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New 2016 Water Institute Faculty Fellows ,

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Kati Migliaccio and Dr. Arnoldo Valle-Levinson for being selected as the 2016 Water Institute Faculty Fellows, recognized for their contributions to interdisciplinary water research, Extension, and education programs, as well as for providing substantial support to programs of the UF Water Institute.

Dr. Migliaccio, Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, earned her Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering at University of Arkansas. Kati specializes in water conservation, hydrology and irrigation in agricultural, natural and urban systems. Read more about her accomplishments on Kati's webpage.

Dr. Valle-Levinson, Professor in the Civil and Coastal Engineering Department, earned his Ph.D. in Coastal Physical Oceanography at State University of New York. Arnoldo specializes in hydrodynamics of fjords, as well as of temperate, subtropical, and tropical systems. Read more about his accomplishments on Arnoldo's webpage.

Kati and Arnoldo join current WI Faculty Fellows - Drs. Mark Clark, Matt Cohen, Michael Dukes, James Jawitz, Jonathan Martin and Rafael Munoz-Carpena. WI Faculty Fellows receive a salary supplement of $2,000 a year during their 3-year Fellowship term.

Dr. Migliaccio and Dr. Valle-Levinson will be recognized at a Faculty Fellow Awards Celebration, held jointly with the Florida Climate Institute, on October 3, 2016 from 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm in Dauer Hall. The 2016 Florida Climate Institute Faculty Fellows, Dr. Jeremy Lichstein and Dr. Senthold Asseng, will also be recognized at the event.