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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…
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Survey: Share your input with Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel by Nov. 18

The Northeast Aquatic Nuisance Species Panel (NEANS Panel, NortheastANS.org) would like to hear from you about your work and involvement with marine invasive species. The Panel, including MIT Sea Grant research scientist Carolina Bastidas, is…
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Job Posting: Sustainable Solutions for Climate with MIT Resilient Communities Lab

RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P)-Center for Advanced Urbanism-MIT Resilient Communities Lab (RCL), to join a team working on sustainable solutions for climate change adaptation that integrates traditional ecological…
Dr. Juliet Simpson holds sediment core on a boat in Massachusetts.
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New Paper Explores Eelgrass Carbon Storage and Wave Intensity in Nahant

A paper published in Science of the Total Environment shows how carbon rates in a Nahant seagrass meadow correlate with wave intensity A team of researchers from the Environmental Protection Agency, Boston University, MIT, and others including…
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New Whitepapers Outline Contaminants of Emerging Concern in Marine Waters

  Recommendations of the Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (Region 1) and Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection The Outfall Monitoring Science Advisory Panel (OMSAP),…
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MIT Sea Grant Announces First STREAM Funded Projects

  STREAM Grants program kicks off with documentary filmmaking, water quality monitoring, robotics, and microplastics research August 30, 2022 —  This May, MIT Sea Grant launched a new grants program open to a diversity of Massachusetts…
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Massachusetts Sea Grant Fellows Focus in on Microplastics and Seabirds

MIT Sea Grant and Woods Hole Sea Grant jointly announce two fellows with new Massachusetts Sea Grant Graduate Research Fellowship August 8, 2022 — Last August, MIT Sea Grant and Woods Hole Sea Grant announced a new fellowship program to…