First Frontiers Summer School


When and where:

Dates: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 - Saturday, May 18, 2019

Location: Michigan State University

Biomedical and Physical Sciences Building

567 Wilson Road, Room 1400

East Lansing, MI 48824

Target audience:

Early-career scientists in nuclear physics, astrophysics, or astronomy who are interested in developing their cross-field literacy. Senior undergraduates, graduate students, and postdocs are all welcome to apply. Those attending the JINA-CEE Frontiers meeting at MSU the following week are especially encouraged to apply.


The First Frontiers Summer School will provide interdisciplinary training to students working in the major areas of JINA-CEE science. In short, the school will train astronomers in nuclear physics and train nuclear physicists in astronomy. Please see our program tab for a more detailed list of planned lectures and speakers.


Matt Caplan (Chair) (McGill)

Louis Wagner (Local Organizer) (MSU)

Chelsea Harris (Local Organizer) (MSU)

Daniel Votaw (Local Organizer) (MSU)

Matt Mumpower (LANL)

Benoit Cote (Konkoly Observatory)

Cathleen Fry (LANL)

Erika Holmbeck (ND)

MacKenzie Warren (MSU)

Alex Ji (Carnegie Observatories)

Jinmi Yoon (ND)