Jeffrey Laning headshot photo

Jeffrey Laning

Argus Pilot
ROV Pilot/Electrical Engineer
Self Employed

Jeff Laning holds a bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Vermont. During Jeff's senior year of college he started working full time as an electrical technician for a a company out of Richmond, VT, building and engineering electrical chassis for underwater vehicles. Once graduated Jeff moved to Rhode Island to work with NOAA to help design and build the Deep Discoverer ROV. He has spent the last couple years going to sea with the Okeanos Explorer as a part of the engineering team piloting and maintaining that system.

Jeff Laning Graduated from The University of Vermont in 2012 with a degree in Electrical Engineering.

"I am excited to sail aboard the Nautilus to expand my horizon and spend more time exploring the deep ocean. I hope I can be an asset to the program as well as learn all I can from the experienced "grey-beards"."


Jeffrey participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: