Awards & Honors Recognized

DRI is dedicated to promoting research and technology toward the economic diversification of Nevada as well as growing industrial support for Nevada's academic research and development activities. We believe that it is important to highlight these efforts as widely as possible both within and outside Nevada.

To recognize the importance of these achievements, DRI promotes the following awards and honors to individuals showing exemplary dedication:

Dandini Medal of Science Award
Maki Chair of Hydrologic Sciences
President's Medal
The Desert Research Institute Annual Convocation
Wagner Medal of Excellence for DRI Scholars in the Early Stages of Career Development
Wagner Memorial Award for Women in Atmospheric Sciences