Soroosh Sorooshian, Distinguished Professor of civil and environmental engineering at UC Irvine, has been selected as the 2009 Walter Orr Roberts Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Sciences by the American Meteorological Society. Sorooshian earned the honor for “bridging the interdisciplinary gap between hydrology, meteorology and remote sensing.” The award recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the understanding of atmospheric processes through multidisciplinary research.