Person: Justin Fujii

Justin Fujii is a mechanical engineer at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution with a degree in aerospace engineering from the University of California, San Diego. He has worked on vehicles such as the Polar ROV andAlvin, but predominantly spends most of his time working with the AUV Sentry. Justin has participated in a variety of … Continued

Person: Carl Kaiser

Carl Kaiser is a Research Engineer and AUV Operations Manager in Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Person: Gabrielle Weiss

Gabrielle Weiss received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley in Marine Sciences, where she studied particulate inorganic carbon dynamics. She also contributed to the development of an in situ particulate inorganic carbon sensor. Gabrielle is currently a graduate student at the University of Hawaii Manoa, studying trace metals and is in the … Continued

Person: Johanna Hansen

Johanna Hansen is an engineer for the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution’s Deep Submergence Lab. While on the RV Falkor, Johanna will work with the AUV Sentry in close collaboration with both the mechanical and data teams. They will execute the launches, configure Sentry, and manage and process the data collected on dives. When not in … Continued

Person: Michael Ottman

Michael Ottman is a researcher in the laboratory of Dr. Brandy Toner at the University of Minnesota.  The Toner lab focuses on understanding the biogeochemical processes driving iron, sulfur, and arsenic cycling in glacial aquifers in Minnesota. Michael’s work concentrates on sedimentary arsenic and investigating fungal remediation of mine effluent. His role on the Falkor … Continued

Person: Olivier Rouxel

Dr. Olivier Rouxel is a geochemist at theFrench Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (Ifremer) who has dedicated his career to studying metal isotopes in marine environments. Dr. Rouxel defended his PhD in 2002 at the “Institut National Polytechnique de Lorraine”, and, after a postdoctoral appointment at the University of Cambridge in England in 2003, … Continued

Person: Angelos Hannides

Dr. Angelos Hannides is a marine scientist with broad-ranging research interests, varying from benthic ecosystem function, to coastal and deep-sea biodiversity and biogechemical benthic-pelagic coupling. Dr. Hannides has worked on the interaction of chemical conditions and biological processes in marine sediments, as well as other marine habitats including the euphotic zone, river-ocean margins, estuaries, hard … Continued

Person: Kristen Fogaren

Kristen Fogaren is a Ph.D. candidate in the Oceanography Department at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. She received her B.S. in geology from Boston College and graduated with an M.S. in oceanography from the University of Hawaii at Manoa.  Her research focuses on biogeochemical cycling of carbon and nutrients in permeable nearshore sediments. Outside … Continued

Person: Arne Sturm

Arne Sturm is a Biogeochemist specializing in microbial interactions with the deep Biosphere, where redox processes involving iron and manganese are his main focus. Arne has only recently ventured into the field of Oceanography and was prior working in Limnology and Microbial geochemistry studying extreme environments abundant in iron and manganese. To detect the different … Continued

Person: Dana Yoerger

Dr. Dana Yoerger is a Senior Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and a researcher in robotics and unmanned vehicles. He supervises the research and academic program of graduate students studying oceanographic engineering through the MIT/WHOI Joint Program in the areas of control, robotics, and design. Dr. Yoerger has been a key contributor to … Continued