2023 Mary Dailey Irvine Outstanding Thesis Award

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
2023 Mary Dailey Irvine Outstanding Thesis Award

I am pleased to announce that the 2023 Mary Dailey Irvine outstanding thesis prize goes to:
Cailin Plunkett (Amherst College)
Thesis title: “Population properties of protoplanets: quantifying completeness in the presence of accretion”
Advisor: Kate Follette

Congratulations Cailin!

Mary Dailey Irvine Prize
This prize is established through a gift from the Irvine Family to the Five College Astronomy Department in memory of Mary Dailey Irvine (Smith College 1922). This prize exists to encourage and honor excellent undergraduate research in astronomy and astrophysics. The prize is awarded to a graduating senior from one of the Five College institutions for an outstanding senior thesis or research paper presented to the department on an astronomical or astrophysical topic.