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Faculty Awards & Achievements

Russ Dickerson

  • AGU Fellow
  • AAAS Fellow

Eugenia Kalnay

  • WMO/IMO Prize for 2009, see talk Population and Climate Change: A Proposal (also in Spanish)
  • Member of the National Academy of Engineering (1996)
  • Foreign Member of the Academia Europaea (2000)
  • Distinguished University Professor, UMD (2001)
  • Eugenia Brin Professor in Data Assimilation (2008)
  • Doctor Honoris Causa, University of Buenos Aires (2008)
  • Corresponding member of the Argentine National Academy of Physical Sciences (2003)
  • Fellow of AGU (2005), AAAS (2006), AMS (1983)
  • UMD-wide Kirwan Award (2006)
  • Robert E. Lowry Chair, School of Meteorology, U. of Oklahoma (1998)
  • NASA medal for Exceptional Scientific Achievement (1981)
  • Two Department of Commerce Gold and one Silver Medal
  • Discovery Magazine selected her Nature paper as a top 100 science news of 2003 (see feature in International Association for Urban Climate newsletter)
  • The Reanalysis paper of 1996 is the most cited paper in all geosciences (more that 10 thousand citations)
  • Lorenz AGU 2012 Lecture 
  • 2015 AMS Joanne Simpson Mentorship Award for For effectively mentoring many early career scientists, with her unstinting generosity of time and attention in providing advice, encouragement, leadership, and inspiration
  • 2015 AMS Honorary Member Award
  • 2015: AMS Eugenia Kalnay Symposium

Zhanqing Li

Fernando Miralles-Wilhelm

  • Fellow of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE),
  • Diplomate of the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers. 

Da-Lin Zhang

  • 2006, 2015: NASA's Group Achievement Award. 
  • 2006: Fellow, American Meteological Society
  • 1997: Fellow, Royal Meteorological Society. 
  • 1991: Clarence Leroy Meisinger Award, American Meteorological Society

AAAS Fellow

  • Dickerson
  • Kalnay
  • Baer
  • Lau
  • Li
  • Salawitch

AGU Fellow

  • Kalnay
  • Busalacchi
  • Dickerson
  • Li

AMS Fellow

  • Arkin
  • Baer                
  • Busalacchi        
  • Carton
  • Kalnay
  • Nigam
  • Rasmussen
  • Vernekar
  • Zhang
  • Pinker
  • Li

Yoram J. Kaufman Award, AGU

  • Salawitch
  • Zhanqing Li

Humboldt Research Award, Germany              

  • Li

Alexander Von Humboldt fellow, Germany

  • Zeng

Distinguished Research Scientist Prize

  • Arkin
  • Pickering
  • Vinnikov

UMD Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award

  • Salawitch