Gao receives GRP Early-Career Research Fellowship

Image of Huilin GaoDr. Huilin Gao, assistant professor in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A&M University, was awarded an Early-Career Research Fellowship by The Gulf Research Program. The Early-Career Research Fellowship recognizes professionals at the critical pretenure stage of their careers for exceptional leadership, past performance, and potential for future contributions to improving oil system safety, human health and well being, or environmental protection.

Gao’s areas of expertise are water resources remote sensing and numerical hydrological modeling. She has published over 30 peer-reviewed international journal papers and has delivered over 80 national/international conference presentations and invited talks. Her current research focuses on hydrologic monitoring and prediction, climate change, land cover, water resources management and satellite remote sensing of water quantity and quality.

For more information on the Gulf Research Program Early-Career Research Fellowship visit: http://www.nas.edu/gulf/fellowships/fellows-2016/index.html and http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=10072016