Paper by Soohyun Yang, faculty co-authors receives 2017 Editors Choice Award
A paper published by a PhD student and faculty in the Lyles School of Civil Engineering has garnered the Editors' Choice Award from Water Resources Research.
Ms. Soohyun Yang, a PhD student mainly supervised by Professor Suresh Rao, together with Dr. Kyungrock Paik (Professor at Korea University; former Curtis Visiting Professor), Dr. Gavan McGrath and others were recognized for their paper titled, "Functional topology of evolving urban drainage networks." (https://doi.org/10.1002/2017WR021555)
Starting in 2011, Water Resources Research has instituted the Editors' Choice Awards. The award is given to about 1% of published articles in any calendar year to provide professional recognition to scientists for their outstanding work. The selection is made by the Editors of WRR based on technical significance, novelty, originality, presentation, and broader implications of the publication.