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Ryan MorrisonRyan Morrison and Peter Nelson Receive NSF Award

Dr. Ryan Morrison and Dr. Peter Nelson have been awarded an NSF award for $309,553 to improve river restoration design by researching the interactions between floodplain vegetation and river flows. The research will include a combination of physical modeling (performed at the Engineering Research Center), numerical modeling, and field work in coordination with the City […]

John W LabadieJohn Labadie Receives ASCE 2019 Best Seminal Paper Award

ASCE awarded John Labadie the 2019 Best Seminal Paper Award for his paper entitled “Optimal Operation of the Multireservoir Systems:  State-of-the-art Review” that was published in 2004 in the ASCE Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management.  This paper has been cited extensively and has been downloaded over 2814 times from the ASCE web site.

EttemaRobert Ettema Awarded 2019 Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering

ASCE awarded Robert Ettema the 2019 Harold R. Peyton Award for Cold Regions Engineering for “a distinguished career of laboratory research, physical modeling, experimentation, teaching, administration, mentoring graduate students and extensive publication in fields of ice mechanics, cold regions hydraulics, river engineering, sediment transport, hydraulic structures and engineering history.”  The award will be given during […]

Jorge RamirezJorge Ramirez Receives 2019 Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award

Jorge Ramirez was selected by the Environmental and Water Resources Institute to receive the 2019 Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award for “exceptional, wide-ranging research on aird lands hydrology and hydraulics, including analyzing the vulnerability of the U.S. water supply system to climate change, and observationally demonstrating the complementary relationship of evapotranspiration, and for outstanding teaching […]

Ellison Milne CarterEllison Carter Selected as a JPB Environmental Health Fellow

Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health selected Ellison Carter as a JPB Environmental Health Fellow.  This selection is the outcome of a very extensive and competitive review process, and bring significant recognition not only to Ellison but also our Department, the WSCOE, and CSU.  This Fellowship became active October 1, 2018.  Read More

John  van de LindtJohn van de Lindt Elected as Fellow to ASCE's Structural Engineering Institute.

John van de Lindt was  informed in November of his election to Fellow status with ASCE’s Structural Engineering Institute.  The recognition took place in Orlando, Florida in April at the Structures Congress.   To be eligible for this nomination, a person must: Be actively involved in a local or national SEI committee or chapter. Be a […]

Ryan Bailey AwardRyan Bailey Receives WSCOE George T Abell Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award.

On Thursday, November 8, 2018, Dr. Ryan Bailey was awarded the WSCOE George T. Abell Outstanding Early Career Faculty Award. This award is given to a full time tenured or tenure track faculty serving at the Assistant Professor level and completed at lest two (2) years of service. The award recognizes excellence and accomplishments in […]

Ellison-CarterEllison Carter Receives Powe Award

Dr. Ellison Carter has been awarded a Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award to provide seed money for research. These awards are intended to enrich the research and professional growth of young faculty and result in new funding opportunities. Dr. Carter is currently conducting a study to examine the impacts of air pollution from […]

ChavezJose Chavez is Appointed Editor-in-Chief

Dr. Jose Chavez has been appointed Editor in Chief for Springer’s “Irrigation Science” journal effective May 15, 2018. Dr. Chavez previously served as Associated Editor for this journal. Chavez has about eighteen years of experience in irrigated agriculture research and nine and a half years of experience in teaching and extension activities. His expertise is […]

Joe ScaliaJoseph Scalia has been nominated as an ASTM International Emerging Professional

Dr. Joseph Scalia has been nominated as an ASTM International Emerging Professional (EP) and has been approved to attend the ASTM International technical committee meetings taking place in San Diego, California on June 25-26 2018.  He was singled out by ASTM as having demonstrated the potential to be an industry leader in his field. As […]