Hayden Wiley is the Captain of the R/V W.T. Hogarth. Hayden holds a USCG 200 ton Masters License and a bachelors degree from Auburn University. After graduating from Auburn, he decided to pursue a career on the water and worked in various segments of the marine industry for the past 10 years. In 2019, Hayden joined FIO as a marine engineer and was soon promoted to the mate position. In February of 2023, Hayden took over as captain of the Hogarth and he looks forward to continuing to provide students and researchers with a safe, immersive, and professional experience at sea.
Experience: 10 years
Specialization: Marine vessel captain, mate, and engineering expertise.