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Grad Student Soumyodipta Karmakar Receives LSSTC Data Science Fellowship Award

Soumyodipta Karmakar
Theoretical Physics student Soumyodipta Karmakar is attending a Northwestern University workshop as part of a Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) Data Science Fellowship award.

The two year training program teaches skills required for dealing with big data in LSST science that are not easily addressed by current astrophysics programs. The program consists of three, one-week schools per year over a two year period and is a supplement to graduate education for astronomy students.

Read about the award here. Congratulations Soumyodipta!