Department of Geography and the Environment

Geography Alum Dr. Edward Park Receives 2018 UT Outstanding Dissertation Award

Tue, April 24, 2018
Geography Alum Dr. Edward Park Receives 2018 UT Outstanding Dissertation Award
Edward Park

We are happy to announce that our own Geography alumni Dr. Edward Park (PhD, GEOG 2017) has won the 2018 University of Texas Outstanding Dissertation Award for Social Science, Business, and Education. Dr. Park’s dissertation was “Tributary Impacts, Hydrological Connectivity and Distribution of Sediment Sinks along the Middle-Lower Amazon River.” This is the first Geography Dissertation since 2012 to win the award. Dr. Park is currently a Research Fellow at The Earth Observatory, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. His Dissertation Advisor was Dr. Edgardo Latrubesse, and his Committee included Drs. Eugenio Arima, Sheryl Luzzadder-Beach, Jose Stevaux, and Jorge Abad. Congratulations Edward!

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