School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences Professor Latif Kalin was presented as an American Society of Civil Engineers 2017 Environmental and Water Resources Institute Fellow during the recent World Environmental and Water Resources Congress held in Sacramento, California.
The Environmental & Water Resources Institute (EWRI) is the society’s technical source for environmental and water-related issues. EWRI Fellows are selected annually by the institute to recognize members who have contributed significantly to the advancement or application of water resources or environmental engineering, science, and technology.
Kalin is a full professor within the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Environmental Studies at the Urban-Rural Interface (CESURI). He is also adjunct professor in Biosystems Engineering.
His research program is focused on water quality/quantity modeling at various scales with special interests in nutrient cycling in natural and constructed wetlands. He has mentored several international visiting scientists, 3 post-docs, 2 Ph.D. and 12 M.S. students over the past 10 years who are currently actively engaged in the water resources and/or environmental field.
Kalin has authored or co-authored 57 peer reviewed journal articles and 12 book chapters, and has given invited talks at many international conferences. In addition to serving on the editorial board of the Journal of the American Water Resources Association from 2012 to 2015, Kalin currently serves on the board of the Journal of Water Quality, Exposure and Health (WQEH) and the Journal of Hydrologic Engineering.
“Dr. Kalin’s advisory and mentorship skills are evident from the several awards and honors awarded to his students,” stated Mohamed M. Hantush, of the EPA. “Their outstanding performance is yet another testament to Dr. Kalin’s leadership and ability to guide his students to perform at their fullest potential.”