CSDMS lifetime achievement award 2016
Professor Mary Hill, recipient of the 2016 CSDMS lifetime achievement award
Department of Geology, University of Kansas
For the development and application of numerical approaches for the study of environmental systems, and for developing systems to better inform resource management decision. Professor Hill has investigated the worth of data, advanced methods for exploring complex model dynamics, and to quantify model simulation uncertainty. Mary received her MSE-Civil Engineering in 1978 and her PhD in 1985, both from Princeton University. She has many outstanding journal and USGS publications and is the recipient of the ASCE Walter L Huber Engineering Research Prize, National Groundwater Distinguished Darcy Lecturer, NGWA M King Hubbert Award, the International Hydrology Prize and various USGS awards. Professor Hill is also a Fellow of the GSA.