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CEE Professor Thanos Papanicolaou Receives ASCE’s Hans Albert Einstein Award

Thanos PapanicolaouProfessor Thanos Papanicolaou is the 2018 recipient of the Hans Albert Einstein Award from the American Society for Civil Engineers (ASCE).

Papanicolaou was selected for this award for his work “connecting upland erosion to in-stream transport and geomorphology; new theories on source provenance and connectivity predicting stochastic transport, bedload turbulent interactions, cohesive sediments, and sensor technology for prediction of movement.” The committee noted that his extensive research has advanced the understanding of complex sediment phenomena.

The award will be presented at the Environmental Water Resources Institute Congress (EWRI), June 3-7.