs and Dr. Kiran Bhaganagar from Mechanical Engineering. Read about it in "UTSA wins $3M NASA award to launch extreme environments center."


UTSA Awarded NASA Funding

July — NASA's Minority University Research and Education Project (MUREP) Institutional Research Opportunity (MIRO), has awarded eight cooperative agreements to universities to perform research and education. See "NASA Awards Universities Funding That May Support Moon to Mars."


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