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Chris Roman
Asst. Professor of Oceanography
Horn 111
401 874 6115

Educational Background

Ph.D., Ocean Engineering
M.S., Mechanical Engineering
B.S., Mechanical Engineering
University of California San Diego
Virgina Tech

Areas of Specialization


My research interests focus on developing sensing systems and methods for acoustic and photographic seafloor mapping. This work involves underwater vehicle mechanical and control system design, navigation data processing, acoustic instrumentation and signal processing, image processing and mapping algorithm development. I also have a joint appointment in the URI Department of Ocean Engineering


  • Modern oceanographic imaging & mapping techniques – OCG 594
  • The Ocean Planet-Section on Ocean Exploration - OCG 110


Please visit my personal/lab page for a complete listing. Thanks.


Member for
7 years 2 weeks