UND Aerospace to host reception for Visnu Reddy Kanupuru, inaugural recipient of aerospace PhD
The University of North Dakota John D. Odegard School of Aerospace
Sciences (Odegard School) will host a reception Friday, Dec. 18, for the
recipient of the School’s first PhD, Vishnu Reddy Kanupuru. The
reception will be held at 8:15 a.m. in the Department of Earth System
Science and Policy, third floor, Clifford Hall. The University community
is welcome to join this celebration.
The reception is sponsored by Bruce Smith, dean of the Odegard School.
“The graduation of our first doctorate is truly a historical landmark
for the Odegard School,” said Bruce Smith, dean of the school.
Kanupuru, a native of India and a well-known asteroid hunter, will
receive his PhD in Earth System Science and Policy (ESSP) with a focus
on space studies at the graduate commencement ceremony, 10 a.m. Friday
at the UND winter commencement ceremonies in the Chester Fritz
Auditorium. Minnesota Twins President Dave St. Peter will deliver the