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Four MIT Sea Grant Students Place in MIT MechE De Florez Award Competition

The MIT Mechanical Engineering De Florez Award Competition honors students demonstrating "Outstanding Ingenuity and Creative Judgment" in areas that utilize mechanical engineering knowledge or practice. Four MIT Sea Grant UROP (Undergraduate…
Cover of special Sea Grant issue of Oceanography
MIT Sea Grant students Santiago Borrego and Unyime Usua hold oyster shells.
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Advancing technology for aquaculture: MIT Sea Grant students apply machine learning to support local aquaculture hatchery

According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, aquaculture in the United States represents a $1.5 billion industry annually. Like land-based farming, shellfish aquaculture requires healthy seed production in order to maintain…
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Welcoming MIT Assistant Professor Aristide Gumyusenge as 2024 Doherty Professor in Ocean Utilization

MIT Sea Grant welcomes MIT Assistant Professor Aristide Gumyusenge from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering (DMSE) as a 2024 Doherty Professor in Ocean Utilization. Assistant Professor Gumyusenge was nominated by MIT DMSE…
The view down Island End River, which marks the boundary between Chelsea and Everett.
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Coastal Resilience Efforts Cross City Lines at Island End River in Chelsea and Everett (Bay State Banner)

Avery Bleichfeld (Bay State Banner) As a low-lying coastal city, Boston is at heightened risk for coastal flooding. To examine the challenges and opportunities of coastal resilience efforts, the Banner is digging into three sites along…
A jellyfish floating in the ocean just under the surface
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March 15: Gallery Reception with MIT Sea Grant Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen

Join MIT Sea Grant for a Gallery Reception with Visiting Artist Keith Ellenbogen. Space to Sea: Discovering New England’s Marine Ocean Wilderness Friday, March 15 from 5:00-6:30pm MIT Sea Grant, 12 Emily St, Cambridge, MA Reception…
An aquaculture farmhand flips oyster bags from a kayak (Photo: John Freidah)
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Introducing: Aquaculture Internships for Massachusetts

Introducing a paid internship program to grow seafood here in Massachusetts! The Massachusetts aquaculture industry is in search of staff who are reliable and willing to learn. Aquaculture Internships for Massachusetts (AIM), a collaborative…
A collage of photographs including a lobster, whale tail, a group standing in water, dune grass, and students launching a Miniboat.
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New Cohort of STREAM Grant Projects Support Coastal Education and Community Science

MIT Sea Grant Announces 11 STREAM Projects Selected for Funding Now in its third year, the STREAM Grant program (Solutions Through Research, Education, and Art in Massachusetts) has awarded a total of 21 grants to a diversity of individuals…
Aquaculturist holding oysters (Photo: North Carolina Sea Grant)
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Sea Grant Continues to Support the Aquaculture Industry with FY23 Investments

December 8, 2023 (Amara Davis, National Sea Grant Announcement)—Globally, aquaculture plays a significant role in seafood production, accounting for more than half of all seafood consumed by humans. In the U.S., aquaculture is increasing in…
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November 3: On the Interaction of Turbulent Boundary Layers with Compliant Surfaces

MIT Sea Grant & MechE Seminar: On the Interaction of Turbulent Boundary Layers with Compliant Surfaces Friday, November 3 at 3:30pm ET MIT Building 3-270, Cambridge, MA Joseph Katz, William F. Ward Sr. Distinguished Professor of Engineering Director…