ASUF and CIRFA are inviting all intested to attend a guest lecture by Philip McGillivary, The talk is titled «How remote sensing technologies are advancing communication needs for unmanned systems»

Date: Thursday 29 June, 14h00
Venue: Teknologibygget Auditorium 1.023
Presented by: Dr. Philip McGillivary, US Coast Guard Pacific Area & Icebreaker Science Liaison

Contact: Rune Storvold,, Director ASUF

Short Bio:

As Science Liaison for Coast Guard PACAREA, Dr. Phil McGillivary coordinates science issues for the Coast Guard for the Pacific Ocean. His responsibilities include management of science conducted using Coast Guard aircraft, buoytenders, and other assets, as well as high latitude science conducted on icebreakers managed by the Coast Guard.  He previously worked in the Office of Secretary of Defense after a post-doc at NOAA in Monterey, California through a joint appointment with the Naval Postgraduate School, and an earlier post-doc at the Marine Science Institute of the University of California, Santa Barbara.  His doctorate in Ecology from the University of Georgia on biogeochemical fluxes at fronts along the Gulf Stream followed employment at the NOAA oceanographic laboratory in Miami, Florida.  His experience includes more than two years at sea on research vessels and submersibles.  He is currently a member of the Arctic Council Unmanned Aircraft Expert Working Group, and has been a member of the FAA Unmanned Aircraft Remote Operating Area Working Group (ROAWG) and previously a member of the Navy/National Science Foundation Scientific Committee on Oceanographic Aircraft Research (SCOAR).