Vienna, Austria – 29 April 2023 – The European Geosciences Union (EGU) has conferred the Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award upon Prof. Ankit Agarwal for his exceptional contributions to the field of hydroclimatic extremes. Ankit Agarwal is an assistant professor at the Department of Hydrology, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India.
The Natural Hazards Division of EGU has recognised Ankit Agarwal for his significant research in complexity science for better understanding, quantifying and predicting hydroclimatic extremes. By merging nonlinear dynamics with hydrometeorology, he has improved the forecast of climate-related extremes. The EGU awards & medals programme honours eminent scientists for their exceptional research contributions in the Earth, planetary, and space sciences.
The EGU President Irina M. Artemieva conferred the award upon Prof. Ankit Agarwal during the EGU General Assembly 2023 held in Vienna, Austria, from 23-28 April 2023. Through this award, the EGU recognises young scientists who have made remarkable scientific achievements and inspire the next generation of geoscientists.