The Team

Ship Location

Apia, Samoa

Stefano Suman

Photo of Stefano Suman
Engineer II
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

Stefano is an Engineer II at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.  Stefano is installing new navigation software for Hercules and is a Navigator.  His work focuses on improving navigation and control of underwater vehicles.  Previously, Stefano worked as a research engineer developing plasma rockets for spacecraft orbital control, collaborating with several European and U.S. agencies and laboratories.  

Stefano graduated from the University of Padua, Italy in 2005 with a Bachelor's degree in Aerospace Engineering and completed his Master's degree with honors in Aerospace Engineering at the University of Padua, Italy in 2008 with a thesis in collaboration with University of Wisconsin - Madison staff.


Stefano Suman participated in the following expeditions aboard E/V Nautilus.