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 December: Geminid meteor shower, another Supermoon syracuse.com, newyorkupstate.com
A New Observer's Guide To The August 21st Solar Eclipse NOPL North Syracuse, 100 Trolley Barn Ln
Ying TRSEF 2nd NASA Mini Maker Faire 2014 Onondaga Community College
Ying TRSEF Maker Hall At The Duck Race To End Racism Syracuse Inner Harbor
Upstate NY Stargazing in January: Supermoon, Quadrantids by moonlight, Uranus by binoculars syracuse.com, newyorkupstate.com