James Tilley is working on the electronic subsystems that will interface the OOI RSN secondary nodes to the sensor networks. Prior to joining the OOI RSN team, James was a Senior Electrical Engineer with Alaska Native Technologies. James holds a degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Nevada. He has extensive experience in developing acoustic systems for fish identification, underwater acoustic data collection, and autonomous underwater vehicles. His specialty is designing custom electronics for rugged environments as well as writing the embedded software required by the different platforms.