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APR 2018

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Page 39 of 44 April 2018 | ST 39 Larry Mayer , director of the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at the Uni- versity of New Hampshire, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for development of tech- niques and technologies for coast- al, Arctic and ocean floor mapping. Mayer has a broad background in marine geology and geophysics, with research in sonar imaging, remote char- acterization of the seafloor and advanced applications of 3D visualization to ocean mapping. EBL Products appointed Russell Petrucci as director of business de- velopment. Petrucci has 34 years of experience, including: piezoelectric and optical materials and transducer design and manufacturing; product and account management; and busi- ness development in the medical, industrial, power ultrasonics, and oil and gas industries. Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has named Matt Strickler as Virginia's next secretary of natural resourc- es. He will oversee the departments of Conservation and Recreation; Environmental Quality; Game and Inland Fisheries and Historic Resources; the Virginia Marine Re- sources Commission; and the Virginia Museum of Natu- ral History. Phoenix HSEQ Manager Preeti Mehta has joined the working committee on measuring barrier strength for the Center for Offshore Safety. Mehta is an experienced HSE leader with more than 17 years of regulatory, risk man- agement, project management and HSE management systems knowledge. The Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers (SNAME) appointed Eugene Sanders as its new executive director. Sanders spent the past 36 years in upper man- agement roles at for-profit and nonprofit associations. NAVTOR appointed Anders Holme as chief technology officer. Holme is a veteran of many companies, includ- ing IBM, NOV, Aker Solutions and Lyse. Holme brings a wealth of business and software expertise and will man- age teams working across offices in Egersund, Norway; Singapore; Japan; Sweden; Russia; the U.S.; and the U.K. Teledyne Optech announced Michael Perdue as its new director of customer service. For the last seven years, Perdue served as field operations manager for Airborne Imaging, a Canadian LiDAR service provider, where he led specialized aerial LiDAR survey projects. ST people Aanderaa MOTUS Wave Buoys Powered by the NEW Aanderaa MOTUS Directional Wave Sensor Aanderaa Data Instruments AS Sanddalsringen 5b, PO Box 103 Midtun, 5843 Bergen, Norway Tel +47 55 60 48 00 │Fax +47 55 60 48 01 │ Measure wave direction with market-leading accuracy • Measure accurate wave characteristics with the flexibility of a Met Ocean (ODAS) buoy • High sampling rate and mechanical dampening, ensuring low noise • Compensate for buoy wave response, off-center placement of sensor and payloads by configurable settings • Distinguish direction of swells and wind driven waves Get more from one system • Current profile with intelligent compensation for movement • Full suite of water quality parameters with anti-fouling • Wide range of meteorology and 3rd party sensors • Extendable with Navigational Aids and AIS Maximize uptime • Real-time data management and display system • Get the support you need with Xylem product experts in your region • On-board processing of wave parameters resulting in lower demands for bandwidth and power

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