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 352: Izu Bonin Mariana Forearc below:

Mark Reagan
Co-Chief Scientist
Julian Pierce
Co-Chief Scientist
Katerina Petronotis
Expedition Project Manager
Jeffrey Ryan
Inorganic Chemist
Margot Godard
Inorganic Chemist
Maria Kirchenbaur
Inorganic Geochemist
Yibing Li
Inorganic Geochemist
Sally Morgan
Logging Scientist
Claire Carvallo
Paleomagnetist
Will Sager
Paleomagnetist
Aaron Avery
Paleontologist
Timothy Chapman
Petrologist
Daniel Heaton
Petrologist
Wendy Nelson
Petrologist
Julie Prytulak
Petrologist
John Jervais
Petrologist
Kenji Shimizu
Petrologist
Hong-Yan Li
Petrologist
Scott Whattam
Petrologist
Maire Python
Petrologist (Alteration)
Renat Almeev
Physical Properties Specialist
Gail Christeson
Physical Properties Specialist
Michibayashi Katsuyoshi
Physical Properties Specialist
Tetsuya Sakuyama
Physical Properties Specialist
Steffen Kutterolf
Sedimentologist
Alastair Robertson
Sedimentologist
Eric Ferre
Structural Geologist
Walter Kurz
Structural Geologist
Beth Christiansen
The JR Education Officer
Amy West
The JR Education Officer

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