William J. Kirkwood

William (Bill) Kirkwood has been with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) since 1991. Bill has developed a number of vehicles and instruments at MBARI including the remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Tiburon, the autonomous vehicle class (AUV) Dorado and the deep ocean Raman systems (DORISS) to name a few. Bill is also an Adjunct Engineering Professor at Santa Clara University (SCU), working with undergraduate and graduate students since 1999.