Professor Tim Byrne receives award at FACET Conference in Taiwan.

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UConn Professor Tim Byrne shakes hands with Minister of Science and Technology’s Dr. Jyuo-min Shyu, as Professor Byrne accepts an award of honor for organizing the FACET 2015 Conference that was held on May 28th through June 2nd in Taipei, Taiwan.  The FACET (Feedbacks and Coupling Among Climate, Erosion, and Tectonics) Conference was attended by over 200 Taiwan and American scientists and included 3 days of meetings in Taipei and 2 days of field trips.  Over 40 North American scientists received support through an NSF Grant awarded to Byrne and Dr. Crespi that supported travel to the meeting, housing, meals, and field trip expenses.  The Conference was a great success!

Read more about the FACET Conference.