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Graduate Student Samuel Fung Received AGU Outstanding Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Mr Fung Kung Yip Samuel, who has been selected to receive an Outstanding Student Paper Award from the American Geophysical Union (AGU)! This prestigious award is granted to only the top 5% of student participants at the annual AGU Meeting. An M.Phil. student in the Division of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, Samuel also obtained his B.Sc. degree from our Earth System Science Programme. His AGU presentation in the 2017 New Orleans meeting was entitled "Comparing the urbanization and global warming impacts on extreme rainfall characteristics in Southern China Pearl River Delta megacity based on dynamical downscaling", coauthored with Professor Francis Tam and Dr. Ziqian Wang (SYSU).