The Team

Ship Location

Tampa, USA

Gregg Diffendale

Hercules Pilot
Diffendale Engineering

Gregg started at University of Miami’s Marine Technology Group as a Marine and Technology Education Intern. He soon became a full time employee with the University as the marine technician aboard the R/V Seward Johnson at Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, while there Gregg re-designed and created prototypes for scientific sampling equipment. In 2009 Gregg started contracting independently as an AUV Technician with the Waitt Institute for Discovery, since then Gregg contracts primarily with NOAA’s OER and the Ocean Exploration Trust.

Gregg graduated from Eckerd College in 2008 with a degree in Computer Science specializing in Autonomous Vehicles, and minors in Physics, Mathematics and Leadership. He recently completed his Master's in Business Administration at the College of Business, University of South Florida in 2014.

"I am excited to be sailing aboard Nautilus again because I am a firm believer in OET's goals to push the boundaries and share the excitement with the next generation of explorers."