The Team

Ship Location

Apia, Samoa

Alex Kavanaugh

Photo of Alex Kavanaugh
ROV Pilot
Graduate Student
University of Rhode Island

Alex Kavanaugh is an Argus pilot aboard Nautilus this summer.  In the off-season, Alex works as a technician with the Ocean Exploration Trust, maintaining and upgrading ROVs Argus and Hercules.  Alex is also currently an engineering technician with the Mission Systems & Training division of Lockheed Martin in Middletown, RI.  He previously worked in the Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Alex Kavanaugh is a graduate student in Ocean Engineering at the University of Rhode Island, having graduated URI with a Bachelor's in Ocean Engineering in May of 2012. Alex's graduate work focuses on remotely-operated vehicle systems and operations; his interest in ROV work began with a MATE internship as an ROV pilot aboard Nautilus in the summer of 2011.