Colin is a recent graduate from the University of Washington with an Oceanography BS and a minor in Marine Biology. His research interests include Alexandrium catenella and other harmful algal bloom (HAB) species as well as marine technology and remote instrumentation. As a co-founder and machinist for the UW Underwater Robotics team, he has helped build parts and raise funds for the UW Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). He is also a Scientific Diver with the UW Human Powered Submarine Team. In his spare time, he enjoys skiing, rock climbing, and reading.