The Team

Ship Location

San Diego, USA

James Ian Vaughn

Mapping Specialist
Graduate Student
University of Rhode Island

Ian Vaughn is a PhD Candidate in the University of Rhode Island's Ocean Engineering program.  His work focuses on very detailed bathymetry measurements and on-line survey planning for autonomous vehicles.  Ian got started in ocean engineering by participating on a student AUV competition team during his undergraduate years.

Ian Vaughn graduated from Cornell University in 2004 with a BS in Computer Science and recently finished an MS in Ocean Engineering at the University of Rhode Island.  He is currently pursuing a PhD in Ocean Engineering at URI.