Tuesday, November 20, 2012

JIFRESSE celebrated its expansion and new space with an Open House on November 20, 2012. Approximately 40 UCLA faculty and JPL scientists attended a morning session, which included remarks by Director Liou, Dean of Physical Sciences Joseph Rudnick, UCLA Acting Chancellor Emeritus Norman Abrams, Distinguished Professor of Physics Roberto Peccei, and on the JPL side, Chief Scientist Dan McCleese, Deputy Director for Research Randy Friedl, and Chief Scientist of the Earth Science and Technology Directorate Duane Waliser. Anthony Freeman, Manager of JPL’s Earth System Science Formulation Office, gave a talk entitled “Earth Observations at JPL: Opportunities for Collaboration,” followed by a discussion and a luncheon, which was attended by an additional 60 JIFRESSE researchers and affiliated staff. (PDF of Program – Selected Photos)