Iranian Scientist Wins American Meteorological Society 2021 Medal

Tuesday, August 4, 2020 - 16:05
Soroosh Sorooshian

Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian, Iranian scientist and the director of Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing has received Hydrologic Sciences Medal of the American Meteorological Society.

According to an ISCA report, Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian won the Hydrologic Sciences Medal for “ingenious, groundbreaking work on surface hydrology and the remote sensing of precipitation.”

Prof. Soroosh Sorooshian is the Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology & Remote Sensing (CHRS) and Distinguished Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science Departments at UC Irvine.

Prior to 2003 he was a faculty at the University of Arizona for 20 years. His area of expertise is Hydrometeorology, water resources systems, climate studies and application of remote sensing to earth science problems with special focus on the hydrologic cycle and water resources issues of arid and semi-arid zones. He also consults on problems related to surface hydrology and urban flooding.

The American Meteorological Society is the premier scientific and professional organization in the United States promoting and disseminating information about the atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic sciences.

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