Journal of Coastal Research (JCR) Editorial Board Member, Professor Hans Hanson, receives a gold medal from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia
On June 16th, 2015, one of our Journal of Coastal Research (JCR) Editorial Board Members, Professor Hans Hanson (Lund University, Lund, Sweden) received a gold medal from His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf and Her Majesty Queen Silvia for "Meritorious Contributions Concerning Erosion Problems." Professor Hanson was one out of 33 recipients from all sectors of the Swedish society to attend this annual award ceremony.
Professor Hanson initiated the research field of Coastal Engineering in Sweden in 1976 and has since then educated more than 1,500 students about coastal processes. Many of them are now working in municipalities, agencies, consultant companies, and universities in Sweden and around the world. Professor Hanson was the main developer of the 1-line model GENESIS, with thousands of users and project applications worldwide. He has published more that 250 papers and reports.
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