Björn Kjerfve

Dr. Kjerfve returned to his native country of Sweden as President of the World Maritime University in 2009. He is the former Dean of the College of Geosciences and was a Professor of Oceanography at Texas A&M University, 2004-2009. While at Texas A&M, he oversaw four academic departments, the Texas Sea Grant Program, and the Integrated Ocean Drilling Program (IODP), including the 475’ocean sciences drilling vessel, D/V JOIDES Resolution.