Tim Davis

Dr. Tim Davis

timdavi@bgsu.edu

Dr. Tim Davis is Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences at Bowling Green State University (BGSU). He has a Bachelor of Science (Marine Science) with a concentration in Biology in 2004 from Southampton College of Long Island University and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Marine and Atmospheric Science- Conferred in 2009 from Stony Brook University.

The theme of Dr. Davis dissertation was the effects of nutrients, temperature, and zooplankton grazing on toxic and non-toxic strains of the harmful cyanobacterium Microcystis spp.

In 2019, he was awarded the Presidential Gears of Government Awards for pioneering advanced toxin sensor technology to protect U.S. communities from economic and public health impacts of harmful algal blooms.  In 2018 he received the Department of Commerce Gold Medal Award for pioneering advanced toxin sensor technology to protect U.S. communities from economic and public health impacts of harmful algal blooms.

Before his time at BGSU, Dr. Davis was a Research Scientist at the NOAA-Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in  Ann Arbor.

From 2012 – 2014 he was Research Fellow at NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) under Dr. Susan Watson in the Watershed Hydrology and Ecology Research Division, Environment and Climate Change Canada, Canadian Centre for Inland Waters.