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Thomas Receives 2019 Basu U.S. Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun–Earth Systems Science

Evan G. Thomas received the 2019 Basu U.S. Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun–Earth Systems Science at AGU’s Fall Meeting 2019, held 9–13 December in San Francisco, Calif. The award is given annually to one early career scientist (no more than 3 years postdegree) from the United States in recognition of “significant work that shows promise of making outstanding contributions to research in Sun–Earth systems science and furthers the understanding of plasma physical processes and their applications for the benefit of society.”

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Evan G. Thomas, winner of AGU’s 2019 Basu U.S. Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun–Earth Systems Science
Evan G. Thomas

Evan received his B.S. in electrical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) in 2010 and an M.S. in electrical engineering from Virginia Tech in 2012. He completed his Ph.D. in electrical engineering under the supervision of Joseph Baker and J. Michael Ruohoniemi at Virginia Tech in March 2016. His research interests include the Earth’s coupled magnetosphere–ionosphere response to geomagnetic storms.

Citation: AGU (2020), Thomas receives 2019 Basu U.S. Early Career Award for Research Excellence in Sun–Earth Systems Science, Eos, 101, https://doi.org/10.1029/2020EO149107. Published on 16 September 2020.
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