2013 Annual Science Report

Pennsylvania State University Reporting  |  SEP 2012 – AUG 2013

EPO Activity: Dual Title PhD Program in Astrobiology

Project Progress

Graduate students at Penn State are able to obtain a dual-titled Ph.D. in their primary field of endeavor and Astrobiology. The program enables students from several

graduate programs to gain the perspectives, techniques, and methodologies of Astrobiology, while maintaining a close association with primary program areas of application.

The program is chaired by James Kasting (co-investigator) and administered by the Department of Geosciences.