Dr. Ralf Bachmayer is the Canada Research Chair in Ocean Technology at Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador. In June 2010 he opened the Autonomous Ocean Systems Laboratory (AOSL) in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science, and is currently supervising five master’s degree students and three doctoral students from Canada, China, and Iran on various projects in Ocean and Naval Architectural Engineering. The lab is equipped with an inspection-class ROV, an unmanned surface vehicle and two Slocum underwater gliders are on loan from the Canadian Centre for Ocean Gliders in Victoria, British Columbia.

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