Ph.D. Yale University 1986
- Research Associate Professor of Ocean Engineering
Ocean Engineering, Electronic Charting
Lee Alexander is a Research Associate Professor at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping and Joint Hydrographic Center at the University of New Hampshire, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of New Brunswick (Canada). Previously a Research Scientist with the U.S. Coast Guard, he was also a Visiting Scientist with the Canadian Hydrographic Service. His area of expertise is applied RDT&E on electronic charting, international standards development, and the use of electronic charts for safety-of-navigation and marine environmental protection. He serves on several international committees/working groups dealing with electronic charting, including the International Hydrographic Organization, the International Electrotechnical Commission, and the International Association of Lighthouse Authorities. He Chairs the Harmonization Group on Marine Information Overlays (MIOs). He has published over 100 papers and reports on electronic chart-related technologies, and is a co-author of a textbook on Electronic Charting. Lee received his M.S. from the University of New Hampshire, and Ph.D. from Yale University in Natural Resource Management. He is also a Captain (now retired) in the U.S. Navy Reserve.