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Sorooshian to Lecture About Climate Change Sept. 10

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

UT Arlington's College of Engineering will host a lecture by Dr. Soroosh Sorooshian, "Climate Change and the Global Hydrologic Cycle: Efforts inSoroosh Sorooshian Monitoring, Modeling and Ability to Forecast Changes", as part of the University Distinguished Lecture Series on Tuesday September 10.

A reception in the Nedderman Hall Atrium begins at 5 p.m., followed by the lecture at 6 p.m. Parking is available in Lot 36 at the northeast corner of Cooper Street and UTA Boulevard. Please R.S.V.P. by September 6 to tracey@uta.edu or 817-272-2095. See the Online Invitation.

Sorooshian is an internationally recognized expert in hydro-meteorology, water resources systems, climate studies, and application of remote sensing to earth science problems. His research focuses on the hydrologic cycle and water resources issues of arid and semi-arid zones, and he consults on problems related to surface hydrology and urban flooding. 

He is a Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing in The Henry Samueli School of Engineering
and a Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science in the School of Physical Sciences at the University of California, Irvine. 

In addition to his multiple faculty appointments at UC Irvine, Dr. Sorooshian is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering. He is also a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Geophysical Union, the American Meteorological Society, and the International Water Resources Association. His many honors include the 4th Prince Sultan Bin Abdulaziz International Prize for Water Resources Management and Protection and the NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal.

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