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Derek Olson

Assistant Professor
Oceanography
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Phone: (831) 656-2054
Education
  • PhD - PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY 2014
    Major: Acoustics
    Dissertation Title: High-frequency acoustic scattering from rough elastic surfaces
  • BA - VASSAR COLLEGE 2009
    Major: Physics
    Distinction: Cum laude
Other Experience
  • 2014 - 2017 Assistant Research Professor, The Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory
Research Interests
acoustical oceanography, underwater acoustics, acoustic interaction with the seafloor, scattering, reflection, geoacoustics, seafloor roughness characterization, statistical signal processing
Teaching Interests
Fundamentals of Acoustical Oceanography, Geophysical Fluid Dynamics, Tactical Oceanography

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2009 Acoustical Society of America