Jorg Imberger, Univ of Western Australia, Univ College London; RSMAS, Univ of Miami
Jörg Imberger received his PhD, in 1970, from UCB at 28 years of age and became Australia’s youngest full professor at 35. His research interest are in environmental engineering as applied to catchments rivers, lakes, estuaries and coastal seas. He main focus is on motions and mixing in these domains in response to both natural and anthropogenic forcing and the coupling of aquatic ecological systems with the transport and mixing processes. Recently he has also investigated the role of global warming on aquatic systems and looked at strategies for sustaining functionality of aquatic systems in a changing world. He started, this research focus, immediately after his Post Doc experience at CALTECH, when he returned to UWA where founded the Centre for Water Research and where he started the first environmental undergraduate engineering course.
He is a Fellow of 10 International Academies and the recipient of 30 major honours including the Onassis International Prize, the Stockholm Water Prize and Member of the Order of Australia. He has published 5 books, with two further in preparation, contributed to 19 books and has published 275 journals papers. Google Scholar lists him with 23,247 citations and an h-Index of 69. He is a Fellow of 10 International Academies and the recipient of 30 major honours including the Onassis International Prize, the Stockholm Water Prize, Member of the Order of Australia and WA Citizen of the Year 1996 (Professions). Google Scholar credits him with 24,870 citations and an h-Indexof 72.As a consultant, advising on waterrelate projects he ha been active in over 50 countries, around the world.