Hans Van Sumeren, CMarTech
Hans Van Sumeren is the Director of the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute at Northwestern Michigan College in Traverse City, Michigan. At NMC he collaboratively developed several new initiatives in water related research and education including associate degrees in both Freshwater Studies and Marine Technology, a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Technology, Offshore ROV Pilot Training credential, and an associate degree in Surveying. Prior to Northwestern Michigan College, Hans worked at the University of Michigan in the Ocean Engineering Laboratory and the Marine Hydrodynamics Laboratories. Hans is the MTS Great Lakes section chair and is also a trustee at large with The Hydrographic Society of America. He completed a BSE and MSE in Naval Architecture and Marine Engineering from the University of Michigan.
Member of the Marine Technology Society