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  • November 2020: ““2020 Highly Cited Researcher” by Clarivate Web of Science.
  • July 2020 – June 2023: ““Robert & Virginia Wheeler Faculty Fellow in Engineering” awarded by the College of Engineering at the University of Iowa.
  • May 2018: Fellow in the “2018-2019 Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) Academic Leadership Program (ALP).”
  • April 2017:  “2017 Water Young Investigator Award” awarded by Water.
  • December 2016:  “Fellow” awarded by the American Geophysical Union.
  • December 2016:  “James B. Macelwane Medal” awarded by the American Geophysical Union.
  • April 2014:  “NSF CAREER Award” for the proposal “CAREER: Temporal Clustering of Hydrometeorological Extremes”.
  • February 2014:  “Editor’s Award – Journal of Climate” awarded by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Citation: “For thorough, prompt, and fair reviews on topics addressing the interface between water, statistics, and climate.”
  • “2014 Old Gold Summer Fellowship” awarded by The University of Iowa.
  • December 2013: Nominated to represent The University of Iowa for the “2014 Blavatnik Award for Young Scientists” in the Physical Sciences & Engineering Category.
  • April 2013:  “Hydrological Sciences Outstanding Young Scientist Award” awarded by the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Citation: “For innovative studies in the field of remote sensing of rainfall, flood prediction, and hydroclimatological trend analysis.”
  • September 2012:  “Premio Torricelli” awarded by the Gruppo Italiano di Idraulica for the best young Italian researcher in hydrology and hydraulics. Citation: “Per la vasta produzione scientifica caratterizzata da importanti contributi nel settore dell’idrometeorologia e della previsione delle piene.” (“For the vast scientific production characterized by important contributions in the field of hydrometeorology and flood prediction”).
  • Fall 2006–Summer 2008:  “NASA Earth System Science (ESS) Fellowship”, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Code Y), USA
  • December 2007:  “Outstanding Student Paper Award”, Hydrology Section of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2007 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, Calif., USA
  • Fall 2006:  “Graduate Incentive Fellowship (GIF)”, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  • Fall 2003–Summer 2006: “Graduate Research Assistantship”, IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
Last modified on November 19th, 2020
Posted on January 2nd, 2014