Jezabel received her B.S. in mathematics from Universidad de la Laguna in 2009 and a M.Sc. in mathematics and applications from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid (UAM) in 2010. She received a Ph.D. in mathematics from the Universidad Autónoma de Madrid in 2014. Her Ph.D. work was done under the supervision of Ana M. Mancho at the Instituto de Ciencias Matemáticas, a joint research initiative of Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas and three universities in Madrid (UAM, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid). Her research interests include convection, instabilities and bifurcations, dynamical systems, and numerical methods for problems in geophysical fluid dynamics.
Behzad Ghanbarian-Alavijeh received his B.S. in water engineering from Isfahan University of Technology in 2005 and a M.Sc. in irrigation and drainage from the University of Tehran in 2007. He received his Ph.D. in environmental sciences from Wright State University under the supervision of Allen Hunt in 2014. He is currently working as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering Department, University of Texas at Austin. His research interests include analytical and numerical modeling of fluid flow and solute transport in disordered porous media.
Citation: AGU (2015), Curbelo and Ghanbarian-Alavijeh receive the 2015 Donald L. Turcotte Award, Eos, 96, doi:10.1029/2015EO035601. Published on 21 September 2015.