Tom Wilson holds Bachelor of Science Degrees in Biology and Chemistry from the College
of William and Mary and a Master of Science Degree in Marine Environmental Sciences
from the State University of New York. He has served since 1983 as the engineer and
manager of the Instrument Laboratory of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences
at Stony Brook University.
Tom’s design credits include over 50 major items of scientific and oceanographic equipment.
He is a founding member of the Research Vessel Technical Enhancement Committee of
UNOLS, the coordinating organization for the US academic research vessel fleet. He
has provided technical support to over 200 research projects at numerous institutions
in the US and abroad, including sea time on 11 major research cruises in the Atlantic,
Caribbean, and Mediterranean.