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2022 Pierazzo International Student Travel Award to Pim Kaskes

  • December 10, 2021

Pim Kaskes receives this award from the Planetary Science Institute to present his PhD research at the 2022 Lunar and Planetary Conference in Houston, Texas

Pim Kaskes is current a PhD student (FWO fellow) in AMGC working on the 66 million years old Chicxulub crater, the dinosaur killer, and its ejecta. Every year, in honor of late Betty Pierazzo who pioneered modeling of impact process on planetary surfaces, the Planetary Science Institute gives two travel awards to young researchers presenting top results at an international planetary science meeting. 

PSI award webpage and PSI press release


Pim at the Sudbury crater, Canada