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Lishness Lishness

Chief Innovation Officer
Gulf of Main Research Institute

This speaker was a visiting speaker who delivered a talk or talks on the date(s) shown at the links below. This speaker is not otherwise associated with Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, unless specifically identified as a Berkeley Lab staff member.


Alan Lishness serves as Chief Innovation Officer for GMRI, where he has been employed since 1988. His responsibilities include the design, funding and implementation of innovative programs that utilize computing and communications technologies to engage students and the public. Since 1993, he has served as a Principal Investigator for programs funded by NASA and the U.S. Department of Commerce, and presently serves as a Co-investigator for a research project funded by the National Science Foundation. He currently manages operations for the Cohen Center for Interactive Learning, an immersive science-engagement program that welcomes every fifth or sixth-grader in Maine to GMRI.