UNM Distinguished Professor Yemane Asmerom elected as an AGU Fellow

Posted: September 19, 2022

University of New Mexico Distinguished Professor Yemane Asmerom was elected as an American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) Fellow. He joined 53 other individuals from around the world in the 2022 Class of Fellows.  

Since 1962, the AGU Union Fellows Committee has selected less than 0.1% of members as new Fellows. AGU, a nonprofit organization that supports 130,000 enthusiasts to experts worldwide in Earth and space sciences, annually recognizes a select number of individuals as part of its Honors and Recognition program.

Asmerom was selected because he made outstanding achievements and contributions by pushing forward the frontiers of our science. In particular, he is being recognized for his seminal contributions to the study of climate change. He also embodies AGU’s vision of a thriving, sustainable, and equitable future powered by discovery, innovation, and action. Equally important is that he conducted himself with integrity, respect, and collaboration while creating deep engagement in education, diversity, and outreach. Asmerom’s research interests range from the study of climate and sea level change to the evolution of the solid earth and early solar system utilizing radiogenic isotopes.  


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