J. Andrew Hamilton

Mechanical Engineering Group Lead

Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

7700 Sandholdt Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

Phone: (831) 775-1861

email: hamilton@mbari.org

Andrew Hamilton joined MBARI in 2002 as a Mechanical Engineer and has been the Mechanical Engineering group lead since 2009.  Andrew holds an M.S. degree in Ocean Engineering and a Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.  His research interests include marine hydrodynamics, energy harvesting for oceanographic applications, buoy and mooring systems, hydrodynamics of underwater vehicles, and numerical modelling.