Western Kentucky University Professor Receives Award from China’s Ministry of Science

Professor Chris Groves of Western Kentucky University received the “Friendship Award” from China’s Ministry of Science for his work on water resources in poor regions. This award is only given to foreign experts who contribute to teh country’s economic and social progress.

Groves, who has traveled to China 39 times over 25 years to help solve problems with water resources in the poor southwest rural regions, was also the recipient of China’s International Cooperation in Science and Technology Award in 2017.