Nicol McCallum

        Nicol McCallum sitting next to our Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Gavia in the workshop

AUV Technician

With a background in hydrographic survey, my role is focussed on supporting data acquisition, processing and analysis in the areas of bathymetric mapping, seabed imaging and marine robotics.

I contribute to the piloting of all AUVs, ROVs and Gliders based at the Scottish Marine Robotics Facility, with primary responsibility for the Teledyne Gavia AUV.

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2011 MSc Geospatial and Mapping Science. University of Glasgow

2005 BA Geography. University of Strathclyde


Employment history

Since 2021 AUV Technician. SAMS

2018-21 Field Technician. University of Glasgow

2016-18 Senior Hydrographic Surveyor. Aspect Land and Hydrographic Surveys

2013-16 Surveyor / Processor. Fugro Survey Limited

2011-13 Hydrographic Surveyor. Peel Ports