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Mathew Norenberg

ROV Pilot
SR. Marine Mechanician
University of California, San Diego

Matt Norenberg earned a CA State Firefighter 1 and Fire Science Certification and worked for three years as a Cadet Firefighter in the San Diego area with the intention to begin a career as a Firefighter. The course of his plans changed when he was offered a position as a Technician at the prestigious Scripps Institution of Oceanography in 1998. After 15 years of service at SIO, he now holds a Senior Marine Mechanician and Mechanical Engineering Position. In this position, Matt’s strong passion for 3D designing allows him to help bring to life various underwater instruments for the purpose of collecting data. His experience spans the spectrum, having worked with both seismic teams installing seismic stations and oceanographic research teams deploying and recovering moorings and deep ocean vehicles.

Matt Norenberg completed 3 years at Miramar College’s to earn State Firefighter 1 and EMT. He also holds Certifications in Solid works, Hydraulics, Welding and Machine Shop.


Mathew participated in the following Ocean Exploration Trust expeditions: