Updates from Test Sites | DAY 2 | 10:30- 11:45am
Patrick Cross (PhD, Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School), completed a 20-year Naval officer career in submarines and meteorology/oceanography in 2006, culminating in a tour as Force Oceanographer for the Pacific submarine force based at Pearl Harbor. He then worked with a small company managing Navy-funded research projects related to underwater acoustics and autonomous vehicles. Cross joined the Hawaii Natural Energy Institute in the fall of 2013 to manage efforts related to the Navy’s Wave Energy Test Site (WETS). In this capacity, he coordinates research at WETS and provides site management assistance to US Navy and DOE sponsors.