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Ned Forrester

Ned Forrester

Emeritus Research Scholar
Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering

Contact Information:
Work: 508-289-2226
Building: Bigelow 302

Mailing Address:
266 Woods Hole Road, MS #10
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Woods Hole, MA 02543

Research Interests

Power, analog and digital electronics, signal processing, control systems, programming, simulation, electromagnetic compatibility, electric batteries, electric power transmission, and electrophysical devices.


Digital Equipment Corporation: Student, 1973-1976; Engineer, 1976-1978; Senior Engineer, 1978-1979; Principal Engineer, 1980-1982; Consulting Engineer, 1982-1985

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Research Engineer, 1985-1995; Senior Engineer 1995-2015, (retired 7/31/2015), Oceanographer Emeritus 2015-present

Hydroid, Inc.: Co-founder, engineer, 2001-2008; engineer (casual) 2008-2022


B.S.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976

M.S.E.E., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976