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Physics student Lucas Peterson ’25 was selected as a 2023-24 Wisconsin Space Grant Consortium (WSGC) Undergraduate Research Award recipient.

Lucas has been awarded a $5,000 Educational Experience Stipend for his summer research project, “Using Machine Learning to Speed Up Terrestrial Flashes-Ray Bur,” from a statewide pool of applicants as a part of a competitive selection process. With this award, Lucas gains an invitation to attend the 34th Annual Wisconsin Space Conference hosted by University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee in August.

This award is made possible by the NASA Education Cooperative Agreement #80NSSC20M0123.

Sponsoring Department, Office, or Organization:

Physics Department