WALSH, Don, Ph.D.

USA (1931- )

Last updated: December 22, 2019 at 4:27 am

Dove to the deepest point of the ocean (Challenger Deep) with Swiss undersea explorer Jacques Piccard aboard the bathyscaphe Trieste in 1960; former Dean of Marine Programs and Professor of Ocean Engineering at the University of Southern California; author; public speaker.

NOGI Award (Science, 1989)
Honorary Life Member (Explorers Club)
Honorary Life Member (Adventurers Club)
Fellow (Royal Geographic Society)

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