WHOI  WHOI People  

Profile

Dr. Albert J. Williams 3rd

Scientist Emeritus

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2725

Fax: +1 508 457 2194

awilliams@whoi.edu

» CV

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 12

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050

Education

B.A. Swarthmore College, 1962, Physics
Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, 1969, Physics

Research Interests

Ocean mixing processes; boundary layer measurements and modeling; sediment/fluid interaction; oceanographic instrumentation.

Research Statement

My office work involves conferences, symposia, and workshops for OES/IEEE; soliciting abstracts, reviewing them, organizing the meetings, and publishing the papers. I present about four papers a year on current measurments at these myself. I also continue to develop current measuring instrumentation and occasionally deploy my instruments for local water observations.

Personal Statement

I enjoy travel with my wife, Isabelle, sailing on Shadowfax, my 50 year old wooden sloop, and gardening. At home I have two businesses: Oceanographic Instrument Systems making bottom finder pingers, acoustic transponders, and acoustic command releases; and Nobska Development making and selling acoustic current meters.

Affiliations

Oceanic Engineering Society of IEEE
American Meteorology Society
American Geophysical Union
Oceanography Society

Awards

IEEE Fellow 2005
IEEE Senior Member 2003
OES/IEEE Distinguished Technical Achievement Award 2000

[back]