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  • Hoshin Gupta Elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Association

    Photo HAS Regents Professor Hoshin Gupta
    Tuesday, July 23, 2019
    Our warmest congratulations go to HAS Regents Professor Hoshin V. Gupta who has been elected Fellow of the American Meteorological Association! Gupta will be formally recognized on Sunday evening, January 12, 2020, at the Presidential Forum and Awards and Fellows Presentation, an event which will kick off the week-long Centennial Celebration of the American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting in Boston.* AMS Fellows are elected in recognition of their outstanding contributions to the atmospheric, oceanic, or hydrologic sciences during a substantial period of years. Gupta has a long history o... Read More
  • HAS Students Win Top Prizes in 2019 CAP Awards for Water Research

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    Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    Congratulations to HAS Alumni Thomas Whipple and Tiffani Cañez who have won the top prizes in this year's Central Arizona Project Awards for Water Research competition! Thomas Whipple's Master's thesis, Planning for depletion: optimal irrigation in the Pinal AMA under changing water sources, won the First Place award of $1,000. Thomas received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in hydrology from the University of Arizona and currently works as a hydrologist with the Arizona Department of Water Resources, Recharge Section. Tiffani Cañez's Senior Capstone paper, Mapping fresh... Read More
  • Bo Guo Named As Outstanding Reviewer for Water Resources Research

    Photo HAS Assistant Professor Bo Guo
    Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    Our warmest congratulations go to HAS Assistant Professor Bo Guo who was recently recognized as an Outstanding Reviewer for Water Resources Research. Guo's work as a reviewer was cited by Dr. Martyn Clark, WRR Editor-in-Chief and Professor of Hydrology at the University of Saskatchewan. Not only has he devoted the time to review colleagues' research efforts, he has also been busy publishing his own research this year. The article, Dynamic pore-network modeling of air-water flow through thin porous layers, was published in Chemical Engineering Science, and the article, Vertically-integrated dua... Read More
  • UA Retains No. 1 Ranking in Water Resources

    Image: No 1 Ranking Water Resources Globally by Shanghai Ranking of World Universities (UANews.org)
    Tuesday, July 16, 2019
    The 2019 Shanghai Rankings of World Universities has been announced, and once again the University of Arizona has been recognized as the world's No. 1 program in water resources! The latest ranking was announced on the UANews.org website. The university earned the same ranking for 2018 which was announced earlier this year. Subject rankings of more than 1,200 global universities are based on 1) the number of papers authored by an institution in an academic subject, 2) the ratio of citation of papers published to the average citations of papers in the same category, 3) the number of papers publ... Read More
  • Eric Betterton and Ursula Nelson Featured in KOLD13 Spotlight on Pima County's Efforts to Improve Air Quality

    Photo Eric Betterton, HAS Department Head, and Ursula Nelson, Director, Pima County Environmental Quality (Image: KOLD13 News)
    Monday, July 15, 2019
    Photo: Eric Betterton, HAS Department Head, and Ursula Nelson, Director, Pima County Department of Environmental Quality, being interviewed by Bud Foster, KOLD13 news correspondent (Image: KOLD13 News) Dr. Eric Betterton, UA Distinguished Professor and HAS Department Head, and Ursula Nelson, Director of the Pima County Department of Environmental Quality and HAS Advisory Board Member, were interviewed by Bud Foster in a KOLD13 News video on July 10, "Pima County cutting idle time for fleet vehicles, helping reduce air pollution." (Betterton speaks at 0:35 and Nelson speaks at 1:32) Because Pim... Read More

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