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 354: Bengal Fan below:

Christian France-Lanord
Co-chief Scientist
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), France
Volkhard Spiess
Co-chief Scientist
University of Bremen, Germany
Trevor J. Williams
Downhole Tools/Physical Properties Specialist
Columbia University USA
Diane Hanano
Education Officer
University of British Columbia Canada
Lisa Strong
Education Officer/Video Producer
Marin - California - USA
Adam Klaus
Expedition Project Manager/Staff Scientist
Texas A&M University, USA
Albert J.B. Galy
Inorganic Geochemist
Université de Lorraine, France
James D. Gleason
Inorganic Geochemist
University of Michigan, USA
Rishi R. Adhikari
Organic Geochemist
University of Bremen, Germany
Supriyo K. Das
Organic Geochemist
Presidency University, India
Valier Galy
Organic Geochemist
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, USA
Guodong Jia
Organic Geochemist
Chinese Academy of Sciences P.R. China
Peter A. Selkin
Paleomagnetist
University of Washington, Tacoma USA
Jairo F. Savian
Paleomagnetist
University UFRGS Brazil
Brendan T. Reilly
Paleomagnetist
Oregon State University USA
Laure Meynadier
Paleomagnetist
Université Pierre et Marie Curie France
Wania Duleba
Paleontologist (foraminifers)
Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil
Lyndsey R. Fox
Paleontologist (foraminifers)
University of Leeds, United Kingdom
Alan T. Baxter
Paleontologist (nannofossils)
University of New England, Australia
Jarrett W. Cruz
Paleontologist (nannofossils)
Florida State University, USA
Babu R. Gyawali
Paleontologist (nannofossils)
Tohoku University, Japan
Junyi Ge
Physical Properties Specialist
Chinese Academy of Sciences, P.R. China
Arata Nakajima
Physical Properties Specialist
Yamaguchi University Japan
Swostik K. Adhikari
Sedimentologist
Shimane University, Japan
Jang J. Bahk
Sedimentologist
Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources (KIGAM), Korea
Kohki Yoshida
Sedimentologist
Shinshu University, Japan
Kimberly Rogers
Sedimentologist
University of Colorado USA
Camilo Ponton Guerrero
Sedimentologist
University of Southern California USA
Yanina M.R. Najman
Sedimentologist
Lancaster University United Kingdom
M.C. Manoj
Sedimentologist
Birbal Sahni of Palaeobotany India
Hendrik Lantzsch
Sedimentologist
University of Bremen Germany
Pascale Huyghe
Sedimentologist
University Joseph Fourier France

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