Penn State Marine Bioacoustics Researcher Receives Presidential Recognition

2016-03-03T16:54:46+00:00 March 3, 2016|
(Click to enlarge) Old Main at Penn State, the administrative center of the university, contains the Office of the President. (Credit: George Chriss/ Wikimedia Commons)

(Click to enlarge) Old Main at Penn State, the administrative center of the university, contains the Office of the President. (Credit: George Chriss/ Wikimedia Commons)

President Barack Obama recently named a Penn State marine bioacoustics researcher as a recipient of the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. government for researchers in the early stages of their careers, according to a White House news release.

(From Penn State University/by Matt Swayne) Jennifer L. Miksis-Olds, the co-director of The Penn State Center for Marine Science and Technology and a senior research associate in the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL), was awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers for her work in the field of marine bioacoustics — a highly interdisciplinary field that combines expertise in biology, oceanography, physics, math and engineering.

“Receiving this recognition is over-the-top exciting,” said Miksis-Olds. “As climate change, advances in marine technology and ocean energy exploration impact the worlds’ oceans, it is a very thrilling time to be part of the field.”

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