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Timothy Kane

Timothy Kane

Senior Engineering Assistant II

Geology & Geophysics

Office Phone: +1 508 289 4861

» Lab/Group Site

WHOI Mailing Address:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 57

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050


Associate Degree in Applied Science of Electronics Technology


Ocean Bottom Seismology (OBS) technician.  Perform tasks associated with deployment and recovery of Broadband and short term seismographs for both active and passive cruises.  Perform  acoustic surveys.  OBS technician skills, electronic design and building of test boxes.  Extensive use of OrCad Schematic Capture.  Work as technical lead on seismic cruises.  Maintain, test, troubleshoot OBS instruments.  (Also experienced in the deployment and recovery of Scripps seismographs.) Component level troubleshooting and repair of Guralp 3Tc sensors.  18 years experience working in R&D group for bio-medical instrumentation company.  Electronics PCB design experience.  Lab experience performing washout studies with bagged human blood.  Field studies using experimental devices in the surgical theater. Skilled automotive and motorcycle  mechanic.  WHOI certified  forklift operator.