Paper ranked first by Google Scholar

Our paper:

van Griensven A., Meixner, T., Grunwald S.,  Bishop, T., Di Luzio, M. and Srinivasan, R. (2006). A global sensitivity analysis method for the parameters of multi-variable watershed models, J. Hydrol., 324(1-4), 10-23.

was ranked first as classic paper (classic papers are highly-cited papers in their area of research that have stood the test of time) by Google Scholar in the category “Hydrology and Water Resources”.

https://scholar.google.com/citations?view_op=list_classic_articles&hl=en&by=2006&vq=bio_hydrology

 

Wade’s graduation potluck party

Congratulations Dr. Wade Ross! It’s celebration time after years of hard work of research on DayCent climate change modeling and Random Forest modeling of soil carbon and net primary productivity. Some photos from our potluck party with the lab team. Wade graduated with the Ph.D. dissertation “A region-wide analysis of terrestrial carbon cycling across the Land of the Pines” (2017).

Ploy’s visit to Gainesville and lab group

Ploy (Pasicha Chaikaew), who graduated with a Ph.D. from UF in 2014, was visiting our lab team in Gainesville (May 8, 2017). She came a long way from Bangkok, Thailand where she works as faculty member in the Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University.

 

UF Research Foundation Professor (2017 – 2020)

More wonderful news.

Dr. Grunwald was awarded the UF Research Foundation Professorship. This is a three year meritorious professorship given for outstanding academic achievements by the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), University of Florida.

UF Term Professor (2017 – 2020)

Wonderful news.

Dr. Grunwald was awarded the UF Term Professorship. This is a special three year  meritorious professorship given for outstanding academic achievements by the University of Florida.

Champions for Change Award (2016)

Congratulations! The UF Mindfulness team led by Dr. Grunwald was awarded the 2016 UF Champions for Change Award by the UF Office of Sustainability and the Healthy Gators Coalition.

The UF Mindfulness team has been active as a change agent to co-construct a mindful UF campus.

 

The 7 Biggest Problems Facing Science

What an interesting article at Vox: https://www.vox.com/2016/7/14/12016710/science-challeges-research-funding-peer-review-process.

Science has pros and cons. And like any other career, a scientist faces multiple challenges, among them to acquire funding for research in a competitive world of limited funding, juggle work and life, and meet expectations to teach, advise, mentor, coach, write proposals, papers, books …., design and conduct innovative research, analyze data, develop models, and create new ideas that advance science. In addition, professional service and hundreds of others little managerial and coordination tasks are demanding. It’s a 24/7 job.