First Name   John
Last Name   Wiltshire
University or Association   University of Hawaii
City, State   Honolulu , HI
Position Director, Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory and Associate Chair, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering
Insitution of Highest Degree University of Hawaii; Ph.D., 1983
Phone   work 808.956.6042
Expertise Sector Energy and Mineral Resources
Area of Expertise Offshore Oil, Gas & Mineral Exploration
Other Expertise Research Vessels and Technology
Language Fluency (Other than English)
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Expertise Profile

Dr. Wiltshire joined the Hawaii Undersea Research Laboratory (HURL) as a senior researcher in 1986. He is currently Director of HURL, NOAA’s Undersea Research Center for Hawaii and the Western Pacific (NURC/H&WP) . He is associate chair of  the University of Hawaii’s Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering. He is Chairman of the Board of TCI Hawaii, a mineral and energy resources consulting group. He is co-editor of the peer reviewed journal : ‘Marine Georesources and Geotechnology’. He is general chairman of the IEEE Oceans Conference for 2011.  He was an advisor to the U.S. Secretary of the Interior on offshore oil, gas and minerals leasing as part of the Outer Continental Shelf Policy Advisory Committee. He is a fellow of the Marine Technology Society and is the author of over 90 scientific papers on ocean resources, mineral economics, scientific submersible utilization and sustainable development in the minerals industry.

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