Susanne Byrd

Local Organizing Committee Member (University of Iowa)

Ms. Susanne Byrd is a fourth-year undergraduate phyiscs and astronomy major with mathematics minor at the University of Iowa. She does research with Dr. Girazian using NASA's Mars Atmosphere and Volatile EvolutioN (MAVEN) data to study the magnetic fields induced by solar wind interaction in the Martian ionosphere. Ms. Byrd is also the vice-president of the University of Iowa’s chapter of the Society of Physics Students.