Paul Roberts is a Research Engineer working for Kakani Katija in the Bioinspiration Lab. He comes to MBARI after working at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography for 18 years designing and building underwater imaging instruments to study marine animals. He specializes in underwater microscopy, computer vision, machine learning, and underwater instrument design. Paul is dedicated to advancing our ability to study marine animals in their natural environment by leveraging state-of-the-art technologies from a wide range of engineering disciplines. He has a B.S. in Computer Engineering and M.S. and Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (Applied Ocean Science) from the University of California, San Diego.