Science Party and Crew

Meet the science party and crew of the JOIDES Resolution! Work aboard the ship never ceases; operations continue 24 hours a day. The JR’s complement can consist of up to 50 scientists and technicians and 65 crew members.

The makeup of the science party changes with every expedition depending on its objectives. The crew consists of marine professionals and ocean drilling specialists, among others, and rotates about every other expedition. Meet some of these amazing folks below.

Science Party

The JR’s science party is specific to each mission, with the skills and science disciplines chosen especially to achieve the mission’s goals.

Meet the Science Party for Expedition 351: Izu Bonin Mariana Arc Origins below:

Richard Arculus
Co-chief Scientist
The Australian National University
Osamu Ishizuka
Co-chief Scientist
Geological Survey of Japan/AIST
Mike Prosalik
Education Officer
Malvern Preparatory School
Kara Bogus
Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist
Texas A&M University USA
Andrew Barth
Igneous Petrologist
Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis
Philipp Brandl
Igneous Petrologist
University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
Rosemary Hickey-Vargas
Igneous Petrologist
Florida International University
Yuki Kusano
Igneous Petrologist
Kanazawa University
He Li
Igneous Petrologist
Chinese Academy of Sciences
Anders McCarthy
Igneous Petrologist
University of Lausanne
Frank Tepley III
Igneous Petrologist
Oregon State University
Gene Yogodzinski
Igneous Petrologist
University of South Carolina
Clara Sena
Inorganic Geochemist
Universidade de Aveiro
Cees van der Land
Inorganic Geochemist
University of Newcastle
Lorne Loudin
Inorganic Geochemist
University of New Hampshire
Laureen Drab
Logging Staff Scientist
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory Columbia University
Zhaohui Zhang
Organic Geochemist
Nanjing University
Marco Maffione
Paleomagnetist
Utrecht University
Antony Morris
Paleomagnetist
Plymouth University
Mohammed Aljahdali
Paleontologist
Florida State University USA
Sev Kender
Paleontologist (foraminifers)
University of Leicester United Kingdom
Rodrigo do Monte Guerra
Paleontologist (nannofossils)
University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos
Alexandre Bandini
Paleontologist (radiolarians)
University of WesternAustralia
Michael Gurnis
Physical Properties Specialist
California Institute of Technology
Morihisa Hamada
Physical Properties Specialist
Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology
Fuqing Jiang
Sedimentologist
Institute of Oceanology Chinese Academy of Sciences
Kyoko Kanayama
Sedimentologist
Kanazawa University
Kathleen Marsaglia
Sedimentologist
California State University, Northridge
Sebastien Meffre
Sedimentologist
University of Tasmania
Ivan Savov
Sedimentologist
University of Leeds
Adam Bogus
Videographer

Ship Crew

The JR's crew includes technicians, cooks, curators, the folks who operate the ship and the drilling process, and many more. Crew members tend to alternate duty on every other expedition, for the most part. Some members of our crews are below!

Assistant Electrician
Driller
Chief Electronics Technician
Paleomagnetics Technician
Deck Cadet
Radio Operator
Chief Mate
Cabin Steward
Tool Pusher/Core Technician
Logging Engineer
Operations Superintendent
Marine Electronics Technician
Underway-Core Lab Technician
Assistant Lab Officer
3rd Assistant Engineer
Senior Motorman
Physical Properties
Assistant Lab Officer
Imaging Specialist (Photographer)
Assistant Camp Boss
Core Laboratory
Steward
Lead Steward
Curator
Second Mate
First Assistant Engineer
Third Mate
Marine Lab Specialist
Software Developer
Chemistry Tech
Marine Computer Specialist
Lab Officer
Marine Lab Specialist
Logging Engineer
Captain
Curator
X-Ray Lab
Instrumentation Specialist
Underway Geophysics Lab
Applications Developer
Steward
Steward
Instrumentation Specialist
Chief Cook
Chemistry Lab
Lab Officer
Lead Steward
Floorman
Electronic Technician
Chief Engineer
Chief Mechanic
Oiler
Floorman
Electrical Supervisor
Floorman
Radio Operator
Second Mate/DPO
Second Assistant Engineer Officer
Chief Officer
Chief ET/DPO
Toolpusher
Buson and Crane Operator
Crane Operator
AB Roustabout
AB Roustabout
AB Roustabout
AB Roustabout
Rig Welder
Jr Motorman
3rd Engineer
Oiler
Floorman
Derrickman
Floorman
Assistant Driller
Assistant Chef
Assistant Chef
Steward
Camp Boss
Derrickman
Assistant Driller
Chief Electrician
Welder
Assistant Electrician
Electrician
Electronic Tech
Chief Electrician
OIM
Physician
Driller
Oiler
Driller
Assistant Mechanic
Toolpusher/Core Tech
Warehouseman
Chief Mechanic
Cabin Steward
Applications Developer
Underway Geophysics Lab Tech; Research Assistant
Steward
Chemistry Technician (Research Assistant)
Laundry Seward
Baker
Publications Specialist
Assistant Camp Boss
Cook