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2008 News in Brief



Rafael Bras wins MIT’s Killian Award

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Rafael Bras, a professor of civil and environmental engineering who pioneered the field of hydrologic science, is MIT’s James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award winner for 2008-2009. Bras is “an internationally acclaimed researcher in surface hydrology and hydrometeorology whose work encompasses many aspects of the Earth’s water cycle,” said Wanda Orlikowski, chair of the Killian Award selection committee, reading from the award citation at the Wednesday, May 21 faculty meeting. Read more.