Director, WA Node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery, and the Australian International Gravitational Research Centre, University of Western Australia

David Blair is a professor of physics at the University of Western Australia and UWA Node Director, Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Gravitational Wave Discovery (OzGrav).

His work focuses on the methods for the detection of gravitational waves and has developed a niobium wave gravity detector and he developed the first sapphire clock, designed for use in space.

He has won the ANZAAS Medal and the Walter Boas Medal of the Australian Institute of Physics.

Experience

  • –present
    Australian International Gravitational Research Centre (AIGRC), University of Western Australia