AWARDS

The Hydrology Days Award is presented each year in recognition of outstanding and significant contributions to hydrologic science. Recipients of this prestigious award are listed below.  We are excited to announce Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian has been selected to receive the 2020 Hydrology Days Award! 

More information about Dr. Sorooshian is available here: http://hydrologydays.colostate.edu/keynote-speakers/ 

Hydrology Days Award Recipients


Soroosh Sorooshian (2020) – Distinguished Professor – Departments of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Earth System Science, Director, Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing (CHRS), The Henry Samueli School of Engineering, University of California, Irvine

Bridget R. Scanlon (2019) Senior Research Scientist – Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin

Stephen J. Burges (2018) Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington

Efi Foufoula-Georgiou (2017) Distinguished Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – University of California, Irvine

Dara Entekhabi (2016) Bacardi and Stockholm Water Foundations Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Scott W. Tyler (2015) Professor – Geological Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada – Reno

William W-G Yeh (2014) Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering, University of California – Los Angeles

Vijay P. Singh (2013) Distinguished and Regents Professor – Biological and Agricultural Engineering, Texas A&M University

Michael A. Celia (2012) Professor & Director, Princeton Environmental Institute

James Shuttleworth (2011) Regent’s Professor – Hydrology and Water Resources, University of Arizona

Andrea Rinaldo (2010) Director – Ecole Polytechnique Fedarale de Lausanne, Switzerland

George F Pinder (2009) Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Vermont

Wilfried Brutsaert (2008) Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Jean-Yves Parlange (2007) Professor – Department of Biological and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University

Rafael L. Bras (2006) Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Charles A Troendle  (2005) Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service

Andras Szöllözi-Nagy (2004) Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO

Jose D. Salas (2003) Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University

Ignacio Rodriguez-Iturbe (2002) Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton University

Stanley Schumm (2001) Professor Emeritus – Department of Geosciences, Colorado State University

Hubert J. Morel-Seytoux (2000) Professor Emeritus – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University

Each year at Hydrology Days we honor two speakers by inviting them to present Borland lectures, one in hydrology and the other in hydraulics. The Scientific Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2020 Borland Awards. Individuals can be nominated for both lectureships but make sure to indicate who is nominated for which lecture. Please send your nomination along with a copy of the nominee’s CV to: hydrologydays@engr.colostate.edu

Hydraulics Recipients


Fotis Sotiropoulos (2019) Dean – College of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Stony Brook University

Jeffrey R. Koseff (2018) Professor – Civil & Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

Harindra J.(Joe) Fernando (2017) Wayne and Diana Murdy Endowed Professor – Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, University of Notre Dame

Mark Schmeeckle (2016) Associate Professor – Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning, Arizona State University

Gordan Grant (2015) Research Hydrologist – USDA Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station

Martin Doyle (2014) Director – Water Policy Program, Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions, Duke University

Peter Wilcock (2013) Professor and Department Head – Watershed Sciences, Utah State University

Heidi Nepf (2012)  Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Stephen G. Monismith (2011) Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University

John M. Buffington (2010) Geomorphologist – Rocky Mountain Research Station, US Forest Service

Marcelo H. Garcia (2009) Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

William E. Dietrich (2008) Professor – Department of Earth and Planetary Science, University of California, Berkeley

Each year at Hydrology Days we honor two speakers by inviting them to present Borland lectures, one in hydrology and the other in hydraulics.  The Scientific Committee is currently seeking nominations for the 2020 Borland Awards.  Individuals can be nominated for both lectureships but make sure to indicate who is nominated for which lecture. Please send your nomination along with a copy of the nominee’s CV to: hydrologydays@engr.colostate.edu

Hydrology Recipients


Nandita Basu (2019) ​​Associate Professor – Water Sustainability and Ecohydrology, University of Waterloo

Jeffrey Arnold (2018) Agricultural Engineer – Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory, USDA-ARS

Thomas J. Jackson (2017) Hydrologist – Hydrology and Remote Sensing Laboratory, USDA-ARS

Casey Brown (2016) Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Amilcare Porporato (2015) Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, Princeton Environmental Institute

Elfatih A.B. Eltahir (2014) Breene M. Kerr Professor – Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Richard M. Vogel (2013) Professor Emertius – Civil and Environmental Engineering, Tufts University

Jeffrey McDonnell (2012) Professor and Associate Director – Global Institute for Water Security, School of Environment and Sustainability

Tissa H. Illangasekare (2011) Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Shaun Lovejoy (2010) Professor – Dept. of Physics – McGill University

Efi Foufoula-Georgiou (2009) Distinguished Professor – Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Irvine

Dennis P Lettenmaier (2008) Distinguished Professor – Geography, University of California Los Angeles

The Hydrology Days Student Showcase provides an opportunity for students at different points in their careers to exchange ideas, give research presentations and enhance their scientific communication skills. The showcase offers students an enriching environment that sparks peer-to-peer learning and collaboration.

Oral Presentation Awards

The 2019 Student Awardees are featured in a special issue of Colorado Water; the publication produced by the Colorado Water Center devoted to highlighting water research and activities at CSU and throughout Colorado.


2019 Recipients

1st Place – Mathew Klema (CSU): Assessment of Acoustic Flow Measurement Instrumentation for Mean Flow Measurements (Hydrologic Systems)

2nd Place – Ansley Brown (CSU): Predicting Crop Yield Losses Due to Soil-Water Salinity: Comparison of Traditional and Alternative Approaches (Agricultural Water & Conservation Practices)

3rd Place (tied):

 

Poster Awards


2019 Recipients

Undergraduate Poster Awards

1st Place – Bradley Simms (CSU): Spatiotemporal Snow Surface Roughness Across Multiple Resolutions

2nd Place – Lily Conrad (UNI): A Hydrologic Analysis Of Big Bear Creek Watershed In Iowa

3rd Place – Julie Dauer (CSU): A Shower Water Reclamation System To Address Colorado House Bill 18-1069

Graduate Poster Awards

1st Place – Ismail Alhelal (CSU): Recovery Of Nitrogen In Multi-Stage Anaerobic Digestion By Nitrification As Acid Source

2nd Place – Katie Knight (CSU): Evaluating The Effects Of Green Stormwater Infrastructure On Urban Street Flooding

3rd Place (tied):

This event is organized by the One Water Solutions Institute at Colorado State University.  For questions or comments regarding Hydrology Days please contact: hydrologydays@engr.colostate.edu