Mousumi Roy

Roy working on a project to build short-drill-braced monuments for a GPS study of the current extension rates across the Rio Grande Rift in New Mexico and Colorado.  The study was funded by the NSF-Earthscope program.

Roy working on a project to build short-drill-braced monuments for a GPS study of the current extension rates across the Rio Grande Rift in New Mexico and Colorado. The study was funded by the NSF-Earthscope program.

Honor:

2016 Women In STEM award winner

Title:

professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Winning project:

What Lies Beneath the Dunes? Geophysical Modeling of Subsurface Structure in White Sands National Monument.

Project focus:

The project looks at the influence of subsurface geology and earth structure on dune migration patterns in the world’s largest gypsum sand dune field.