Jordan Patrick Pierce
University of New Hampshire, Durham, New Hampshire
2018 - 2020 GPA: 3.67
M.S. Oceanography, Computer Vision, Machine Learning
Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas
2013 - 2016 GPA: 3.745 Magna Cum Laude
B.S. Geography/GIS, Minor in Oceanography
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, Texas
2011 - 2013 GPA: 3.367
Georgetown High School, Georgetown, Texas
Graduated: May 2011
2020 - CV/ML Engineer, TerraDepth
2018 - Graduate Research Assistant, CCOM/JHC
2017 - GIS Consultant, Center for the Study of the First Americans
2017 - English Teacher, Futian High School, Shenzhen
2016 - Curator, Center for the Study of the First Americans
2016 - UG Research Assistant, Anthropology Department, Texas A&M
2016 - Teaching Assistant, SCUBA Dive Locker, Texas A&M
2015 - UG Research Assistant, Geography Department, Texas A&M
2014 - Student Curator, International Ocean Discovery Program IODP
2013 - Tribe Senior, Freebird's World Burrito
GIS/Remote sensing - ArcGIS, PDAL, GDAL, QGIS
3D Modeling - Metashape, Open3D
Programming - C++, Python, R
Machine Learning - Keras, Scikit-Learn, Pytorch
2023 - NOAA/NCAR Hackathon, Boulder, Colorado
2021 - Reef Building Workshop, San Andres, Colombia
2019 - OceanHackWeek, Seattle, Washington
CIPTIC Level III Teacher (Promotion)
College of Geoscience Scholarship (multiple semesters)
Dean's List of Distinguished Students (multiple semesters)
Texas A&M Geographic Society (Director)
The One Love Group
Environmental Programs Involvement Committee (EPIC)
Shenzhen Runner's Club
Hong Kong Trail Runner's Group
UNH Rock Climbing Team
ATX Boulders and Brews
Futian High School, Shenzhen, China, 2017-2018
English as a Foreign Language
Advanced English Literature
Andy's English Language Center, Shenzhen, China, 2017
J. Pierce, Q. Iqbal, E. Martzial, "Absolute Ocean: A Cloud-based Platform with Automatic Detection of Targets in Sonar Data", Canadian Hydrographic Conference (CHC2022), Gatineau-Ottawa, Canada, 2022.
J. Pierce, Mark J. Butler IV, Rzhanov, Y., Lowell, K., and Dijkstra, J. A., “Classifying 3D Models of Coral Reefs Using Structure-from-Motion and Multi-View Semantic Segmentation”, Benthic Ecology Meeting. Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 2022
J. Pierce, Mark J. Butler IV, Rzhanov, Y., Lowell, K., and Dijkstra, J. A., “Classifying 3D Models of Coral Reefs Using Structure-from-Motion and Multi-View Semantic Segmentation”, Frontiers in Marine Science. 2022
Pierce, Jordan Patrick, "Automating the Boring Stuff: A Deep Learning and Computer Vision Workflow for Coral Reef Habitat Mapping" (2020). Master's Theses and Capstones.
Science Podcast Fall 2020 | Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO). Podcast. Hosted by Andrew Cogswell and Catalina Gomez. October, 2020. "Image Annotation, Machine Learning & AI"
J. Pierce, Rzhanov, Y., Lowell, K., and Dijkstra, J. A., “Reducing Annotation Times: Semantic Segmentation of Coral Reef Survey Images”, Global Oceans 2020. IEEE, U.S. Gulf Coast, Biloxi, MS, USA, pp. 1-9, 2020. U.S. Gulf Coast - Singapore.
Student Poster Competition, 1st place.
Awarded the Norman Miller Prize.
You, Me & the Sea. Podcast. Hosted by Kaitlin Van Volkom and Isaiah. September, 2020.
Automating the Boring Stuff: Using A.I to Map Coral Reefs.
UNH 3-Minute Thesis: Practice Round 2020, 1st place
Automating the Boring Stuff: A Deep Learning and Computer Vision Workflow for Coral Reef Habitat Mapping. Pierce, J., Rzhanov, Y., Lowell, K., Butler, M., Dijkstra, J.
A Socially Distanced Benthic Ecology Mini-Symposium, 2020
Coral Reef Restoration - is it Viable for Hong Kong? Baker D.M., Yu V., Pierce J. & Sheng V.
The 2nd International Workshop on Eco-shoreline Designs for Sustainable Coastal Development. University of Hong Kong 2018.
Agricultural and Fisheries Conservation Department (AFCD) Hong Kong Reef Check Meeting 2018. The University of Hong Kong.
Texas A&M University Student Research Week 2016. 2nd Place.
Texas A&M Anthropology Student Research Week 2016. 2nd Place.
Society for Underwater Technology TAMU 2016: Frontiers in Underwater Technology. 3rd Place.
PADI Basic, Advanced, and Rescue Diver
NAUI Master Diver
SSI Nitrox Diver
National Speleological Society - Cavern Diver
American Academy of Underwater Sciences - Scientific Diver
140+ Hour TEFL/TESOL via ACCREDITAT
American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification
2020 - Nor'easter Regional Science Bowl, UNH
2019 - Ocean Discovery Day, CCOM/JHC
2018 - DoEd - Beta Camp, Hong Kong
2017 - Andy's English, Shenzhen, China
2016 - The Free School, Hanoi, Vietnam
2016 - ESRI Petroleum GIS Conference, Houston, Texas
2016 - SCUBA Dive Locker, Texas A&M University
2015 - Geosciences' Student Mentor Program, Texas A&M University
2015 - NOAA R/V Manta, Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary
2014 - Big Event, Texas A&M University