2019 Award winners
announced at the 38th IAHR World Congress in Panama City, Panama, September 2019

Honorary Membership


 Prof. Young C. Kim
 Professor Emeritus of Civil Engineering
 California State University, Los Angeles
 USA

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For his life-time contributions to the dissemination of science and technology through leadership in university education, short courses, conferences and in facilitating state-of-the-science contributions in coastal and ocean engineering through his role as editor.  Further, this award is in recognition for exemplary service to IAHR and fostering links with other professional societies.

 Dr Angelos Findikakis
 Bechtel
 USA

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For his life-time contributions to the field of groundwater hydraulics and environmental issues and in recognition of his leadership of IAHR contributions to the UN Sustainability Development Goals, his Editorship of Hydrolink, and outstanding service to IAHR Technical Committees, Council and as Vice-President.

 Prof. Arthur Mynett
 Emeritus Professor in Hydraulic Engineering
 IHE Delft Institute for Water Education
 The Netherlands 

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For his life-time contributions to the field of computational hydraulics and the application of emerging computational technologies to address complex environmental issues and in recognition of his mentorship of young professionals and his outstanding service to IAHR Technical Committees, Council and as Vice-President.

7th M. Selim Yalin Lifetime Achievement Award

  Prof. Vladimir Nikora
University of Aberdeen
UK

for enduring theoretical, experimental and modeling contributions to the understanding of open channel turbulence and river hydrodynamics, development and application of the double-averaging methodology as well as excellence in graduate teaching and advancement of academic programs in hydraulic engineering.

21st Arthur Thomas Ippen Award

Prof. Claudia Aducce
Università RomaTre
Italy
 

For outstanding contributions in the field of experimental and numerical modeling and innovation in experimental techniques with applications to stratified flows and sediment.

21st Harold Jan Schoemaker Award

Dr Andrew Nichols
Senior Lecturer in Water Engineering 
The University of Sheffield 
UK
Professor Simon J. Tait
Professor of Water Engineering 
The University of Sheffield
UK
Professor Kirill V. Horoshenkov
Professor of Acoustics
The University of Sheffield
UK
  Professor Simon J. Shepherd
Emeritus Professor
UK

For the most outstanding paper published in the Journal of Hydraulic Research during the period 2016-2018“A model of the free surface dynamics of shallow turbulent flows” Journal of Hydraulic Research, 2016, 54:5, 516-526 

2019 Kennedy-YPN Award 

 
 Siddharth Seshan
 IAHR Baden-Wurttemberg Young Professionals Network
 Rosa Camila Timana Mendoza 
 IAHR UTEC-Peru Young Professionals Network


2019 Willi H. Hager Best JHR Reviewer Award 

 Michael Pfister
 Haute École D’ingénierie Et D’architecture (HEIA-FR, HES-SO)
 Switzerland
 Ling Zhou
 Hohai University
 China

For outstanding reviews during the period 2017 - 2018

IAHR Hydro-Environment World Heritage Award

  Panama Canal Authority  

IAHR Industry Innovation Award

  City of Knowledge, Panama