POCA

A Partnership in Observational and Computational Astronomy

The PAARE Summer 2011 Internship Program

June 1 - July 22 2011

A total of fourstudents are participating in this summer’s internship program in astronomy funded by the NSF PAARE program awarded to SC State.  All four of the students are Tier I (Beginning) researchers.

The Tier I students will be in residence at SC State from June 1 through July 22  They include students from California, Tennessee, New Jersey and South Carolina. This summer they will be conducting research on variable stars using ground-based data and light curves from NASA's Kepler Mission under the directions of Drs.Jennifer Cash and Donald K Walter.