Center for Coastal & Ocean Mapping/Joint Hydrographic Center
Jere A. Chase Ocean Engineering Lab
24 Colovos Road
Durham, New Hampshire 03824
Masanao Sumiyoshi is working at the Hydrographic and Oceanographic Department in the Japan Coast Guard (JHOD). He started his career in JHOD as a Hydrographic Survey Officer in 2013, and he has studied efficiency and quality control for hydrographic survey as an Ocean Research Laboratory Officer since 2016.
He studied astronomy at the Graduate School of Kyoto University, earning his master's degree in the field of Physics and Astronomy in 2009, and completing the research and residence obligations required as partial fulfillment for the Ph.D. degree in the field of Physics and Astronomy in 2012.
The most memorable voyage for him is a voyage to the Antarctic region for the bathymetric survey and tidal observation, as a Japan Antarctic Research Expedition member in Dec. 2015 – Mar. 2016.