Clarkson Excellence in Research in Scholarship Award goes to Prof. Erath
POTSDAM -- Byron Erath, an associate professor of mechanical and aeronautical engineering in Clarkson University's Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, has been honored with the Clarkson Excellence in Research in Scholarship Award. Prof. Erath was chosen for his work in the area of voiced speech production. His research provides insights into the diagnosis, treatment, surgical intervention and remediation of vocal pathologies.
He was hired in 2012 and was promoted to associate professor in 2018.He has published 25 papers in archival journals, made over 50 conference presentations and has brought in nearly $900,000 in funding from various agencies, including the National Science Foundation and National Institutes of Health.
Erath also manages undergraduate student projects that aim to develop rehabilitative and assistive devices to aid laryngectomized individuals with common tasks of daily life. Multiple projects have been recognized as a top-six finalist at a national design competition, including first place in 2017.