Research, Adjunct, and Associate Graduate Faculty
Scientists from a variety of organizations participate in the DMS research and graduate programs, thereby expanding our course offerings as well as the types of research our students can be involved in.
ADJUNCT AND ASSOCIATE GRADUATE FACULTY
Cheryl Ann Blain, Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1994. Ocean dynamics. Naval Research Laboratory.
Kevin B. Briggs, Ph.D., University of Miami, 1994. Geological and biological effects on sound scattering from the sea floor; underwater photogrammetry. Naval Research Laboratory.
Chris J. Byrne, Ph.D., Florida State University, 1980. Environmental chemistry, trace organic analysis, trace metal analysis. Environmental Protection Agency.
Laodong Guo, Ph.D., Chemical Oceanography, Texas A&M University, 1995
Christopher E. Parrish, Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2007.
Full-waveform lidar, 3D object detection, lidar data representation, sensor
calibration, digital imaging sensors, shoreline mapping, airport
obstruction surveying, and sensor fusion. US Department of Commerce,
Chung-Chu Teng, Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1986. Marine measurement systems, statistical and data analysis, ocean surface waves, hydrodynamics of marine structures. NOAA National Data Buoy Center.
Alan D. Weidemann, Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1985. Optical oceanography; propagation of ultraviolet, visible, and near-IR electromagnetic radiant energy in oceanic environments. Naval Research Laboratory.
Kenneth E. Barbor. Rear Admiral (retired), M.S., Naval Postgraduate School, 1978. Director, USM Hydrographic Science Research Center. Hydrographic surveying, technology research and development in hydrography and electronic charting, oceanography and meteorology.
Xiaogang Chen, Ph.D.,University of Southern Mississippi, 2000. Research Scientist. Phytoplankton physiological ecology, primary production, algal mass culture for alternative fuels.
Emanuel Coelho, Ph.D., Naval Postgraduate School, 1994. Research Professor. Operational oceanography and observation networks, specifically uncertainty analysis and study of alternatives to operational oceanography and meteorology products.
Dr. Antoine Cottin, Ph.D., Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique,
centre Eau, Terre et Environnement, 2008. Research Scientist. Development of geological mapping and sedimentological monitoring processes and applications from bathymetric LiDAR technology.
Richard W. Faas, Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1964. Senior Research Scientist. Physical and mechanical properties of fine-grained marine and estuarine sediments.
Kjell Gundersen, Ph.D., Southampton University, UK, 1999. Assistant Research Professor. Primary productivity and respiration, cyanobacteria, coastal biogeochemistry, ocean observation.
Xiaobiao Xu, Ph.D., University of Miami, 2006. Post-doctoral Research Associate. The simulation of dense water overflows associated with thermohaline circulations in high resolution, large-scale ocean models.