In 2015, the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) observed the first detection of gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime created by the cataclysmic collision of two black holes. The Syracuse University Gravitational Wave Group played a leading role in this…
Cliff Davidson Named Distinguished Lecturer by National Association
Cliff Davidson, Thomas and Colleen Wilmot Chair in Engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, has been named the 2020-21 Distinguished Lecturer by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).
Each year, the Distinguished Lecturer is selected by the Lecturers Committee of the AEESP, in recognition of their excellence as both a researcher and educator and their ability to give engaging presentations to members of the environmental engineering community and the general public.
“It is a tremendous honor to be selected for this role by the AEESP,” says Davidson. “I’m greatly looking forward to interacting with my colleagues at these colleges and universities.”
Davidson expects to visit around 20 universities over during the 2020-21 academic year.