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Instrument Engineer

MS, 1983, Stony Brook University

wilsontomthomas.wilson@stonybrook.edu

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.

Presentations

TedXSBU Talk, For The Record

SoMAS Participates in Inaugural CommUniversity Event

With excerpts from Campus and Community Celebrate First CommUniversity Day on SBU Happenings, September 26, 2017. Stony Brook University launched a new campus tradition, CommUniversity Day, on Saturday, September 23, 2017. On a beautiful fall day, more than 200...

SoMAS at SUBMERGE 2017

Sixteen volunteers did an outstanding job representing SoMAS and Stony Brook University at the SUBMERGE festival in Manhattan on Saturday September 16, 2017. Five tables of onshore exhibits informed and entertained the thousands of attendees on topics including effect...

New Student BBQ 2017

Many thanks to the people who helped with New Student BBQ this past Friday.  Interim Dean Larry Swanson noted that "the food, decorations, and weather were great, and we had a very good turnout.  This is a wonderful SoMAS tradition and one of the highlights of the...

SoMAS Celebrates Earthstock 2017

Earthstock, the Stony Brook University annual celebration of Earth Day, has been an annual tradition for years.  This year, in honor of our 50th Anniversary, SoMAS had a very significant presence at the event. On Monday April 17th, New York State Assemblyman Steve...

Souper Bowl III Raises Funds, Feeds Appetites

Souper Bowl III was another succulent success, raising $401.25 for the Nuria Protopopescu Memorial Fund. Congratulations and thanks to all the competitors: Jennifer Barton - roast cauliflower and garlic. Christina Heilbrun - lentil. Kim Knoll - crab bisque. Steve...

SoMAS 2016 Retrospective Banquet

Many thanks for those that joined us on December 14, 2016 for our Holiday Retrospective with great food and people. The highlight was when Santa arrived and the little ones all got a ride with him. A special thank you to those who helped organize the event including...

SoMAS and the R/V Seawolf attend SUBMERGE 2016

Great crowds attended the second annual SUBMERGE festival at Hudson River Park's Pier 26.  The event was hosted by Hudson River Park and the New York Hall of Science and SoMAS was there to participate!  Over 6000 people were in attendance! David Bowman, Jason...

New Student BBQ 2016

Many thanks to the faculty, staff and graduate students who came out for the 2016 New Student BBQ!  Great weather and fantastic set up and preparation by the volunteers helped keep the lines short and everyone well fed.  Interim Dean Larry Swanson commented that the...

R/V Seawolf Cruises With University of West Indies Students

For several years now, SUNY has had a partnership with the University of the West Indies (UWI) to further collaborative research and instruction by teams of faculty members from both institutions.  As part of that collaboration Dr. Brad Peterson (SUNY) and Dayne Buddo...

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