Craig McClain is the Executive Director of the Lousiana University Marine Consortium. He has conducted deep-sea research for 20 years 和 published over 50 papers in the area. He has participated in 和 led dozens of oceanographic expeditions taken him to the Antarctic 和 the most remote regions of the Pacific 和 Atlantic. Craig’s research focuses 上 how energy drives the biology of marine invertebrates from individuals to ecosystems, specifically, seeking to uncover how organisms are adapted to different levels of carbon availability, i.e. food, 和 how this determines the kinds 和 number of species in different parts of the oceans. Additionally, Craig is obsessed with the size of things. Sometimes this translated into actually scientific research. Craig’s research has been featured 上 National Public Radio, Discovery Channel, Fox News, 国家地理 和 ABC News. In addition to his scientific research, Craig also advocates the need for scientists to connect with the public 和 is the founder 和 chief editor of the acclaimed Deep-Sea News (http://jiaxiangsuji.com/), a popular ocean-themed blog that has won numerous awards. His writing has been featured in Cosmos, Science Illustrated, American Scientist, 有线, Mental Floss, 和 the Open Lab: The Best Science Writing 上 the Web.