Professor Derek Sawyer Selected as National Academies Gulf Research Program Fellow

October 3, 2019

Professor Derek Sawyer Selected as National Academies Gulf Research Program Fellow

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Professor Derek Sawyer has been selected as a National Academies Gulf Research Program Early Career Research fellow. Professor Sawyer's research focuses on natural hazards of submarine landslides, tsunami, earthquakes, and hurricanes, which he examines using a variety of methods, including geophysical data, borehole logs, sedimentary cores, numerical modeling, and physical experiments. Study sites span the range of shallow water coastal environments to deepwater continental margins and sedimentary basins in a range of tectonic settings. Learn more about his research here. Congratulations, Professor Sawyer!