Lowell Instruments, LLC was founded in 2012 to provide advanced data loggers, software and instrumentation to the international scientific and engineering community. Lowell Instruments' first major project, the MAT-1 data logger, was developed for the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration's National Marine Fisheries Service for use in an oceanographic tilt current meter. Since then Lowell Instruments has been enhancing the product and software to support a wide variety of applications and uses.
The objective of Lowell Instruments is to help scientists, engineers and otherwise curious people achieve their research goals by providing reliable, easy to use and affordable instrumentation. Lowell Instruments is led by its founder, Nick Lowell, and has a team of advisers who help with the strategic direction of the company. The company also employs a variety of engineers and technically minded people to help with the development, testing, documentation and support of its products.
Who We Are
Nick Lowell, Founder & President
Nick has extensive experience in the field of electronics, data loggers and environmental monitoring. He worked at Onset Computer Corporation for over 13 years, first as an electrical engineer and then rising to become the Director of Engineering with a staff of 35 engineers and technicians. At Onset, Nick was the project manager for a wide variety of indoor and outdoor data loggers and wireless devices including weather stations and indoor and outdoor data loggers. Nick left Onset in 2012 to start Lowell Instruments, LLC. Nick holds two undergraduate degrees in engineering from Dartmouth College ('93 & '94), a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from Northwestern University ('97) and a Masters in Business Administration from Boston University ('10). Nick is the president and general manager of Lowell Instruments.
Pete Lowell, Adviser
Pete recently retired after 46 years at Accusonic Technologies (formerly ORE Inc.) where he wore many hats including President and Chief Engineer. Pete developed many of Accusonic's most successful products including travel-time current meters and underwater acoustic tracking systems. Pete assists Lowell Instruments with the engineering design and testing of the products as well as setting the strategic direction of Lowell Instruments.
Rob Reynolds, Adviser
Rob is the founder of The Zephyr Educational Foundation a non-profit educational program based in Woods Hole, MA. The foundation performs oceanographic experiments using professional quality oceanographic gear with high school students. Prior to founding Zephyr, Rob founded TG&B Marine Services and worked with Pete Lowell at Accusonic Technologies where he was the general manager. Rob provides advice regarding sales and marketing at Lowell Instruments.