Frances Bryson

Research Engineer


Frances Bryson is a research engineer focusing on the development of instruments and technology for ocean exploration, with an interest in technology development for future missions to explore “ocean worlds” - the icy moons of outer planets, such as Europa. In her previous work, she has contributed to the vehicle and electronics development of ROV Icefin, completing a field season deploying the vehicle in Antarctica, and developed several novel sampling and sample processing systems as a part of her graduate research. She received a Ph.D in Robotics and a MSE in Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology, and a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Cornell University.