An Indian American professor of biological and agricultural engineering has been recognized by a top US environmental and water resources institute for his pioneering work in hydrology.Vijay P Singh, professor and Caroline & William N Lehrer distinguished chair in the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M University, was named a recipient of the ” 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award”  by the American Society of Civil Engineers Environmental and Water Resources Institute (ASCE-EWRI). His work has developed the application of kinematic wave theory to the point where it is widely used throughout the world in hydrology models used for water resource modeling, flood planning and hydrology design.Singh has made numerous advances in hydrology and environmental modelling and received prestigious awards for hydrology from multiple professional societies.Singh’s work on entropy theory has given rise a new branch of hydrology, called entropic hydrology.
 
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