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2014 News in Brief



Dara Entekhabi Elected as IEEE Fellow

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Professor Dara Entekhabi has been elected a Fellow of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) for contributions to microwave remote sensing of soil moisture. Less than 0.1% of voting members are selected annually for this highest grade of membership, recognized as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement. Professor Entekhabi is the Science Team Leader of NASA’s Soil Moisture Active and Passive (SMAP) satellite mission, to be launched on January 29, 2015. To learn more about Prof. Entekhabi’s research, go to his biography page.