Elie Bou-Zeid receives the Latsis Prize
One of the four University Latsis Prizes for 2009 was given to Elie Bou-Zeid, from Laboratory of Environmental Fluid Dynamics and Hydrology, on October 5th. He has been recognized for his work done on numerical simulations of the outer layer of the atmosphere.Professor Bou-Zeid earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s Degree in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering from the American University of Beirut in Lebanon. He then joined the Johns Hopkins University in 2000 were he got his Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering in 2005. He then spent three years at the EPFL before joining Princeton University.
The Latsis Prize is awarded annually on behalf of the Geneva-based Latsis Foundation by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) and honours the outstanding scientific achievements of a research scientist under the age 40 working in Switzerland.