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MIT Sea Grant UROP students build an ROV - Alicia Cabrera-Mino and Kyubin Lee

Alicia Cabrera-Mino, a senior at MIT in mechanical engineering, and Kyubin Lee, a sophomore at MIT, applied to intern at the MIT Sea Grant College Program to learn more about ocean engineering. Both students were drawn to MIT Sea Grant's Autonomous…
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MIT Sea Grant celebrates World Ocean Day at the New England Aquarium

By Morgan O'HanlonA young girl of 5 or 6 years leans over the controls to a remotely operated underwater vehicle, also known as a ROV. She stares intently at the vehicle floating inside the 100 gallon tank before her and tries to maneuver its…
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Sea Grant at the MIT Open House April 23rd

The 2016 MIT Open House will take place Saturday April 23rd from 10:00-2:00. There will be over 350 activities planned to enlighten and inspire¢whether you're a child or an adult, a student or a teacher. There¡s plenty to see and do for everyone!Sea…
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Meet MIT Sea Grant Research Engineer Michael Sacarny

Mike spent most of his adult life as a systems and software engineer, working in a variety of industries, including renewable energy, biopharmaceutical manufacturing, automotive test, radioactive waste processing, biomedical devices, and PC…
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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.…