Damian Allis is a quantum chemist by profession, a drummer by practice, and an amateur astronomer at heart.
He currently directs a Syracuse-based amateur astronomy group dedicated to outreach through lectures and viewing events. He is also a member of several other Central New York clubs (Kopernik Astronomical Society, Mohawk Valley Astronomical Society, the Astronomy Section of the Rochester Academy of Science) and encourage any and all to support their local societies through membership! Damian also volunteers his time at the Museum of Science and Technology (The MOST) in Syracuse.
During the day (and overcast nights), he's a Research Professor of Chemistry at Syracuse University, Research Fellow with the Forensic and National Security Sciences Institute, bioinformaticist, and independent researcher in an international nanotechnology consortium.
Past Events Hosted By This Ambassador:
Upstate NY stargazing in September: Cassini's end and morning planet delights syracuse.com, newyorkupstate.com
Dr. King Weekend Mini Maker Faire CNY 2014 Le Moyne College Recreation Cntr
Upstate NY Stargazing in January: Supermoon, Quadrantids by moonlight, Uranus by binoculars syracuse.com, newyorkupstate.com
Upstate NY stargazing in October: Prominent constellations of summer and winter visible on Autumn nights syracuse.com, newyorkupstate.com
Ying TRSEF 2nd NASA Mini Maker Faire 2014 Onondaga Community College