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Sanford Awarded Prestigious Chair

10/09/08 Seatlte, WA Tom SanfordTom Sanford, Ph.D. has received a Secretary of the Navy/Chief of Naval Operations Chair of Oceanographic Sciences award for 2008.

The award recognizes Sanford’s reputation as an international leader in the field, the broad support of his research programs across many sponsoring agencies, and his successful collaborations with scientists and engineers to develop instruments and collect field observations.

Sanford is a Principal Oceanographer at the Applied Physics Laboratory and a professor in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. He is also a principal investigator researching salinity measurements using electric fields with the Center for Coastal Margin Observation and Prediction (CMOP).

The announcement was published in the August 2008 issue of APL NEWS, a newsletter of the Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington. [Read the article]