Imhoff Selects 2020-2021 Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturers

ESSIC Visiting Senior Research Scientist Marc Lee Imhoff, who currently Chairs the Sigma Xi’s Distinguished Lecturer Program, recently presided over the selection of the next Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecturer Cohort for 2020-2022. This honor, which is presented to outstanding individuals at the leading edge of science, provides an opportunity for fellow Sigma Xi members, students, and the public at large to engage experts in their area of expertise.

As a researcher, Imhoff investigates the use of Earth observations, data acquisition systems, models, and tools for addressing challenges created by the interaction of human and natural systems.  His past appointments have included serving as a scientist and Deputy Director at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute. He was also Project Scientist for TERRA – NASA Earth Observing System AM-1 Mission at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center.

Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society is the international honor society of science and engineering.

The 2020-2022 Distinguished Leaders will be announced later this year.  Previous lecturers selected can be found on the Sigma Xi website.