Robert Ballard
#3057 Overall Influence

Robert Ballard

United States Navy officer, oceanographer and underwater archaeologist

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Robert Duane Ballard is a retired American Navy officer and a professor of oceanography at the University of Rhode Island who is most noted for his work in underwater archaeology: maritime archaeology and archaeology of shipwrecks. He is most known for the discoveries of the wrecks of the RMS Titanic in 1985, the battleship Bismarck in 1989, and the aircraft carrier in 1998. He discovered the wreck of John F. Kennedy's PT-109 in 2002 and visited Biuku Gasa and Eroni Kumana, who saved its crew. He leads ocean exploration on E/V Nautilus.

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University of Hawaii at Manoa
University of Hawaii at Manoa

Public co-educational research university and flagship University of Hawaiʻi system

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University of Rhode Island
University of Rhode Island

University in Rhode Island, USA

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University of Southern California
University of Southern California

Private research university in Los Angeles, California, United States

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University of California, Santa Barbara
University of California, Santa Barbara

Public university near Goleta, California, United States and part of the University of California system

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#1726 World Rank #638 USA Rank
Biology