Murti Nauth, PhD Candidate

2022 AGU SciAct Affiliate

Affiliate Bio

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The taxpayers who fund NASA should know about the work their money is funding and I’d like to help them understand why our work is important.

Murti Nauth 2022 Awardee

Murti Nauth

PhD Candidate

University of California, Berkeley

Murti is a PhD Candidate in UC Berkeley's Earth and Planetary Science department and a member of NASA's MAVEN mission at the Space Sciences Lab. As a NASA FINESST scholar, she studies Mars’ plasma environment to learn about the planet’s magnetic field environment. She earned her physics master’s degree from Fisk University as a Fisk-Vanderbilt Bridge Program fellow. She’s enthusiastic about solar system spacecraft missions and sharing her knowledge with the public. She believes in the value of education as a first-generation student who is grateful to have the opportunity to pursue the highest level of educational attainment.