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Dana Yoerger

Senior Scientist

Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Office Phone: +1 508 289 2608

Fax: +1 508 457 2191


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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 07

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


S.B. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1977, Mechanical Engineering
S.M. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979, Mechanical Engineering
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982, Mechanical Engineering

Research Interests

Robotics, applying principles of automation to remotely operated and autonomous underwater vehicles to add capability and ease of use; design of vehicles including the Medea/Jason remotely operated vehicle system and the Autonomous Benthic Explorer, ABE; precise control, navigation and positioning; deep sea observatories.