NRT student presents at AMS in Brazilian collaboration
While the pandemic closed some doors, NRT master's student Alexis Chavez found it opened others, like an international collaboration he established during his first semester at Nebraska and a consequent presentation to the American Meteorological Society.
Chavez worked with three graduate students in Brazil entirely online from August to December 2020 to research the effect of climate on soybean production. The four presented their findings at the AMS annual meeting on January 11, 2021.
"The AMS organization is a pretty prestigious organization for the climate and meteorological field,” Chavez said. “My advisor, Dr. Mike Hayes, said it is definitely a good view, my being a master’s student and already getting that experience of working internationally and being able to present in a prestigious meeting."
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