15 JWAFS 2023 Seed Grant recipients
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J-WAFS Announces 2023 Seed Grant Recipients | Aquaculture Funded Project

Maria Paula Acosta Bello/MIT News | Today, the Abdul Latif Jameel Water and Food Systems Lab (J-WAFS) announced its ninth round of seed grants to support innovative research projects at MIT. The grants are designed to fund research efforts…
MIT MechE/MIT Sea Grant students Emma Rutherford and Alexander Zhang with their poster and housing design for a high-speed underwater camera.
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MIT Sea Grant Students Recognized at MIT MechE De Florez Award Competition

The MIT Mechanical Engineering De Florez Award Competition took place on Thursday May 11th to recognize Course 2 students demonstrating "Outstanding Ingenuity and Creative Judgment" in areas that utilize mechanical engineering knowledge…
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Modeling Future Ocean Acidification for Coastal Industries

Mechanical Engineering PhD Candidate Bianca Champenois looks at geophysical systems of land, air, and water to help track ocean acidification. MIT SPECTRUM – Bianca Champenois SM '22 looks at a digital map of Massachusetts Bay speckled with…
A person holds a plastic bag on the shore of a beach.
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Addressing Marine Debris through Education and Community Engagement

Massachusetts Marine Debris From Source to Stellwagen: A Comprehensive Suite of Tools for Environmental Educators PI: Dr. Michael Triantafyllou, Director, MIT Sea Grant Co-PIs: Dr. Kristin Burkholder, Associate Professor of Environmental Science,…
Four photographs showing students working at a table, pulling up a plankton tow, and holding a crab, and an image of the Charles River Floating Wetland
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MIT Sea Grant Announces 2023 STREAM Funded Projects

Six new STREAM Grant projects focus on coastal education, renewable energy, and sea level rise MIT Sea Grant launched a new grants program this past year, open to a diversity of applicants across Massachusetts. STREAM Grants — Solutions…
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Welcoming MIT MechE Assistant Professor Kaitlyn Becker as 2023 Doherty Professor in Ocean Utilization

MIT Sea Grant welcomes MIT alumna and Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering Kaitlyn Becker as a 2023 Doherty Professor in Ocean Utilization. Assistant Professor Becker was nominated by Ford Professor of Engineering Evelyn Wang, Department…
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April 18: Science Friday Climate Fair

>>View Event Page via WBUR Attention families! Join Science Friday at CitySpace during Massachusetts school vacation week for a science fair exploring the ways scientists, educators and engineers are inventing solutions to climate change,…
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Nature Photography & Environmental Storytelling Workshop

Nature Photography & Environmental Storytelling Workshop Hosted by: Harvard Natural History Museum + Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (Visit the HMSC website for full details) Thursday, May 4 – Sunday, May 7, 2023  In-person…
Arianna Ilvonen holds her Best UROP Poster Award certificate from the MIT Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition.
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MIT Sea Grant UROP Arianna Ilvonen wins Best UROP Poster Award

Congratulations to Arianna Ilvonen on winning Best UROP Poster Award at the annual MIT Mechanical Engineering Research Exhibition on March 10, 2023! Arianna (MechE '24) developed and deployed an autonomous, cable-mounted coastal monitoring…
Fishing boat on the water at sunrise
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The Success of “Small Boats, Big Taste” with CCCFA

MIT Sea Grant collaborated with the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance on the “Small Boats, Big Taste” program with partners across MA, including the Greater Boston Food Bank. The efforts helped connect families and foodbanks with…