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James Kinsey James Kinsey
Associate Scientist
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Office Phone: +1 508 289 3470
jkinsey@whoi.edu

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WHOI Mailing Address:
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
266 Woods Hole Rd.
MS# 07
Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Education

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD USA, 2006
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD USA, 2002
B.E. Mechanical Engineering, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, NY USA, 1998

Research Statement

The development of novel parameter identification and state estimation techniques for nonlinear systems, with a focus on systems related to underwater robotics and oceanography. My research employs the methodology of: (i) collaborating with the engineering and oceanographic community to identify relevant state estimation and parameter identification problems; (ii) applying my background in systems theory, sensors, and oceanography to develop novel analytical solutions to these problems; and (iii) experimentally implementing these methodologies to advance the capabilities of underwater robots or improve our knowledge of oceanographic processes. Projects include the development of in-situ calibration techniques for navigation sensor calibration, dynamic model-based nonlinear state estimators for underwater robot navigation, and exploiting advances in underwater vehicle navigation to obtain fine spatial resolution gravity maps.

Affiliations

Visiting Research Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University.

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