NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
Research focused on ocean color remote sensing since 1998. Specialization in in situ optics and radiometry, as well as ocean color product algorithm development in both optically complex and turbid coastal environments and global oceans.
1998 B.S. in Physics with a Concentration in Astronomy
University of Charleston, Magna Cum Laude
2010 PhD. in Oceanography
University of Connecticut
2018-present Visiting Research Scientist, USRA@ NASA GSFC
2011-2014 Postdoctoral Research Scientist, SSAI @ NASA GSFC
2004-2010 Research and Teaching Assistant, UConn
2001-2002 Physical Scientist, JHT @ NOAA CCEHBR
1998-2001 Physical Scientist, REMSA/TPMC @ NOAA CSC
2014-2018: Captain, Circumnavigation of the world under sail on a 41 foot (12.5 m) traditionally styled ketch with layovers in 24 countries.