- Senior Research Associate
Mike Jankulak is a data and sensor engineer for the Coral Program. He designs and builds databases for oceanic sensor data and metadata as well as carbonate chemistry parameters from lab-analyzed water samples. He manages sensor calibration, programming, deployment and inventory for the program. He acts as systems administrator for public-facing coral servers including web (CHAMP) and mail (Coral-List). He participates in field operations in his capacity as Operator In Charge (OIC) in the NOAA Small Boats program and as a scientific diver under the auspices of the American Academy of Underwater Sciences (AAUS). Jankulak received his M.S.E.C.E. from the University of Miami in 2012 for his work on association rule mining for the prediction of rapid intensity changes of tropical cyclones.