Unyime Usua and Santiago Borrego stand in front of MIT Sea Grant
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Two Students Win 2024 Dean A. Horn Award

Unyime Usua and Santiago Borrego win 2024 Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research MIT Sea Grant is happy to announce the winners of the 2024 Dean A. Horn Award for Undergraduate Study in Marine Research. This year’s…
River herring migrating up a river (Photo: Tim Briggs)
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River Herring Machine Learning Monitoring Systems

MIT Sea Grant Assistant Director, Advisory Services Robert Vincent and a team from the Institute for Experiential Robotics at Northeastern University – Anuj Shrivatsav Srikanth, Saicharan Thirandas, Dhanush Adithya Balamuguran, Anurag…
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…
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Artificial Reef Designed by MIT Engineers to Protect Marine Life, Reduce Storm Damage

Artificial reef designed by MIT engineers could protect marine life, reduce storm damage The sustainable and cost-saving structure could dissipate more than 95 percent of incoming wave energy using a small fraction of the material…
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March 20: MIT Sea Grant Symposium with FY22 + FY23 Funded Researchers

Wednesday, March 20, 2024 from 12 - 4 PM ET (Virtual) Join MIT Sea Grant for a symposium on Wednesday, March 20th from 12-4PM. Hear from our FY2022 and FY2023 funded researchers focusing on water quality and ocean acidification, modeling…
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MIT Sea Grant Announces Six Core RFP Funded Projects

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities for Massachusetts research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the state and region. Funding is provided through MIT Sea Grant’s competitive Core Request…
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Northeast Funding Opportunity: Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Partner to Invest $1M

Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries partner to invest $1 million to advance understanding of fishing community interactions with offshore wind development JANUARY 10, 2024 — The Northeast Sea Grant Consortium, in partnership with the National…
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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…