FEATURING: ZACHARY MILLER, SENIOR OCEAN ENGINEER, TRITON SYSTEMS
& AARON S. BRADSHAW, PHD., P.E., CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING,
UNIVERSITY OF RHODE ISLAND
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Mr. Zachary Miller is a Senior Ocean Engineer in the Ocean System group at Triton Systems, Inc. where he is responsible for design, manufacturing and integration of ocean related mechanical and electrical systems. Zach is the Principal Investigator and Engineering Lead for Triton’s offshore floating wind anchoring system, HAGISTM, to lower LCOE for the offshore wind market. Zach also handles all commercialization tasks related to the anchoring system. Beyond the anchor programs, Zach is the PI for a US Navy BCA Transfer Assembly and past ROV Visualization Systems. Prior to joining Triton, he was a testing engineer at Tejas Research & Engineering where he was responsible for the development of ultra-high pressure design and testing for the Oil & Gas industry. Zach was a ROV Pilot & Technician for Oceaneering International working in the Gulf of Mexico. Zach also has experience with Custom Subsea ROV Payloads and Tooling Manufacturing, with Seanic Ocean Systems. Mr. Miller has a B.S. in Ocean Engineering from Florida Institute of Technology.
Dr. Aaron Bradshaw is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Rhode Island (URI), and has been at URI since 2011. Dr. Bradshaw earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering (Magna Cum Laude) in 1996 from Tufts University, his M.S. in Ocean Engineering in 1999 from URI, and his PhD in Civil Engineering in 2006 from URI. He worked as a geotechnical engineering consultant at Hart Crowser in Seattle, WA from 2000 to 2003 and is a registered professional engineer in Rhode Island. Dr. Bradshaw’s research interests are in marine geotechnics specifically in the areas of soil-structure interaction and liquefaction. He is currently working with Triton Systems, Inc. on the development of their Helical Anchor Group Installation System (HAGIS) for offshore wind energy applications.