Claude Laval, Jr. Award - for Innovative Technology and Research

Fresno State Student Funded for Universe Mapping Research

California State University, Fresno student Junya Kasahara has been chosen as the 2000-01 recipient of the Claude Laval, Jr. Award for Innovative Technology and Research. Kasahara’s research project, "Mapping the Large Scale Structure of the Universe with Hierarchical Image Segmentation," earned him the $2,000 award. Kasahara will use a technique he learned while viewing satellite images of Earth to quantify the structure of the universe on its largest scale. Mr. Kasahara’s faculty sponsor is Dr. Frederick Ringwald.

Claude Laval Award