Professor C. Roberto Mechoso Honored by the University of the Republic, Uruguay


Professor C. Roberto Mechoso was honored with a Doctor Honoris Causa from The Engineering School of the University of the Republic, Uruguay for his internationally recognized for his work in dynamics and numerical modeling of the atmosphere and brilliant academic career on October 3, 2014. 

Panelists noted Mechoso’s academic career, his more than a hundred refereed publications, and his recognition by numerous universities and professional associations.  They also highlighted his leadership of numerous international research projects, among which VAMOS (Variability of the American Monsoon Systems) and VOCALS (VAMOS Ocean, Clouds, Atmosphere, Land Study) within the World Climate Research Programme of the World Meteorological Organization, stand out.