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Instrument Engineer

MS, 1983, Stony Brook University

Instrument Laboratory Webpage


Tom Wilson holds Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the College of William and Mary and a Master of Science Degree in Marine Environmental Sciences from the State University of New York. He has served since 1983 as the engineer and manager of the Instrument Laboratory of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences at Stony Brook University.

Tom’s design credits include over 50 major items of scientific and oceanographic equipment. He is a founding member of the Research Vessel Technical Enhancement Committee of UNOLS, the coordinating organization for the US academic research vessel fleet. He has provided technical support to over 200 research projects at numerous institutions in the US and abroad, including sea time on 11 major research cruises in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Mediterranean.


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Celebrating the Annual Service Awards at Stony Brook University

Photo above: Annual Service Award recipients Paulette Gerber, Nicholas Fisher and Tom Wilson with SoMAS Dean Paul Shepson.On Tuesday March 5, 2019, Stony Brook University President Stanley recognized several SoMAS colleagues at the Annual Service Awards Ceremony in...

Souper Bowl V Defeats Arctic Chill and Remains Undefeated

Souper Bowl V proved more than a match for the icy weather. Thanks to the cooks for providing blasts of delicious warmth to beat back the arctic chill: Betsy Barrows - Chicken Chili Jackie Collier - Is It Vegan? Chili Maureen Murphy - Chocolate Cake and Irish Soda...

SoMAS Celebrates CommUniversity Day

On Saturday, September 22, SoMAS joined many other departments at the University for the 2nd annual campus-wide open house event, CommUniversity Day! With the fantastic weather, SoMAS had a great opportunity to shine and showcase our programs. Our impact...

New Student BBQ 2018

Thank you to everyone who came out to the New Student Barbeque on Friday! It was a humid day, but a great one for a cookout! We went through a whole lot of burgers, hot dogs, veggie burgers and all the fixings! Special thanks to all the volunteers, including: Diane...

Roger Flood’s Retirement Party

SoMAS celebrated Professor Roger Flood's retirement on August 22nd. Photos taken by Malcolm Bowman are available on Google Photos.

Celebrating SoMAS Dean Larry Swanson

The School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences, along with guests (and SoMAS Alums) from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, were joined by Stony Brook University Provost Michael Bernstein to celebrate Dean Larry Swanson, whose...

SoMAS Convocation 2018

Congratulations to our graduates!  The annual SoMAS Convocation occurred on Friday, May 18, 2018 at the Student Activities Center auditorium. Students gathered with their friends and family and SoMAS faculty and staff to celebrate the completion of their journey at...

SoMAS Shines at Earthstock

SoMAS had great, enthusiastic participation at Earthstock this year.  Thank you to everyone at SoMAS who helped with the event in some way: Interim Dean Larry Swanson kicked the week off with his lecture, “Dredging Stony Brook Harbor,” at the Three Village Historical...

SoMAS Announces Battle of the Bands

This is the 2018 April Fool's gag for the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences.  While we are not currently planning any concerts, we aren't ruling anything out! April 1st, 2018.  STONY BROOK, NY.   - In an effort to raise money and close budgetary...

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