Our work would not be possible without extensive help from many people.

Brenda Mccowan, a long-time collaborator of Diana Reiss, is a Professor at UC Davis who has done cutting-edge research on a number of highly intelligent species (dolphins, whales, primates). We’re now collaborating again at RIMS!

Teri Bolton is the Head of Training at RIMS.

The Gruss Lipper Precision Instrumentation Technologies at Rockefeller University. Much of our work consists of designing and deploying novel instruments, and we would be very hard put to do so without the engineering help of the PIT.


Paul Sammut is an engineer who has built many marine based robots. He is experienced in designing electro-mechanical and software systems from the ground up that operate autonomously in harsh environments.