Students receive Distiniguished Doctoral Dissertation Award

Congratulations to graduates, Rosimar Rios-Berrios and Geng Xia on being the recipients of the 2017-2018 Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award winners.   This prize is awarded to the best dissertation in any field in the College of Arts and Sciences.  Rosimar's dissertation titled, Tropical Cyclone Intensification Under Moderate Verticle Wind Shear was nominated by Professor Ryan Torn while Geng's dissertation titled, Understanding Large Wind Farm Impacts on Regional Climate and Vegetation Growth from Observational and Modeling Perspectives was nominated by Professor Liming Zhou. 

Both succeeded brilliantly through the College's competition this year.  The department is excited to celebrate these accomplishments.