Jasper A. Vrugt is an assistant professor at the University of California at Irvine, a part-time associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, and holds a joint position at the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Earth System Science. He has earned an M.S. and a Ph.D from the University of Amsterdam. His research has focused on systems (both man-made and of natural origins) and the way that systems behave and influence the environment. His work has led to the publication of more than 100 peer-reviewed papers, covering topics as diverse as hydropower, engineering, computational science, and irrigation.
He is known for his work on soil physics, hydrogeophysics and hydrometeorology. He has received the Donath Medal (or the Young Scientist Award) from the Geological Society of America, the Outstanding Young Scientist Award from the European Geosciences Union, and the James B. Macelwane Medal of the American Geophysical Union – the first scientist to ever receive all three prestigious honors.
He is a fellow of the Geological Society of America, the American Geophysical Union and was named one of Elsevier’s Top 50 most talented people in the Netherlands in 2009. He currently serves as Associate Editor of Water Resources Research.
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Jasper A. Vrugt is a Dutch scientist/engineer/applied mathematician known for his work in the earth sciences: surface hydrology, soil physics, hydrogeophysics, hydrometeorology, and geophysics. Vrugt is an assistant professor at the University of California, Irvine and holds a joint appointment in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Earth System Science. He also holds a part-time appointment as associate professor at the University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Science .Source: Wikipedia
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