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Ning Lin Receives AGU 2010 Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research

In the November 16, 2010 issue of EOS, a publication of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), an article was written about Ning Lin, a recent 2010 PhD graduate of the department.

Ning Lin has been awarded the Natural Hazards Focus Group Award for Graduate Research by the American Geophysical Union (AGU). This award is given annually to a recent PhD graduate for outstanding contributions to natural hazards research.  Her doctoral thesis is titled "Multi-hazard risk analysis related to hurricanes."  Ning will be presenting a talk in the Extreme Natural Events: Modeling, Prediction, and Mitigation session during the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, and will be formally presented with the award at the Natural Hazards focus group reception.

Ning is currently a NOAA Climate and Global Change postdoctoral fellow working at MIT with Kerry Emanuel after graduating from Princeton in June 2010. Her research interests include extreme winds, rainfall, and surge.