Iranian Scientist Wins EGU’s Award

Iranian Scientist Wins EGU’s AwardIranian Scientist Wins EGU’s Award

An Iranian researcher is one of the four recipients of the Outstanding Young Scientists award for 2016 conferred by the European Geosciences Union (EGU). Dr. Kaveh Madani, 34, and the director of alumni at the Center for Environmental Policy of London’s Imperial College, received the Arne Richter Award for his work on incorporating game theory and water resource management resulting in a new approach towards water resource management models, Khabaronline reported. “I introduced economic and behavioral theories to carry out my research,” he said in an interview with BBC. Established in September 2002 and headquartered in Munich, Germany, EGU is a non-profit international union of scientists with over 12,500 global members, dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in geosciences and planetary and space sciences for the benefit of humanity.