Frank W. Spada
Scientist

Mr. Frank Spada is a proven developmental engineer and ocean engineering technician.  He has 19 years of experience in the oceanographic technology field, specifically in the design, development, fabrication, and implementation of oceanographic sensor systems and monitoring platforms. He has designed, constructed, and deployed platforms for research instrumentation in lakes, rivers, and surf zone, coastal, and deep ocean environments. Mr. Spada is responsible for the organization and coordination of technical activities and field operations for research programs. His key strengths and skills are as follows:

  • Project coordination and organization
  • Project management
  • Hardware development
  • Systems design
  • Field operations
  • Staff management and team leadership
  • Software development
  • Electronics design