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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…
Aristide Gumyusenge headshot
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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 drawing of the artificial reef structures just off of a coast with houses.
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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…
An abstract image of a wave with technology patterns
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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…
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 aerial image of the ocean with swirling green and blue colors
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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…
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…