Monday, April 4, 2022
Portrait of Zeyuan Ru is a graduate research assistant in the Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab.

Zeyuan Ru [Informatics MS | UI Technology Institute - Atmospheric and Environmental Research Lab] was awarded an Outstanding Student Presentation Award (OSPA) by the American Geophysical Union (AGU) at its Fall 2021 meeting.

His paper - with co-authors advisor Jun Wang (UI), Lorena Castro Garcia (UI), Spencer Kuhl (UI - CS BS '04 | MCS '08 now Dir. of Operations, Protostudios), and Xin Qiao (AGU) - is entitled "A smart-and-connected low-cost sensor system for measuring air and soil properties in the Central U.S.: first results."

An OSPA is most prestigious award for a Earth Science grad student.