Joe Conrad joined the Smithsonian in 2017 as a 3D scanning and modeling specialist after working for several years in private industry. Joe is well-versed in both the natural sciences and the humanities, having earned a B.S. in Marine Science and a B.A. in History at Eckerd College in 2010. His first exposure to 3D technology applied to questions in the field of Ancient Greek and Roman naval warfare as a graduate student in the Department of History at the University of South Florida where he completed his M.A.