Oregon Sea Grant Director
Chief Scientist on more 80 research cruises, with more than 700 days spent at sea all over the world, Dr. Brandt continues to be actively involved in marine research; he is among a three-state team of scientists who won a National Science Foundation rapid response grant to investigate the effects of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill on sea life in the Gulf of Mexico.
His research interests include:
Dr. Brandt serves as chair of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee to the Oregon governor's Ocean Policy Advisory Council, and chair of the OSU Marine Council.
Recent journal articles: