Faculty Appointment and Promotions

Aug 14 2018

Faculty Appointment and Promotions


It is with great pleasure that we announce the recent advancement of three of our faculty members, in recognition of their contribution to scientific scholarship and the goals of WDRC.


Dr. Matthew McCabe

Promoted from Associate Professor to Full Professor

Matt focuses on issues related to water security, climate change impacts, agricultural water use, water resources monitoring and modeling, and the novel use of technologies for enhanced Earth system observation.

Dr. Pei-Ying Hong

Promoted from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor

Pei-Ying’s research program aims to encourage the use of treated wastewater for various reuse purposes, particularly for agricultural irrigation.

Dr. NorEddine Ghaffour

Appointed as Full Professor

NorEddine’s research work focuses on reducing the cost of desalination by improving the performance of the existing desalination technologies and developing innovative low-energy desalination processes.

Let us all congratulate them on this important milestone in their career!