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MIT Team Wins Explorer Prize in the Ocean Observing Prize's DISCOVER Competition from US DOE and NOAA

MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Assistant Professor Fadel Adib and his team from the Signal Kinetics Research Group at the MIT Media Lab spent long hours testing their novel designs in the MIT Sea Grant experimental tanks…
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MIT Sea Grant announces five newly funded projects propelling innovation in the aquaculture industry

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts university-based research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. The FY2020 call for proposals focused on innovations in…
Michelle Kornberg at the MIT Sailing Pavilion dock on the Charles River with a row of sailboats behind
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Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on the Ocean: MIT Sea Grant Undergraduate Researcher Michelle Kornberg

Photo: Tony Pulsone From Boston Harbor to Australia, MIT Sea Grant undergraduate researcher Michelle Kornberg and MIT Mechanical Engineering explore the Ocean Engineering field: “It marries the holistic side of living on planet Earth…
Carolina Bastidas, MIT Sea Grant Research Scientist, speaks to a group of female students in the lab.
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Women in Science: Students from the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education Visit MIT Sea Grant

MIT Sea Grant Research Scientist Carolina Bastidas engages a group of female students pursuing science and engineering with her research on oyster rehabilitation. On March 3, 2020, a group of 35 female high school students – juniors and…
Michael Sacarny pointing to the Charles River map
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MIT Sea Grant river chart helps inform land-use planning near Charles River

MIT Sea Grant addresses balancing the needs of land development with loss of river use with regard to depth data in areas under consideration. Recently, there have been two groups proposing development of better walkways and parkland along…
MIT AUV Lab's Paul Robinette talks to a couple with a baby about a yellow AUV on display
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Join MIT Sea Grant at the Cambridge Science Festival Robot Zoo on Saturday April 14th!

Want to try driving an underwater robot? MIT Sea Grant will have tanks and a pool set up at the Cambridge Science Festival's Robot Zoo. Kids and adults alike can drive a Sea Perch underwater remotely operated vehicles (ROV) or test their piloting…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed
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Undergraduate students join MIT Sea Grant for hands on summer research

MIT Sea Grant's teaching lab was bustling this summer with more than 10 undergraduate students, and a handful of exceptional high school students all working on projects that varied from mapping eelgrass using drones to building ocean drifters…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed
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Deploying Buoys: MIT Sea Grant summer UROP Noa Yoder

By Bayley Connors, BURECS The AUV Lab of MIT Sea Grant has focused its latest efforts on understanding coastal ocean acidification and Noa Yoder, a rising junior at MIT, is interning with the lab's research engineers, Michael Sacarny and Michael…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed
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MIT Sea Grant Celebrates World Oceans Day

By Bayley Connors, BURECSLocal and visiting families took to the New England Aquarium this past Sunday, June 4th, to celebrate World Oceans Day. The aquarium planned an early celebration amidst efforts to promote the awareness, sustainability,…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed
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MIT Sea Grant Open House Thursday June 8th from 2:00-4:00

Interested in learning more about research, education, and outreach opportunities at MIT Sea Grant? Come check out our new offices at MIT Sea Grant's Open House! Thursday, June 8th, 2017 from 2:00pm-4:00pmAt MIT Sea Grant's new location: 12…