Ruth Curry, BIOS

Ruth Curry, Program Leader,

Ruth is an Adjunct Scientist at BIOS and a Senior Research Specialist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Ruth is a physical oceanographer who utilizes modern tools and techniques to better understand the ocean general circulation and its dynamics, the spatial and temporal changes in ocean circulation and water properties, and how these observed changes relate to Earth’s climate system. She has worked in the North Atlantic Ocean for three decades, and launched MAGIC at BIOS in 2014.

David Aragon, BIOS

David Aragon, Glider Operational and Technical Support,

David is a Marine Technician at Rutgers University’s Coastal Ocean Observation Laboratory (RU-COOL) where he works as part of a team to pilot, manage, and maintain the university’s extensive glider fleet. For BIOS, David provides technical advice and assistance for MAGIC’s glider operations. He assists in the preparation of the gliders for deployment; troubleshoots problems and makes repairs; and assists in piloting and monitoring the gliders during their missions. David holds a bachelor’s degree in electrical computer engineering from Rutgers University, and has worked for RU-COOL since 2006. He has worked with Ruth Curry as a consultant on MAGIC since the program’s inception in 2014.

Bruce Williams, Laboratory Operations Technician,

Bruce provides general technical support to MAGIC, helping to ensure that the facility is well equipped and operating properly in order to maintain glider operations.

Nadia Cohen

Nadia Cohen, 2017 BIOS Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) intern