Brian Abbott M.A.
1981 BS Geophysics - Oregon State University
1990 HSE part 1 Commercial Diving Certification - Fort William, Scotland
1993 BS Civil Engineering - University of Colorado
1995 MS Civil Engineering - University of Colorado
2005 MS Welding Engineering -The Ohio State University
Brian Abbott is the owner of the Nautilus Marine Group International L.L.C. (NMGI). NMGI specializes in high resolution acoustic imaging for underwater inspections. NMGI offer services and training in the areas of condition assessments, engineering inspections, Quality Assurance/Quality Control, forensic survey and archaeological survey. Brian is a civil engineer and has been a commercial diver for 20 years and is an HSE certified part 1 air commercial diver.
Brian works part time for Kongsberg Mesotech Ltd. testing new equipment, acoustic training and working on special projects.
In addition to his commercial work, Brian has:
- Presented papers at the World Archaeology Conference in Dublin, Ireland and the IKUWA3 in London;
- Completed acoustic imaging surveys of several crannogs in Loch Awe, Scotland - the first time in the world that an acoustic image survey of several crannogs has been attempted;
- Assisted the Statens Maritima Museer in Sweden with an interior and exterior survey of the wreck of the Dalaro.
- Has been an instructor for the Nautical Archaeology International field schools at NMC since 2010.