Below is a quick summary of my professional background. My full CV is available here (PDF).
B.S. Virginia Tech 1996: Ocean Engineering
Ph.D. University of Miami, 1996: Meteorology and Physical Oceanography
Short Course in Underwater Acoustics and Signal Processing, Penn State University, 2006
Advanced Certificate for Executives in Management, Innovation, and Technology, MIT/Sloan, 2015
Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation, MIT/Sloan, 2015
U.S. DOE Global Change Fellow, 1992-1995
Postdoctoral Fellow, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1996-1998
Assistant Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 1998-2002
Associate Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2002-2006
Tenured Associate Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, 2006-2014
Chief Technology Officer, Horizon Marine, Inc., 2013-2015
Chief Scientist, Nortek, 2015-2016
President, 43Squid LLC, 2015-present
Principal Scientist, Remote Sensing Solutions, Inc., 2016-present
Chief Science Officer, Seatrec, Inc., 2016-present
Participant in 40 major oceanographic research cruises over 25 years, 15 as Chief Scientist
Author or co-author of 39 refereed journal articles, 71 conference presentations, 14 tech reports
Associate Editor, AMS Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology (2006-2010)
Editor, AMS Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology (2010-2015)
I was trained as an engineer and an oceanographer. Most of my career has involved applying novel observational techniques to study the physics and biology of the ocean. I'm also a sailor, a diver, a pilot, and the father of two teenagers.
It only feels like I work all the time. If there were no mortgage to pay or college tuition to worry about, you'd probably find me on a small boat or in a small airplane. You might possibly find me fishing, or diving, or (when not injured or lazy) running. Which is good, because I enjoy cooking almost as much as I enjoy eating. And I really enjoy eating.
Oceanographer | Engineer | Innovator