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Welcome to Sea Grant Dr. Tom Consi

MIT Sea Grant is excited to announce our new Research Education Specialist, Tom Consi. Tom isn¡t actually new to Sea Grant, he worked in our MIT Sea Grant AUV lab for over eight years where he started as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in 1989 working…
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Sea Grant celebrates its 50th anniversary

On March 8, Sea Grant will celebrate its 50th anniversary. In 1966, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed The National Sea Grant College Program Act, and today, that program reaches every coastal and Great Lakes state, as well as Puerto Rico and…
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MIT Sea Grant's early technology blossoms into a tool assisting with the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370

Artificially intelligent submarines from Bluefin Robotics are currently assisting in the search for the Malaysian Airline jet that went missing on March 8, 2014 with 239 people on board. Bluefin is a 1997 commercial spinoff of MIT Sea Grant¡s…
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Synopsis of upcoming REX II presentation at NOAA Conference

MIT Sea Grant intern and Hollings Scholar Collin Perkinson will make a presentation at the NOAA Science and Education Symposium to be held July 31 - August 2, 2012 in Silver Springs, MD. Perkinson will discuss efforts to employ 3D imagery technology…
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150 fascinating, fun, important, interesting, lifesaving, life-altering, bizarre and bold ways that MIT has made a difference [including MIT Sea Grant's AUV, Sea Squirt, #111]

"Some were invented at MIT. Others were simply inspired by time spent at MIT. But all of them (well, maybe not #150) have had a profound impact, in one way or another, on society, culture, politics, economics, transportation, health, science,…
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MIT Sea Grant AUV Lab's first vehicle, Sea Squirt, now on view at the MIT Museum as part of the MIT 150 Exhibit, through December, 2011.

Many know of Alvin or Jason Jr., two of the great underwater exploration vehicles of the past half-century. Both have deep ties to MIT, where researchers and alumni have been pioneers in the rapid development of robotic underwater vehicles.…
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High School Students from San Diego, CA; Newton, MA; & Andover, MA Chosen for MIT Ocean Engineering Summer Internships at MIT Sea Grant College Program & the MIT Center for Ocean Engineering

May 14 ¤ Two Boston area high school students, Cole Kerr (Newton North) and Stephanie Liu (Phillips Andover Academy), and two students from High Tech High in San Diego, Beth Lacarra and Jake Neighbors, have been chosen for the MIT Ocean Engineering…
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MIT Sea Grant collaborates with artist Tavares Strachan on his major solo exhibition at the MIT List Visual Arts Center through July 11, 2010.

MIT SEA GRANT AND LIST VISUAL ART CENTER COLLABORATIONMIT Sea Grant (collaborates with artists and cultural organizations in order to amplify the themes of MIT Sea Grant¡s work. By collaborating with artists who use MIT Sea Grant technology,…
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Robots on the River

What can robots do for you? How can technology respond to real-world issues? In this day-long program aimed at Cambridge Public School students, MIT Sea Grant will demonstrate its new Katrina boat and an Autonomous Underwater Vehicle on the…
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MIT Sea Grant Researchers Bring AUVs to Boston's Josiah Quincy School

How many people does it take to control an underwater robot? Generally not 150, but that's how many sixth and seventh graders were eager to remotely guide MIT Sea Grant's underwater robots.In a recent visit to Boston's Josiah Quincy School,…