CU-Boulder Professor Receives Henry G. Houghton Award

first_img Published: April 4, 2001 University of Colorado at Boulder Assistant Professor Franklin Evans has been honored with the American Meteorological Society’s highest award, the 2001 Henry G. Houghton Award. The Henry G. Houghton award is given annually to young promising atmospheric scientists who have shown outstanding ability in their fields. Professor Evans was presented the award for improving the existing knowledge of how light interacts with clouds. Evans joins other CU-Boulder scientists including aerospace engineering Professor Judy Curry, who in 1992 won for her advances in understanding the dynamics of the arctic atmosphere. Henry G. Houghton was a renowned researcher in atmospheric physics, and the award commemorates his accomplishments in the field of atmospheric physics. The American Meteorological Society, founded in 1919, is the main professional society promoting the development of atmospheric and oceanic sciences. Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-maillast_img read more