Education:
  • Sc.D., (Water Resources and Hydrology), MIT, February 1975
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, MIT, February 1974
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, MIT, February 1972
  • A. J. Drexel Exceptional Achievement Award, Drexel University, November 2010
  • National Academy of Arts and Sciences of Puerto Rico, 2009
  • James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award, MIT, 2008
  • Simon W. Freese Environmental Engineering Award and Lecture, ASCE, 2008
  • Horton Medal, AGU, 2007
  • AGU Hydrology Days Award, March 2006
  • MIT Alumni Association highest award, Bronze Beaver Award, September 2005
  • Corresponding Member, National Academy of Engineering, Mexico, elected 2003, awarded 2004
  • NASA Public Service Medal, December 2002
  • Quality Education for Minorities (QEM) Mathematics, Science and Engineering Network 2001 Giants in Science Award
  • MIT Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leadership Award, February 2000
  • Albert Baez Jr. Award and the Outstanding Educator Awards of the
  • Walter L. Huber Civil Engineering Research Prize, ASCE, 1993
  • Horton Award, American Geophysical Union, 1981