Sandy Williams

Dr. Williams’ current position is WHOI emeritus after more than thirty years of active research and management at WHOI. His current research activities are in underwater current sensors and technology development for in-situ ocean sensors. He is also active in leading IEEE OES in addressing a broad range of ocean technologies. These are types of technology that are relevant to ocean observation and to the Network objectives of improving ocean data and information. He has extensive organizing experience of workshops, conferences and leadership, all of which directly apply to the Network capacity building and management activities. His current areas of focus include:

  • Sustaining observations, stimulating interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Stimulating interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Open exchange of data
  • Promoting interoperability
  • Flow of observation information
  • Capacity building