The 2023 NMFS-Sea Grant Fellows (Top L to R: Kaitlyn Malakoff, Sophia Rahnke, Max Grezlik; Anna Simeon; Bottom L to R: Katrina Zarrella, Zoe Rand, Annie Innes-Gold, Andrea Odell.
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Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries Announce 2023 Joint Fellowship Program Awardees

August 3, 2023 (Brooke Carney, NSGO) >>Read the full Sea Grant announcement Sea Grant and NOAA Fisheries are pleased to announce the 2023 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)-Sea Grant Joint Fellowship recipients. Seven population…
A lighthouse and sea birds on a Massachusetts coast. Photo by Sarah Guitart
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Now Accepting Applications: Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship

Woods Hole Sea Grant and MIT Sea Grant are pleased to jointly announce the Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship is open to new applicants. The purpose of this Fellowship is to support exceptional prospective graduate students…
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MIT Sea Grant Students Travel to Ireland for 2023 OCEANS Conference

Pictured: MIT at the OCEANS Conference! Top: Joice Himawan, Daniel Klahn, Sebastián-Monsalvo, Ansel Garcia-Langley, Adrienne Lai, Emma Rutherford, Arianna Ilvonen, Kevin Bennett, Drew Bennett; Bottom: Suparnamaaya Prasad, Fiona Gillespie,…
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…
An aerial image of the ocean with swirling green and blue colors
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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…
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…
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…
An eel-like aquabot in the MIT Towing Tank
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Engineers Devise a Modular System to Produce Efficient, Scalable Aquabots

The system’s simple repeating elements can assemble into swimming forms ranging from eel-like to wing-shaped. David L. Chandler | MIT News Office — Underwater structures that can change their shapes dynamically, the way fish do, push…
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December 1: MIT Sea Grant FY2024 Core RFP Open House

MIT Sea Grant provides competitive funding opportunities through our Core Request For Proposals (RFP) for Massachusetts research scientists who seek to address marine issues in ways that benefit the Commonwealth. We will hold an Informational…