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Mr Andreas Marouchos

Principal Research Engineer

Contact details:

GPO BOX 1538


Andreas is a Principal Mechanical Engineer and Research Group Leader in the Engineering and Technology Program in the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) National Collections and Marine Infrastructure (NCMI) business unit. He provides engineering and technical support to scientists engaged in a variety of research fields across CSIRO. Andreas and his group specialise in the design of bespoke science systems and platforms for use in the marine and atmospheric research fields. This includes the design and manufacture of ship based systems and instrumentation, autonomous science platforms, and oceanographic moorings. In addition, Andreas is involved the development of new leading edge engineering technologies and methods to meet present and future engineering challenges. The Engineering and Technology program has a strong track record for delivering technical solutions to address challenging science problems in the field.

Andreas also leads several ongoing international collaborative efforts on technology development ith
partner agencies including JAMSTEC and NOAA, as well as academic partners such as MIT. These projects are specifically targeted towards addressing fundamental technical and operational challenges in the development of ocean observing science platforms. The fields of study include ocean science and monitoring, mooring development, advanced materials, system autonomy, and environmental technology to support aquaculture science and industry.Andreas’ technical background includes a broad range of engineering fields including aerospace, aerostructures, technologies for the environment, audio‐visual engineering, optics, ocean engineering, autonomous systems, and engineering systems modelling and simulation.

Current Roles

  • Principle Engineer
    Engineering and Technology Program

  • Chief Scientist
    International Nutrient Inter-comparisson Voyage

  • Research Group Leader
    Engineering and Analytics Group