Goddard's Dr. Cheryl Marshall Wins Radiation Effects Award at IEEE Conference
September 04, 2015
Dr. Cheryl Marshall of NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center was awarded the prestigious Radiation Effects Award during the IEEE Nuclear and Space Radiation Effects Conference (NSREC) held in Boston July 13-17, 2015.
The Radiation Effects Award recognizes individuals who have had a sustained history of outstanding and innovative technical or leadership contributions to the radiation effects community under the auspices of the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society (NPSS) Radiation Effects Committee (REC).
Marshall was a leading researcher for the NASA Electronic Parts and Packaging (NEPP) Program and at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL). She worked in a variety of areas, including radiation effects on sensors, fiber optics and semiconductor technologies. In addition, Marshall provided key support to both Hubble and James Webb Space telescopes
Marshall, who is an emeritus for the GSFC Flight Data Systems and Radiation Effects Branch, is the third member to have won this award since the branch’s inception in 1988.