Fereidoun Rezanezhad of the Ecohydrology Research Group is a recipient of a Water Institute Seed Grant. The Water Institute launched its Seed Grant Program in November 2014, with the aim to facilitate international collaborations and encourage the development of joint research proposals. In the first round of the new program, six projects are being funded, including the project entitled “Capacity building in hydrobiogeophysics (HBGP) at the University of Waterloo” submitted by Fereidoun Rezanezhad. Co-investigators of the project are Philippe Van Cappellen, Tony Endres, Lingling Wu, Jonathan Price and Trevor Charles from University of Waterloo. The international collaborators on the project are Alex Furman from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, and Estella Atekwana from Oklahoma State University.