On April 13-14, 2010, students, staff and administrators attended the National Science Foundation Science Technology Centers reverse site visit for the Center of Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets (CReSIS) in Arlington, Virginia. ECSU is a part of a team of researchers from six universities conducting research to achieve a better understanding of the mass balance of the polar ice sheets and its contribution to global climate change.
Student presenters included:
Rebecca Boon, PSU
Emily Arnold, KU
Jose Velez, KU
MyAsia Reid, ECSU
Je'aime Powell, ECSU
Lei Shi, KU
Also attending were officials from CReSIS partner institutions including University of Kansas Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and ECSU Dean of the School of Mathematics, Science and Technology Dr. Harry Bass. The officials met NSF officers including:
Dr. Arden Bement, NSF Director
Dr. Karl Erb, Director for the Office of Polar Programs
Dr. Scott Borg, Diretor, Division of Antarctic Sciences, OPP
Dr. Lance Haworth, Office of Integrative Activities.