Cruise People

  • John Delaney
    John Delaney (Chief Scientist, Legs 1 & 2)

    John Delaney has been a passionate tenacious advocate for launching next-generation ocean science and educational capabilities for decades. New a ...

  • Deborah Kelley
    Deborah Kelley (Co-Chief Scientist, Legs 1 & 2)

    Deborah Kelley is a long-time active contributor to the planning and development of the scientific programs and experiments associated with the O ...

  • Giora  Proskurowski
    Giora Proskurowski (Project Scientist, Legs 1 & 2)

    Giora graduated from Amherst College with a chemistry major, but was lured to the earth sciences with the prospects of using chemistry to study d ...

  • Allison Fundis
    Allison Fundis (Science & Education, Legs 1 & 2)

    Allison joined the OOI RSN program in June 2010 as the Education and Public Engagement Liaison and research scientist. She holds a MS in geology ...

  • Mitch Elend
    Mitch Elend (Science Technician, Legs 1 & 2)

    Mitchell Elend is an Oceanographer in the School of Oceanography at the University of Washington. He spent several years in the Coast Guard and i ...

  • Skip Denny
    Skip Denny (OOI-RSN Senior Ocean Engineer, Legs 1 & 2)

    Skip Denny is part of the OOI RSN engineering team at APL's Electronic System Department and has a particular niche for ocean sensors. He has ...

  • Evan Solomon
    Evan Solomon (UW Assistant Professor, Leg 1)

    I am an assistant professor in the Marine Geology & Geophysics group at the School of Oceanography of UW specializing in marine geochemistry ...

  • Robert Morris
    Robert Morris (UW Assistant Professor, Leg 2)

    I am an assistant professor in the Biological Oceanography group in the School of Oceanography at the UW specializing in microbial ecology and me ...

  • Robert Collier
    Robert Collier

    I am a marine biogeochemist, studying chemical processes and fluxes at hydrothermal vents and cold seeps for more than 30 years. During the late ...

  • Leslie Sautter
    Leslie Sautter (College of Charleston Professor, Leg 2)

    Leslie has been teaching marine geology at the College of Charleston for nearly two decades and has a background in paleoceanography. She is dire ...

  • Cody Youngbull
    Cody Youngbull (ASU Research Professor, Leg 2)

    Cody Youngbull is an experimental physicist working on deep ocean robotic systems and sensors. Currently a research professor in the Center for B ...

  • Tim Crone
    Tim Crone (Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory, Leg 2)

    I am a marine geophysicist studying the hydrology of mid-ocean ridge hydrothermal systems. One of my main interests is the interplay between phys ...

  • Ed McNichol
    Ed McNichol (Video Project Manager, Legs 1 & 2)

    Ed McNichol is a video technology and communications professional with 28 years of global experience. He has designed and built sophisticated sol ...

  • David Dyer
    David Dyer

    Dave Dyer recently joined APL and will be working in the Ocean Engineering group, and will be acting as the DARPA engineer for the Vents project. ...

  •  Alden Denny
    Alden Denny (Graduate Student, Legs 1 & 2)

    Is a graduate student working for Dr. Deborah Kelley at the University of Washington. Prior to UW he received his BS in geology from Western Wash ...

  • Monica Riess
    Monica Riess (Graduate Student, Legs 1 & 2)

    I am a second year graduate student in the Oceanography department at the University of Washington this fall studying with Deborah Kelley. I comp ...

  • Likhi Ondov
    Likhi Ondov

    I am currently undergrad majoring in both Electrical Engineering and Oceanography and the University of Washington. The first four years of my st ...

  • Derek Brady
    Derek Brady

    Derek Brady is a Junior at the UW in the School of Aquatic sciences and Fisheries (SAFS) with an emphasis on Marine Biology. He has just recently ...

  • Ann Bauer
    Ann Bauer

    I am an undergraduate in the Earth & Space Sciences and French & Italian Studies programs at UW. My research experience thus far has been ...

  • Sam Monk
    Sam Monk

    My name’s Sam Monk, I’m the oceanography exchange student here at the University of Washington from Southampton, England. I’ve ...

  • Martha James
    Martha James

    Martha James grew up in Port Angeles, WA where the ocean continually fascinated her and eventually inspired her to further her education in the m ...

  • Craig Joseph
    Craig Joseph

    I graduated with a B.S. in geology from West Virginia University and am currently a masters student in the College of Oceanographic and Atmospher ...

  • Peter Kannberg
    Peter Kannberg

    Peter Kannberg is a graduate student at Oregon State University. First introduced to methane hydrates while sailing as a technician aboard the JO ...

  • Jordan Yaron
    Jordan Yaron

    I am a graduate student in the Biological Design PhD program at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University in Tempe, Arizona. I received ...

  • David Ganger
    David Ganger

    David Ganger is an undergraduate researcher in the Center for Biosignatures Discovery Automation, Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University ...

  • Hugo Solis
    Hugo Solis

    Hugo Solís García (1976, México City) is a New Media artist that works in Seattle and Mexico City. He is currently finishing ...

  • Diane Perry
    Diane Perry

    My name is Diane Perry. I am an undergraduate in the University of Washington’s School of Oceanography. Hailing from the historic town of F ...

  • Brett Dennis-Duke
    Brett Dennis-Duke

    Brett Dennis-Duke has been in love with ocean sciences since she was a little girl. She received her undergraduate degree in geology and is now l ...

  • Lim Yih En
    Lim En

    When I first enrolled in University of Washington, I had never thought of joining the program of Oceanography. So, here is the riddle: what made ...

  • Carla Stapleton
    Carla Stapleton

    I am a second-year undergraduate studying Chemistry and Oceanography at the University of Washington. As a Colorado native, I love the outdoors a ...

  • Katherine Turner
    Katherine Turner

    bio coming soon...

  • Carlos Sanchez
    Carlos Sanchez

    This award-winning photographer balances his artistic vision with a solid knowledge of the craft. Carlos is an expert at one of the most challeng ...

  • Joe Butler
    Joe Butler

    Joe is a Senior Undergraduate Student at Arizona State University. His course of study is in Electrical Engineering with an emphasis in microwave ...

  • John Johansen
    John Johansen

    John Johansen is currently a Graduate Research Assistant in the Electrical Engineering Department at Arizona State University under the direction ...

  • Dana Yoerger
    Dana Yoerger

    Dr. Dana Yoerger is a Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution where he supervises the research and academic program of gradu ...

  • Al Duester
    Al Duester

    bio coming soon...

  • Andy Billings
    Andy Billings

    bio coming soon...

  • Jordan Stanway
    Jordan Stanway

    Jordan Stanway is a graduate student in the Deep Submergence Laboratory. He will be working with the Sentry Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV), ...

  • Tito Collasius
    Tito Collasius

    Alberto (Tito) Collasius Jr. is a senior engineering assistant in the Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering Department at the Woods Hole Oceanogr ...

  • James Varnum
    James Varnum

    bio coming soon...

  • Scott Hansen
    Scott Hansen

    bio coming soon...

  • Robert Waters
    Robert Waters

    I am an Independent EE Contractor for WHOI. I pilot and the ROV Jason and Deep Submersible Alvin. When not working on WHOI projects I design firm ...

  • Jonathan Howland
    Jonathan Howland

    bio coming soon...

  • Dara Scott
    Dara Scott

    Dara has a degree in Physics from the National University of Ireland Galway and worked in the medical diagnostic field for a number of years befo ...

  • Casey Agee
    Casey Agee

    bio coming soon...

  • Casey Machado
    Casey Machado

    bio coming soon...

  • Scott McCue
    Scott McCue

    As data manager for the National Deep Submergence Facility at WHOI, Scotty works with the data gathering systems of Jason, Sentry, and Alvin as w ...

  • Carl Kaiser
    Carl Kaiser

    Carl Kaiser is a mechanical engineer who joined the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in June 2010 after working for Agilent Technologies&rsqu ...