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Dara Entekhabi

Two 2015 CEE Inductees in the Quarter Century Club

On Wednesday April 15, 2015, two new members from the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering will be inducted into the MIT Quarter Century Club (QCC) with a celebratory luncheon. The 2015 CEE inductees include Professor […]

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Soil Moisture Satellite Reveals First “SMAPshot”

On March 4, 2015, NASA’s Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite successfully completed the initial test of its science instruments and revealed its very first image of the Earth’s soil moisture. These “first-light” images were composed […]

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SMAP Satellite Launch a Success

On Saturday, January 31, Professor Dara Entekhabi and NASA successfully launched their Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) satellite from the Vandenburg Air Force Base, California at 6:22 am Pacific time. “The lift-off was flawless and the […]

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Dara Entekhabi Elected as IEEE Fellow

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 […]

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