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Matthew Rowell

Research Vessel Captain
Office 214

Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824

603.862.0273 (tel)
603.862.0839 (fax)

Matthew Rowell joined the CCOM staff in 2017 as the Captain of the R/V Gulf Surveyor. Matthew first came to the University of New Hampshire in 2011 to pursue his graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering with a focus on Hydrokinetic Energy. Upon completion of his Master’s degree, he filled a Research Project Engineering position at UNH in the Ocean Engineering Department and, in that capacity, was instrumental in the design and construction of the R/V Gulf Surveyor. Prior to UNH, Matthew studied mechanical engineering at Clarkson University and spent eight years as an officer in the US Navy studying surface warfare and nuclear power.