Halff’s Sohaib Alahmed Bestowed with CERF Pritchard Award

August 21, 2023

HOUSTON, Texas Halff Graduate Civil Engineer Sohaib Alahmed, along with Lauren Ross and Sean Smith, associate professors at the University of Maine, were awarded the Pritchard Award for their paper, Coastal Hydrodynamics and Timescales in Meso-Macrotidal Estuaries in the Gulf of Maine: a Model Study, published in Estuaries and Coasts.

The Pritchard Award recognizes the author(s) of the best physical oceanography paper published in Estuaries and Coasts within the two-year interval between Coastal and Estuarine Research Federation (CERF) conferences.

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Halff Graduate Civil Engineer Sohaib Alahmed received the Pritchard Award, along with two University of Maine colleagues, for their paper published in Estuaries and Coasts.

Alahmed, Ross and Smith’s research provides a way to determine the management of monitoring and responding to practical coastal water pollution problems by identifying controls on particle transport and pollution dynamics in estuaries.

Recipients of the 2023 CERF Achievement Awards will be celebrated during the CERF conference held Nov. 12-16 in Portland, Oregon.

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