Program Participant

Name:Bruce Howe
TitleCompany:Chair, Joint Task Force for SMART Subsea Cables Research Professor, University of Hawaii, USA
Bio:Dr. Howe develops ocean observing infrastructure for power, communications, and positioning throughout the ocean, emphasizing cabled and acoustic systems. As Chair of the international Joint Task Force (JTF) SMART Cable initiative, (Science Monitoring And Reliable Telecommunications), Dr. Howe leads the effort to incorporate sensors into submarine telecommunication cable systems to form a planetary scale observing system for climate, ocean circulation and sea level monitoring and tsunami and earthquake warning. Past projects include basin-scale acoustic thermometry, and planning, development and operation of cabled observatories, including the ALOHA Cabled Observatory – the world’s deepest plug-and-play power and Internet node on the planet at 4728 m water depth, now with 10 years of continuous data. Degrees: Stanford University, BS Mechanical Engineering, MS Engineering Science; UC San Diego, PhD Physical Oceanography. Work: Applied Physics Laboratory, University of Washington; University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering since 2008.
Title:You can find Bruce in:
Tuesday, 18 January 202215:45–17:00SMART Submarine Cables Serving People in a Sea of ConnectivityOnline & MPCC, Coral 2PTC22PROGSUB_TS_SMART


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