Led by Charley Driscoll, EMPOWER is a team of over 50 people, including the leadership team, affiliated faculty, staff, graduate students, and external advisors. Browse our full directory below, which includes the leadership team and our graduate student trainees, or check out the information about our affiliated faculty and external advisors.
Gaired JordanM.S., Civil & Environmental Engineering
Gaired earned his Bachelor of Science in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University in 2016. Following that, he worked for Union County, North Carolina as a water resource engineer. His primary role in that position was to direct water conservation efforts for the county. In fall 2018, he began study with David Chandler in Syracuse University’s Civil & Environmental Engineering program to further his understanding of storm water management and green infrastructure. He currently works with Caitlin Eger, researching the efficiency of green infrastructure in preventing runoff. He is also focusing on the effectiveness of renewable energy.