Jonathan Ward is an Antarctic veteran with one over-wintering and countless relief missions under his belt. He manages the Engineering and Data Acquisition unit at SANSA Space Science in Hermanus. His unit is responsible for instrument and data integrity of SANSA's suite of geophysical observation network in Southern Africa, the sub-Antarctic islands and on the Antarctic continent.
Jon's research interests are in the development and hardening of data acquisition systems in remote locations. He holds a MSc in Electrical Engineering from the University of Cape Town.