Kaushal selected as winner of international award

Dr. Sujay Kaushal, assistant professor at ESSIC and the Department of Geology at the University of Maryland, was selected on June 26 as the winner of the International Recognition of Professional Excellence (IRPE) for this year.

The IRPE Prize is awarded to an ecologist, 40 years or younger, who has published uniquely independent, original and/or challenging research representing an important scientific breakthrough, and/or who must work under particularly difficult conditions, according to the Inter-Research Science Center website.

IRPE winners are elected by a jury composed of ECI Members.

The Prize Awarding Ceremony’s tentative date is this October in Oldendorf, Germany.