Dr. Prachanda Subedi 2017 Winner of the Donald L. Turcotte Award
Dr. Prachanda Subedi graduated with his PhD from the University of Delaware Department of Physics and Astronomy this spring. EOS, Earth & Space Science News announced las week that he has won the 2017 Donald L. Turcotte Award from the Nonlinear Geophysics Focus Group of the American Geophysical Union.
The Donald L. Turcotte Award is given annually to one honoree in recognition of outstanding dissertation research that contributes directly to nonlinear geophysics. The Turcotte awardee is required to deliver an invited talk on his/her dissertation topic at the AGU Fall Meeting. Primary criteria for evaluation is the impact or potential impact of the research on the field of nonlinear geophysics.
Dr. Subedi worked with Dr. William Matthaeus on his thesis which put him into consideration for this award.