MLML Personnel
Name Title email
Mike Feinholz Programmer/Calibrations
Stephanie Flora Programmer
Terrence Houlihan Research Technician
Sean Mundell Research Technician
Darryl Peters Programmer/Diver
Sandy Yarbrough Administrative Assistant
Mark Yarbourgh Principle Investigator
NOAA Personnel
Paul DiGiacomo(link is external)
Yong Sung Kim
NIST Personnel
Carol Johnson Physicist
Thomas Larason Electronics Engineer
University of Miami Personnel
Art Gleason Programmer
Ken Voss Physicist
Jim Mueller
Field Maintenance Support
Company Personnel  
Hawaiian Rafting Adventures Steve Juarez  


MLML Personnel
Mark Yarbourgh

Mark Yarbrough is the principal investigator. Mark began his work at MLML in the VERTEX project in 1980. Mark’s skills in mechanical, electrical and electronic design, construction and operation are central to our research using this equipment. As principal investigator, Mark resides in Hawaii where he oversees the MOBY project from the Sand Island facility.

Mark Yarbourgh

Sandy Yarbrough

Administrative Assistant  
Mike Feinholz Mike Feinholz is also an MLML graduate (Feinholz, 1996) who has been with the project since 1995. In that time Mike has shown careful attention to detail in the calibration of the MOS spectrographs, having attended the first four SIRREX optical inter-calibration exercises. He resides in Hawaii, and works at the Sand Island facility where he performs the MOBY pre-launch and post-launch optical calibrations. mikeF_200p_divers 019
Terrence Houlihan Research Technician Terrence Houlihan
Stephanie Flora Stephanie Flora has been with the project since 1996. Stephanie is a skilled programmer and is responsible for radiometric and oceanographic profiling data reduction on a day-to-day basis for MOBY and for each MOCE bio-optical cruise. Stephanie Flora
Darryl Peters Programmer/Diver Wyrtki Folks 008 Darryl_bg
Sean Mundell

Research Technician

Sean has worked as a safety diver for MOBY and was hired full time on 1 Oct 2016


Past MLML Personnel
Luke Beatman Student Tech  
Dr. William Broenkow Principle Investigator – retired Dr Broenkow
Jason Felton Research Diver  
Drew Gashler Programmer/Diver Drew Gashler
John Heine Diving saftey officer John Heine
Mike Heard Student Tech  
Craig Hunter Research Tech/ Filtering guru  
Rachel Kay (Peters) Research Technician Rachel Kay
Richard Reaves Programmer/ FORTH guru Richard Reaves
Brian Schlining Student Tech  
Diana Steller Dive Saftey Officer  
Sarah Tanner Research Tech  
Bill Watson Student Tech  
Peter VonLangen Research Diver
Drew Yarbrough Student Assistant Drew Yarbrough
Tom Swenarton Tom has a B.S. from UCONN natural resources, 1992, is currently a grad student at UH (natural resources) Tom has worked in fisheries management and oceanography since 1992 and helpd out at MOBY as a diver and technician. Tom Swenarton


NOAA Personnel
Paul DiGiacomo   Paul DiGiacomo<br /> photo
Mike Ondrusek   Mike Ondrusek
Yong Sung Kim   Yong Sung Kim
Marilyn Murphy (Yuen)   Marilyn Murphy
Past NOAA Personnel
Edward King   Ed King
Phil Hovey    
Edwin Fisher   Edwin Fisher
Yuntao Ge   Yuntao Ge
Larissa Koval   larisa
Chris Kincade   Chris Kincade
Eric Stengel   Eric Stengel
Kathy Lefevre    


NIST Personnel
Carol Johnson Physicist Carol Johnson
Dennis Clark Oceanographer Dennis Clark
Steve Brown Physicist Steve Brown
Zhigang Li Physicist  
Al Parr Physicist Albert Parr
Thomas Larason Electronics Engineer Tom Larason Photo 2006-09_cropped


Field Maintenance Support
Hawaiian Rafting Adventures Steve Juarez HRA_200p_MOBY_ROV 066


University of Miami Personnel
Ken Voss Physicist Ken Voss
Art Gleason Programmer ArtGleason2
Past University of Miami Personnel
Angel Li    
Jim Brown    
Bob Evans    
Al Chapin    
Hong Du    
Nordine Souaidia    
Luke Logan    


Chuck Trees   Chuck Trees
Jim Mueller    
Dan Sullivan   Dan Sullivan


Past NASA Personnel
Stan Hooker    


Contributors over the Years
Hawaiian Rafting Adventures Steve Juarez HRA_200p_MOBY_ROV 066
Mooring systems Inc Peter Clay, Douglas Dooner, James Cappellini Mooring systems Inc
Greg Burke Aurora Optics  
Bob Crabs Prototype MOS radiometer designer and MOBY Optics supplier  
Kay Kilpatrick    
Dave Pence U of Hawaii: Dive Saftey Officer  
MBARI and Steve Etchemendy Facilities support post earthquake when building the prototype MOBY  
Satlantic/Scott McLean Satlantic  


Research Vessel Personnel

Captian Ross BarnesCaptain Hayes

Dave Gravits
Mike Hodge
Mario Williamson
Butch and Lawson
Leo and Bob Kerr
Kuhio Vellalos
Paul Ramos
Bill & Judy
Wes & Kenny Hinau ClarieGutzeit
Tom Swenarton
Tobin Chen
Josh Ano
John Gall
Todd Dussault
  Captian Ross Barnes Dave Gravits
Point Sur, crew and Mike Prince Initial Monterey Bay deployment support  
John Clutter
Jim Petron
Capt. of Wyrtki  
Captain Donald Broglie M/V Lady Bug (Magothy Seafood in Arnold, MD)