Paul Smith is SCCWRP’s network administrator. He manages all IT infrastructure at SCCWRP and is currently implementing new efficiency-driven workflows used to speed up the collection, analysis, and dissemination of data used in the Bight'18 and SMC projects. He has extensive knowledge working with all layers of technology and has contributed throughout the technology life cycle of multiple long-running projects at SCCWRP. His current interests include incorporating emerging technology such as automation and AI into existing workflows in use at SCCWRP.
He received his B.A. in liberal studies from California State University, Fullerton. He joined SCCWRP in March 1999.
B.A., liberal studies, California State University, Fullerton. 1994
Network Administrator, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA. 1999-present
Professional Societies and Certification
Microsoft Certified Professional
SMC Data Checker
Bight/SMC Data Retrieval Tool
Microplastics Data Checker