Teams

The project is funded by the Northern Arabian Sea Circulation Autonomously Researched (NASCar) Initiative of the Office of Naval Research (ONR). Researchers from the University of Notre Dame Environmental Fluid Dynamics Group (EFD), the Office of Naval Research (ONR), National Aquatic Resources Research and Development Agency (NARA), and Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) are all working on this project in Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and the United States.

USA Team

  • Dr. Byron Blomquist (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/CIRES)
  • Mr. Edward Creegan (Army Research Laboratory)
  • Mr. Patrick Conry (University of Notre Dame)
  • Mr. Scott Coppersmith (University of Notre Dame)
  • Dr. Chris Hocut (Army Research Laboratory, University of Notre Dame)
  • Mr. Scott Katz ((University of California San Diego, Scripps)
  • Professor Laura Sandra Leo (University of Notre Dame)
  • Dr. Ben McCall (Army Research Laboratory)
  • Dr. Eric Terrill (University of California San Diego, Scripps)
  • Dr. Yansen Wang (Army Research Laboratory)
  • Dr. Chat Williamson (Army Research Laboratory)

Seychelles Team

Seychelles Team
  • Mr. Marco Francis (Chairman, Better Life Foundation and Chairman of the Seychelles Chamber of Commerce)
  • Miss Selma Francis (Better Life Foundation)
  • Mr. Alain Decomarmond (Ministry of Environment and Energy)
  • Mr. Vincent Amelie (National Meteorological Services)
  • Mr. Gerard Bijoux (National Meteorological Services)
  • Mr. Nelson Lalande (National Meteorological Services)
  • Mr. Selvan Pillay (National Meteorological Services)

US Visiting Team

  • Mr. Patrick Conry (University of Notre Dame)
  • Dr. Byron Blomquist (NOAA)
  • Dr. Ben McCall (Army Research Laboratory)
  • Dr. Yansen Wang (Army Research Laboratory)

Singapore Team

Singapore Team
  • Dr. Chien Wang (Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling, SMART, Singapore National University, PI)
  • Dr. Leslie Norford (Center for Environmental Sensing and Modeling, SMART, Singapore National University, Co-PI)
  • Dr. Santo V. Salinas (Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing, National University of Singapore)
  • Lik Khian YEO (Singapore National University, Graduate Student)

US Visiting Team

  • Dr. Laura Leo (University of Notre Dame)
  • Mr. Edward Creegan (Army Research Laboratory)

Sri Lanka Team

Sri Lanka Team1
  • Mr. Priyantha Jinadasa (National Aquatic Resources Research Agency, NARA, Principal Investigator)
  • Mr. Upul Adikari (National Aquatic Resources Research Agency, NARA)
  • Mr. Lalith Chandrapala (Director General, Department of Meteorology)
  • Dr. H.B. Jayasiri ((National Aquatic Resources Research Agency, NARA)
  • Dr. Zubair Lareef (Institute of Postgraduate Studies, University of Peradeniya)
  • Mr. Ajith Weerawadena (Director, Department of Meteorology)

US Visiting Team

  • Dr. Laura Leo (University of Notre Dame)
  • Dr. Chris Hocut (University of Notre Dame and Army Research Laboratory)

Consultants and Contacts

Logistics Consultant

  • Mr. David Anderson (Proteqcorp.com)

Technical Contacts

  • Ms. Marta Nelson (Radiometrics Inc.)