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Bruce L. Rhoads
Bruce L. Rhoads

Bruce L. Rhoads, a professor of geography and geographic information science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, been elected a 2016 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was honored “for distinguished contributions to physical geography and fluvial geomorphology, particularly for defining flow and sediment dynamics of stream confluences and river meanders.” According to his university profile, Rhoads has worked on the fluvial dynamics of streams in the Midwest for over 30 years.

Rhoads earned a bachelor’s from Shippensburg University and a master’s from Michigan State University. He completed his doctorate at Arizona State University.