KATHMANDU: Rashmi Shah, a Research Technologist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), has been presented with NASA's Early Career Public Achievement Award.

Rashmi Shah, PhD, NASA. Photo Courtesy: YouTube/Nerd Girl Nation
A native of Dhanusha district, Shah received her PhD in Aeronautics and Astronautics from Purdue University, Indiana, the United States in 2014. Shah’s research is centred on Physical Oceanography, Earth Science. The theme of her research includes Signal of Opportunity (SOOP) which focuses on determining a user’s position and orientation with respect to its environment.