PhD student Vinicius Taguchi receives Alvin Anderson award

Anderson award photographsThis past Tuesday, February 26th, SAFL was pleased to award the 2018-2019 Alvin G. Anderson award to Vinicius Taguchi, PhD Student in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering. The Alvin G. Anderson Award is awarded annually to University of Minnesota students pursuing graduate studies in water resources. Special consideration is given to students involved in the sediment transportation field, which was Dr. Anderson's specialty when a professor at the University of Minnesota from 1950 until 1975.

Vinicius was awarded $500 to buy books related to his field of interest and a certificate. He is advised by SAFL Professors John Gulliver and Jacques Finlay. 

Several members of the Anderson family attended the ceremony.

The award presentation was followed by a Distinguished Lecture given by Dr. Andrea Prosperetti, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston.

Read more about Dr. Prosperetti's presentation.

See a list of Anderson Award Recipients.