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Summer 2017 Announcements of Opportunity

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Project:  Modeling for Europa Sounder
Disciplines:  Planetary Science, Electrical Engineering
Mentor:  Charles Elachi, Prof. of Electrical Engineering and Planetary Sci., (EAS),
AO Contact:  Bronagh Glaser,
Background:  NASA/JPL is developing the Europa Clipper (launch in 2022) to explore the icy surface of Europa. A key instrument is a low frequency sounder to measure and study the ice thickness.
Description:  To develop models for the antenna system, model surface reflectivity, and subsurface sounding.
Student Requirements:  Experience and interest in computer modeling. Some background in electromagnetic theory. Available to all students at junior or non-graduating-senior level.
Programs:  This AO can be done under the following programs:

  Program    Available To
       SURF    both Caltech and non-Caltech students 

Click on a program name for program info and application requirements.

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Problems with or questions about submitting an AO?  Call Jen Manglos of the Student-Faculty Programs Office at (626) 395-2885.
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