Ocean Technology

James Hillier

James Hillier

Oceanographic Instrumentation Engineer

Twenty years' experience employed by The Johns Hopkins University, Applied Physics Laboratory, Submarine Technology Department. Project engineer, systems design, and field test coordinator, are examples of tasks provided for US Navy research projects. Designed and directed the effort of deploying and manufacturing the red tide sensor, known as BreveBuster, at Mote. As president and owner of Siesta Key Hardware, implemented a network based computer system to automate all aspects of operations and revived the failing store.


Mechanical Engineering, Lawrence Institute of Technology. 

2 years Associates Degree in Electronics Technology, Cleveland Institute of Technology.

Awards & Honors

* Charter Member, National Academy of Inventors * Cleared Secret, Secret Crypto, and Special Access, US Navy * Patent: Optical Phytoplankton Discriminator #7,236,248 B2 * Patent: Combination Precision Punch Assembly...#6,119,556