Robert Butler


Robert is a SCCWRP Programmer who manages data for various regional monitoring programs, automating the processes of data collection, management, and preparation for analysis. He has also contributed to the development and management of various R packages for the scientists at SCCWRP.

He received his B.S. in mathematics from the University of California, Irvine in 2016 and later went on to work at SCCWRP in 2018 while studying for the CompTIA A+ Certification, which he earned in 2019. Robert was hired on full time at SCCWRP in 2019.


B.S., mathematics, University of California, Irvine, CA. 2016

Professional Experience

Programmer, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 2021-present

Research Technician, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 2019-present

Laboratory Assistant, Southern California Coastal Water Research Project, 2018-2019

Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills, and Achievements

2017 – Scored 10/10 on Society of Actuaries Exam P / CAS Exam 1
2019 – Earned CompTIA A+ Certification

Other technologies:

  • Python – 3 years experience (pandas, flask, opencv, numpy)
  • R – 3 years experience
  • Javascript – 3 years experience
  • SQL – 3 years experience
  • Docker – 2 years experience
  • Linux – 2 years experience



Journal Articles

Technical Reports

Gillett, D.J., R.D. Mazor, A.E. Holt, R. Darling, R. Butler. 2023. Instructions for Application of the Rapid Screening Causal Assessment (RSCA) Tools v 2.0 in California’s Streams. Technical Report 1310. Southern California Coastal Water Research Project. Costa Mesa, CA.