Joshua Smith

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Joshua Smith


Joshua Smith is a Professor of Physics at California State University Fullerton and the Dan Black Director of the Nicholas and Lee Begovich Center for Gravitational-Wave Physics and Astronomy. He is an experimental physicist with a focus on optics and interferometry. He played an important role in the interpretation of LIGO's first discovery of gravitational waves from merging black holes and is a Deputy Director of the next-generation gravitational-wave detector project Cosmic Explorer.