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Fernando To Receive Honorary Doctorate from Grenoble

June 02, 2014 • Author: Meenu Garg

Harindra Joseph Fernando, the Wayne and Diana Murdy Family Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences, has been selected to receive an honorary doctorate from the Université de Grenoble [Université Joseph Fourier] in France. The presentation will take place as part of the Honoris Causa Ceremony on March 20, 2014, in Grenoble. The université is home to the Laboratoire Des Ecoulements Geophysiques et Industriels (LEGI) that hosts the largest and most sophisticated rotating platform in the world for studies on Coriolis forces in environmental and geophysical flows that arise due to the rotation of the Earth.