Ryan Flagg is a 4th year Mechanical Engineering Student at the University of Victoria, who graduated from the Camosun College Mechanical Engineering Technology program in 2005. Ryan completed 9 months of engineering co-op work while attending Camosun, almost 16 months while attending the University of Victoria, and over two years of engineering-related industry work while taking time away from post secondary education. Before joining Ocean Networks Canada to complete the design and installation of the Brentwood College Mini-Observatory and the Cambridge Bay Mini-Observatory, he worked on several oceanographic cruises aboard Canadian Coast Guard Ships near Vancouver Island and in the Canadian Arctic.
Ryan served as the president of the University of Victoria Aerospace Engineering Research Organization (AERO) student team for two years and, as a result, assisted with Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) PhD research. He has served, both part time and full time, as a member of the Canadian Forces Navy Reserves for over ten years and was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal in late 2012. In his spare time , Ryan enjoys training for triathlons, playing the drums, and SCUBA diving.
NEPTUNE Canada staff are listed below. For more contacts, see our full listing of staff within VENUS, Ocean Networks Canada, and the Ocean Networks Canada Centre for Enterprise and Engagement.
Kate Moran, director
Kim Juniper, associate director
Fern Johnson, associate director
Ian Kulin, associate director (interim)
The following external consultants have worked closely with NEPTUNE Canada in the past.
Benoît Pirenne, associate director
Li Yan, Visiting Scientist, China National Ocean Technology Centre
Eric Guillemot, Manager, Software Team
Bob Crosby, Team Lead
Martin Hofmann, systems manager