August 4, 2015
Aaron Young, survey geologist in the School of Natural Resources, has been named the recipient of the IANR 2015 second quarter Outstanding Employee Award.
Young conducts applied research on geology and groundwater in Nebraska. He manages the statewide groundwater level monitoring program and provides analysis of geologic and groundwater level data to diverse audiences. He has enhanced and expanded the program by incorporating real-time monitoring, revising the Web portal and creating new products for the public. Young is also a coauthor of the 3rd edition of the Nebraska Groundwater Atlas, which was published in the fall of 2013.
“Aaron is a hardworking individual whose dedication to his work reflects highly and positively on IANR, the School of Natural Resources and the Conservation and Survey Division,” one of Young’s supporters wrote. “In addition to his efforts to do his job effectively, Aaron is always willing to contribute in any way he can from serving on committees to taking service calls to help and educate our clientele.”
Young will receive a cash award, a certificate and lapel pin.