2018 SSA Travel Grant Winners Awarded

20 December 2017–Thanks to generous support from our members, SSA is thrilled to announce that twenty student, international and ESC members will receive travel grants to our Annual Meeting in Miami, to be held May 14-17, 2018.

These travel grants are made possible by member contributions to the Kanamori Fund, the General Fund and the Student Travel Fund. Travel grant recipients receive a registration fee waiver and a cash stipend for transportation, food and lodging.

The twenty winners of the 2018 travel grants are as follows:

ESC/SSA Travel Grant
Rodrigo Contreras Arratia, Institute of Geophysics and Tectonics, University of Leeds, Leeds, England

International Travel Grant
Albert Aguilar, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá, Colombia
Marcella Cilia, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England
Garmalia Mentor William, GeoHazards International, Haiti
Maria Mesimeri, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Rebecca Salvage, Observatorio Vulcanológico y Sismológico de Costa Rica, Universidad Nacional, Heredia, Costa Rica
Hema Sharma, Western University, London, Ontario, Canada
Hubert Zal, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand

Student Travel Grant
Claudia Aristizábal, ISTerre – Universite Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, France
Lirca Feliciano-Centeno, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Laney Hart, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
Jacob Kukovica, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
Pamela Moyer, University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire, USA
Jessica Schobelock, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Vianca Severino Rivas, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Kahoko Takahashi, Yokohama City University, Yokohama, Japan
Sin-Mei Wu, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Shuo Yang, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
Jefferson Yarce, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Lizhong Zhang, University of Bristol, Bristol, England

SSA continues to seek donations to meet the high demand for travel grants. By donating, you are supporting recipients’ access to research, cutting edge technology, and invaluable career advice. If you would like to contribute, you can do so here.