CIMRS Researchers

This page is a tribute to the numerous researchers that have contributed to CIMRS outcomes, with a focus on contributions during the last decade. Their dedication to advancing our understanding of marine resources has contributed significantly to CIMRS' overall impact on the West Coast and globally.

THEME: MARINE ECOSYSTEM AND HABITAT

OSU RESEARCH STAFF 

 

Michael Banks, Professor, Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station and Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, CAS

Caren Barcelo, GRA, CEOAS

Tamara Baumberger, Assistant Professor, CIMRS

Jeffery Beeson, Assistant Professor, CIMRS

Bill Chadwick, Academic Appt, Reserch, CIMRS

Francis Chan, Professor Integrative Biology, COS, Director, CIMRS

Lorenzo Ciannelli, Professor, CEOAS

Flaxen Conway, Professor, Director Marine Resource Management (CEOAS) & Professor, CLA 

Louise Copeman, Courtesy Appt , CEOAS/CIMRS 

Daniel Cox, Professor, Civil and Construction Engineering, COE

Elizabeth Daly, Faculty Research Assistant

Xiuning Du, Research Associate 

Steven Dundas, Assistant Professor, Applied Economics, CAS

Bob Embly, Academic Appt., CIMRS

Jennifer Fisher, Senior Faculty Research Assistant

Sally Hacker, Professor, Integrative Biology, COS

Dave Jacobson, Faculty Research Assistant, COMES, F&W, CAS 

Michael Kent, Professor Microbiology & Biomedical Sciences, CAS

David Kling, Assistant Professor, Applied Economics, CAS

David Lewis, Associate Professor, Applied Economics, CAS

Haru Matsumoto, Academic Appt, CIMRS

David Mellinger, Professor, CIMRS

Jessica Miller, Associate Prof, OSU Fisheries and Wildlife

Cheryl Morgan, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, CIMRS 

Craig Norrie, Post Doc Scholar, CIMRS

Christopher Parrish, Associate Professor, Civil and Construction Engineering, COE

Chris Romsos, Faculty Research Assistant, CEOAS

Peter Ruggiero, Associate Professor, CEOAS

Angie Sremba, NRC/CIMRS Post doc

Philip Shirk, Post Doc Scholar, CIMRS

Waldo Wakefield, Professor, CIMRS

Samantha Zeman, Faulty Research Assistant, CIMRS

Susan Merle, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, CIMRS

NOAA TECHNICAL LEADS
 

Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Tom Hurst, RACE/AFSC

Louise Copeman, AFSC

Ben Laurel, RACE/AFSC

Dan Cooper, AFSC

Elizabeth Logerwell, AFSC

Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Peter Lawson, Conservation Biology, NWFSC

Kurt Fresh, Fish Ecology, NWFSC

Elizabeth Clarke, Science Synthesis and Coordination, NWFSC 

Pete Lawson, Conservation Biology, NWFSC

Kym Jacobson, NWFSC

Suzanne Russell, NWFSC 

Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Mary Yoklavich, SWFSC

Joseph Bizzarro, SWFSC 

Other

Felix Martinez, NCCOS

Sherry Lippiat, Marine Debris Program, NOS 

THEME: PROTECTION AND RESTORATION OF MARINE RESOURCES

OSU RESEARCH STAFF 

Michael Banks, Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife 

John Barth, Professor, CEOAS

Sarah Calhoun, Graduate Student, Marine Resources Management, CEOAS

William Chadwick, Academic Appt., CIMRS

Brandon Chasco, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Flaxen Conway, Professor, CEOAS 

Adrienne Copeland, Research Technician 

Christopher Cusack, Graduate Research Assistant, College of Agricultural Sciences 

Leigh Evans, Faculty Research Assistants, CIMRS

Tomas Follett, Faculty Research Assistant, Marine Mammal Institute

Matt Fowler, Faculty Research Assistants, CIMRS

Samara Haver, Graduate Student

Craig Hayslip, Faculty Research Assistant, Marine Mammal Institute

Selina Heppell, Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Ladd Irvine, Faculty Research Assistant, Marine Mammal Institute

Anthony Koppers Professor, Geophysics, CEOAS

Barbara Lagerquist, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, Marine Mammal Institute

Andy Lau, Professional Faculty, Applied Mathematician, CIMRS

Bruce Mate, Professor, Marine Mammal Institute 

Haru Matsumoto, Academic Appt, CIMRS

John McClung, Research Technician 

Matthew Ramirez, Graduate Student, Fisheries and Wildlife

David Sampson, Professor, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife

Ken Serven, Research Technician 

Sheanna Steingass, Research Technician

Leigh Torres, Asst. Prof., Sr. Res., Marine Mammal Institute 

Martha Windsor, Faculty Research Assistant, Marine Mammal Institute

NOAA TECHNICAL LEADS

Alaska Fisheries Science Center

Mandy Lindeberg, AFSC

Northwest Fisheries Science Center

Mary Arkoosh, NWFSC

Eli Holmes, Conservation Biology, NWFSC

Mary Moser, NWFSC

Suzanne Russell, NWFSC

Andi Stephens, Population Ecology, NWFSC 

Eric Ward, Conservation Biology, NWFSC 

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

Michelle McClure, PMEL

Robert Dziak, OERD/PMEL

CMD Thomas Peltzer, PMEL

Southeast Fisheries Science Center

Larisa Avens, SEFSC

Southwest Fisheries Science Center

Cindy Thomson, Fisheries Economics Team, SWFSC

Other

Mark Armstrong, NGS/NOS

Theresa Conant, Endangered Species Conservation, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS

Kevin Duffy, Sustainable Fisheries, West Coast Region 

Alan Leonardi, OER 

Sherry Lippiat, Marine Debris Program, NOS 
Tony Penn, Damage Assessment Center, NOS 

Sheryl Robinson, WC Region

 
THEME: MARINE BIOACOUSTICS

OSU RESEARCH STAFF 

 

Samara Haver, Graduate Student

T.K. Andy Lau, Professional Faculty, Applied Mathematician, CIMRS 

David Mellinger, Professor, Senior Research, CIMRS

Lauren Roche, Faculty Research Assistants, CIMRS

Leigh Torres, Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University

NOAA TECHNICAL LEADS

​Bob Dziak, PMEL

Jason Gedamke, Ocean Acoustics, Office of Science and Technology, NMFS 

Brad Hanson, Conservation Biology, NWFSC, NMFS 

Jonathan Klay, Computing and Network Services, PMEL 

 
THEME: SEAFLOOR PROCESSES/MAPPING

OSU RESEARCH STAFF 

 

Tamara Baumberger, Assistant Professor, Senior Research, CIMRS

William Chadwick, Academic Appt, CIMRS

Robert Dziak, Professor, Senior Research, CIMRS-PMEL

Robert Embley, Professor, Sr. Research, CIMRS

Leigh Evans, Faculty Research Assistant, CIMRS

Samara Haver, Graduate Student

Anthony Koppers, Professor, CEOAS

Andy Lau, Professional Faculty, Applied Mathematician, CIMRS

Haru Matsumoto, Academic Appt., CIMRS

David Mellinger, Professor, Senior Research;

Susan Merle, Senior Faculty Research Assistant, CIMRS

Jihye Park, Asst. Professor, Civil & Construction Engineering

Chris Parrish, Assoc. Professor, Civil/Constr. Engineering 

Peter Ruggiero, Professor, CEOAS

NOAA TECHNICAL LEADS

National Ocean Service

Mark Armstrong, NGS/NOS 

Tim Battista, NCCOS/NOS

Steve Hilla, NOS

John Marra, NOS

Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory

William Chadwick, PMEL

Bob Dziak, PMEL

Paul Kunicki; PMEL

John Lupton, PMEL

Jeremy Mathis, PMEL

Carol Stepien, PMEL

Mark Wetzler, Ocean Environment Research Division, PMEL 

Chidong Zhang, PMEL

Other

Alan Leondardi, OAR

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