Awards

During our annual conferences, the SWAT community gives awards recognizing outstanding efforts and achievements in the development and improvement of the SWAT model. 

2018 - Brussels, Belgium

  • SWAT 2018 Global Ambassador Award: Philip Gassman
  • SWAT 2018 Senior Scientist of the Year Award: Antonio Lo Porto
  • SWAT 2018 Young Scientist of the Year Award: Saeid Ashraf Vaghefi
  • SWAT 2018 Student of the Year Award: Roxelane Cakir
  • SWAT 2018 Best Poster Presentation Award: Giovanni Francesco Ricci
  • SWAT 2018 Team of the Year Award: GMOD Toulouse Team
    • Heads of the group: José-Miguel Sánchez-Pérez, Sabine Siméoni-Sauvage
    • Post-Doctorants: Mélanie Raimonet, Santiago Yepez, Maité Meaurio
    • Students: Roxelane Cakir, Pankyes Datok, Clément Fabre, Jérémy Guilhen, Himanshu Kankal, Juan-Luis Lechuga, Rebeca Martínez, Xi Wei, Amine Zettam
  • SWAT 2018 Support of the Year: Natalja Čerkasova
  • SWAT 2018 Support of the Year: Leelambar Singh
  • SWAT 2018 Support of the Year: Lakhwinder Singh

2017 - Warsaw, Poland

  • Lifetime Contribution: Valentina Krysanova
  • SWAT 2017 Scientist of the Year: Ryan Bailey
  • SWAT 2017 Young Scientist of the Year: Mikołaj Piniewski
  • SWAT 2017 Senior Scientist: Peter Allen
  • SWAT 2017 Most Cited Paper: Philip Gassman
  • SWAT 2017 Post Doctoral Student of the Year: Yihun Dile
  • SWAT 2017 Support of the Year: Nguyen Liem
  • SWAT 2017 Team of the Year for the development of Black Sea SWAT model: Dorian Gorgan, Ann van Griensven, Pierluigi Cau, Anthony Lehman, and Karim Abbaspour

2016 - Beijing, China

  • SWAT Pioneer in China: Hao Fanghua
  • SWAT 2016 Most Cited Paper: Wei Ouyang
  • SWAT 2016 Young Scientist of the Year: Xuesong Zhang

2015 - Purdue University, USA

  • VIP: Adam Freihoefer - Outstanding leadership of the Midwest Watershed Modeling Users Group
  • VIP: Jane Frankenberger - Increased SWAT visibility and use worldwide with production of SWAT instructional videos
  • Lifetime Support Award: Nancy Sammons

2015 - Sardinia, Italy

  • Best SWAT 2015 Young Scientist Award: Katrin Bieger
  • Best SWAT 2015 Senior Scientist Award: Valentina Krysanova
  • SWAT 2015 Most Cited Paper Award: Santhi Chinnasamy
  • Best SWAT 2015 Student / Post Doc Award: Prasad Daggupati
  • Best SWAT 2015 Team Award: CEAP Team
  • Best Student Presentation: Anna Malagò
  • Best Student Presentation: Xiaoling Sun

2014 - Pernambuco, Brazil

  • Best SWAT 2014 Young Scientist Award: Nadia Bonumá
  • Best SWAT 2014 Senior Scientist Award: Martin Volk
  • SWAT 2014 Most Cited Paper Award: Daniel Moriasi
  • SWAT 2014 Support of the Year Award: Karim Abbaspour
  • Best SWAT 2014 Student / Post Doc Award: Cibin Raj

2013 - Toulouse, France

  • Best SWAT 2013 Confirmed Research Award: Dr. Karim Abbaspour
  • Best SWAT 2013 Young Researcher Award: Dr. Balaji Narasimhan
  • Best SWAT 2013 Young Researcher Award: Dr. Jaehak Jeong
  • Best SWAT 2013 Student Award: Hendrik Rathjens
  • Best SWAT 2013 Team Award: Dr. José Miguel Sanchez Perez and Dr. Sabine Sauvage
  • Honorary SWAT 2013 Award: Dr. Allan Jones
  • SWAT Ambassador 2013 Award: Dr. Philip Gassman

Please see the awards book for more information about these awards and their recipients.

2011 - Toledo, Spain

SWAT Ambassadors:

  • A.K. Gosain
  • Allan Jones
  • Ann van Griensven
  • Antonio Lo Porto
  • Attachai Jintrawet
  • Fanghua Hao
  • Jeffrey Arnold
  • Jimmy Williams
  • José María Bodoque del Pozo
  • Karim Abbaspour
  • Nguyen Kim Loi
  • Manuel Reyes
  • Michael Winchell
  • Nam-Won Kim
  • Nancy Sammons
  • Nicola Fohrer
  • Peter Allen
  • Philip Gassman
  • Raghavan Srinivasan
  • Valentina Krysanova
  • Chris George
  • José Miguel Sanchez Perez