Juan Ward (age 25) – Scientific Ship Systems Technician
Juan is part of a team responsible for the fitted scientific systems:
- Echo sounders
- Meteorological sensors
- Water sampling
- Data acquisition network structure
- Internet connection via satellite
- DART satellite images on board
- Event logging
- Writing software for data analysis
The team also provide general IT support for scientists and crew. (Note: Juan has been extremely helpful getting me sorted for being able to blog and tweet – Thank-you!).
Juan has worked for NERC since July 2014 and loves his job. He enjoys the variety in his job, meeting new people and travelling to new places.
MEng Naval Architecture – University of Southampton
A Levels – Physics, Maths, French, Art, Critical Thinking and General Studies
Read. Read widely and as much as possible. (I think this is great advice.) Juan’s favourite book is: Anna Karenina – Tolstoy, my favourite book is: A Suitable Boy – Vikram Seth.