The Peer Awards Ceremony for Code 690, the Solar System Exploration Division, was held virtually on Tuesday, July 20th. Thomas Fauchez (699/USRA) was recognized with an award for his work in mentoring.
"Thomas Fauchez is a planetary scientist specializing on the study of exoplanetary atmospheres, but also on the evolution and habitability of Mars and Earth. Dr. Fauchez has demonstrated an outstanding commitment to mentorship and to the advancement of the careers of young researchers and peers in a truly altruistic manner. In the last year, he has mentored 6 students, two as a primary advisor, four as a co-advisor with his mentee’s ranging from postbac to high school. Overall, while still being an early career scientist, Dr. Fauchez is known for being always available to provide any help to students and colleagues even in his most busy times. He has demonstrated patience and pedagogy towards many students that lead them to outstanding performances at NASA and beyond."
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