Professor Chong-Yu Xu honored for lifetime achievements in hydrological research
Professor of hydrology Chong-Yu Xu at Department of Geosciences is honored for his outstanding and long-term contribution to Nordic Association for Hydrology (NHF).
Professor Chong-Yu Xu, is awarded the 'NHF's Lifetime Achievement Award' for his contributions to Nordic Association for Hydrology (NHF). Here with the diploma outside the Geology Building at Campus og University of Oslo. Photo: Gunn Kristin Tjoflot/UiO
Chong-Yu Xu, Professor of hydrology at Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo is awarded 'NHF's Lifetime Achievement Award' for his contributions to Nordic Association for Hydrology (NHF). The honour was given on the occasion of the organization 50th anniversary, and was awarded him on the conference; NHC 2022: The XXXI Nordic Hydrological Conference, in Tallinn, Estland (15-18. August).
The award and recognition was given Chong-Yu Xu for his outstanding and long-term contributions to NHF. The presentation of the diploma was done by Linus Zhang, president and chair of NHF.
Professor Xu thanks everyone at the Department of Geosciences, as follows after receiving the award: – On the occasion of celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Nordic Association for Hydrological and the Nordic Hydrological Conference 2022 I received the NHF’s Lifetime Achievement Award. I sincerely thank the leaders, colleagues and students of our department for the inspiration and support of my work.
"Lifetime" service awards are presented by organizations to recognize extensive contributions over an entire career, instead of or in addition to having made individual contributions.
About the prize recipient
Chong-Yu Xu came to the University of Oslo, Department of Geosciences employed as a professor in 2005. He is affiliated to the Section for Geography and Hydrology (GeoHyd). Xu teaches at bachelor's and master's level in hydrology and numerical modelling, and participates in and leads several research projects, among other: Climate change and ecosystems management in Malawi and Tanzania. a NORHED-II funded project.
Short about the Nordic Association for Hydrology (NHF)
Nordic Association for Hydrology, was established in 1970, and gather hydrologists from the the Nordic region. NHF is an independent body that aims at promoting hydrology as a science and at increasing the understanding of hydrology and of hydrological methods within applied sciences. NHF is the publisher of the international scientific journal Hydrology Research, Members of NHF are individuals, institutions and companies.