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Romanian student at Toulouse University wins the Amelia Earhart prize for science and engineering June 19, 2012

Posted by The Raise Project in Uncategorized.
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Ten steps up from my UFO hobby. Congrats, Ms. Deaconu!

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Georgia Deaconu, a Romanian doctoral student at the University of Toulouse (France) recently received the prestigious Amelia Earhart scientific prize, awarded annually by Zonta International, according to AFP.

The award, which annually awards women in aerospace and aeronautical engineering, was given to Romanian Georgia Deaconu for her research on autonomous satellite orbit trajectories.

Georgia Deaconu is working on a doctoral thesis at the University of Toulouse III – Paul Sabatier, in the Laboratory for analysis and systems architecture of the National Centre for Scientific Research (LAAS-CNRS), a team co-financed by CNES (National Center of Space Research France) and EADS Astrium.

Zonta International, present in 68 countries, strives to improve women’s right and opportunities, campaigning on their legal status and access to culture, health and education. Established in 1938 in honor of pilot Amelia Earhart, the Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D. and doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering. The Fellowship of USD 10,000 is awarded to 35 Fellows around the globe each year.

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The Raise Project - August 7, 2012

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