Joseph Gradone
Graduate Students
Graduate Program in Oceanography
Graduate Student

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Research Interests

Broadly, I am interested in utilizing my background in industry, science, and engineering to leverage different ocean observing technologies to solve problems of practical and societal importance. More specifically, I hope to use my experience with Slocum gliders to integrate and deploy novel sensors to continue to unravel the complexities of how the ocean and atmosphere interact in response to hurricanes.


Short History

While I grew up in New Jersey, only 10 miles from campus, since graduating from high school I have zig-zagged throughout the US for schooling, research experiences, and jobs. I received my Bachelor of Science degree in Geology from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2016 and my Master of Science degree in Oceanography from the University of Delaware under the direction of Dr. Matthew Oliver in 2018. My master’s research investigated the impacts of sea surface kinetic energy on phytoplankton blooms in the Southern Ocean through the use of remote sensing, ocean models, and biogeochemical Argo floats. From 2018 to 2020, I worked for Teledyne Webb Research on Cape Cod as a Slocum glider Customer Support Applications Engineer.



2016, B.S. Geology, University of Colorado

2018, M.S. Oceanography, University of Delaware

2020-Present, PhD Student, Graduate Program in Oceanography, Rutgers University