The Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) is a specialist research institute investigating topics ranging from broad-scale ecology to microbiology, and is committed to the protection and sustainable use of Australia's marine resources.

The Autonomous Systems Lab (ASL), part of the Mechanical Engineering Department of the University of Hawaii at Manoa, is focused on the development of advanced technologies to improve performance of robotics and automation.
Song K. Choi

Located at the University of Southern California (USC), The Center for Integrated Networked Aquatic PlatformS (CINAPS) is a collaborative group of computer scientists, engineers, oceanographers and microbial ecologists who are focused on bridging the gap between technology, communication, and the scientific exploration of aquatic ecosystems.
Gaurav Sukhatme
Burt Jones
Dave Caron

The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) is Australia's national science agency. Queensland Center for Advanced Technologies (QCAT) is a collaboration between CSIRO and the State Government of Queensland.
Matt Dunbabin
Stefan Hrabar

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research & development center and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) field center managed by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). JPL's OurOcean Portal enables users to easily access ocean science data, run assimilation models, and visualize both data and models.
Yi Chao
Michael Wolf
David Thompson
Kamal Oudrhiri

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) is a center for advanced research and education in ocean sciences and technology focused on the development of better instruments, systems, and methods for scientific research in the deep waters of the ocean.
Kanna Rajan
Jim Bellingham
Frederic Py
John Ryan
Bill Kirkwood

The Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) mission is to provide high-quality, relevant and unique advanced education and research programs that enhance U.S. national security.
Timothy Chung

Part of the Center for Robotics and Embedded Systems (CRES) at the University of Southern California (USC), the Robotic Embedded Systems Laboratory (RESL) is focused on developing tools and techniques to design and understand large-scale, distributed robotic systems.
Gaurav Sukhatme

Part of the National University of Singapore (NUS), the Tropical Marine Science Institute (TMSI), through collaboration with academic, government and industrial sectors, is focused on promoting integrated research, development and consultancy in tropical marine and environmental science.
Mandar Chitre

The University of Hawaii (UH) at Manoa is the flagship campus of the UH system, and the premier research institution in the Central Pacific.
Monique Chyba
George Wilkens

The University of Washington (UW) is a prestigious public research university that is also one of the oldest and largest on the US west coast.
Kristi Morgansen

USCLAB, located at the University of Southern California (USC), specializes in the coupling of physical and biological processes in the ocean by taking an integrated approach that includes both in situ and remote sensing observations of physical, chemical and bio-optical properties.
Burt Jones