Federica Coppari holding an x-ray diffraction image plate

Federica Coppari Named a New Leader in Space Science

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Research Scientist and LLE collaborator, Federica Coppari, was named a New Leader in Space Science by the U.S. and Chinese Academies of Sciences in recognition of her contributions to the field of planetary science. Dr. Coppari co-lead a team that presented the first experimental evidence of superionic ice through research at the Omega Laser Facility. The New Leaders in Space Science program was initiated in 2014 by The National Space Science Center of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Space Studies Board of U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to identify and highlight the research achievements of scientists working at the frontiers of space and planetary science.