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David Low

Sound School, New Haven, CT

David Low is an Educator-At-Sea onboard the E/V Nautilus.

David has taught high school subjects at every level for 19 years, 14 of them at the Sound School in New Haven, CT, a unique inter-district, comprehensive public high school with a focus on marine science and technology. He created and developed the entire two-year course curriculum/sequence in Ocean Engineering for high school juniors and seniors looking to specialize in the field – the first of its kind. His classes have participated in such diverse projects as building hydrophones, remote sensing equipment, and even a 6- person hovercraft, performing beach profile surveys/studies, creating bathymetric survey maps of Long Island Sound, and designing and building Remotely-Operated Vehicles (ROVs), which is the primary focus of the course. He is particularly excited to bring his experience aboard Nautilus back to his students. David is an Aspen Institute Teacher Leader Fellow for 2012-2013.

David graduated from Pomona College in 1990 with a degree in Mathematics and completed his M.S. in Mathematics at Southern CT State University in 2000.


David participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: