Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed
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Undergraduate students join MIT Sea Grant for hands on summer research

MIT Sea Grant's teaching lab was bustling this summer with more than 10 undergraduate students, and a handful of exceptional high school students all working on projects that varied from mapping eelgrass using drones to building ocean drifters…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

A Bridge between the Sky and Sea: MIT Sea Grant/Space Grant student Matt Mullin

By Bayley Connors, BURECS Matt Mullin, a rising senior at American University, spent his summer conducting coastal erosion research with drone technology. His project, funded by the Massachusetts Space Grant Consortium and taking place at MIT…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

A Step Towards Autonomy: MIT Sea Grant summer UROP Jocelyn Lorrey

By Bayley Connors, BURECS SeaPerch, a remotely operated underwater vehicle, has been used in STEM from classrooms around the world. MIT Sea Grant has trained educators at various levels to construct the underwater robot out of widely available…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

A Simple Design for a Complex Purpose: MIT Sea Grant summer UROP Rachel O¡Grady

By Bayley Connors, BURECS Drifters, often no more than three feet long, are incredibly simple in design. This does not understate their utility, marine scientists have used them for decades to map the currents of world oceans. Rachel O¡Grady,…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed
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Deploying Buoys: MIT Sea Grant summer UROP Noa Yoder

By Bayley Connors, BURECS The AUV Lab of MIT Sea Grant has focused its latest efforts on understanding coastal ocean acidification and Noa Yoder, a rising junior at MIT, is interning with the lab's research engineers, Michael Sacarny and Michael…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

Students build and test marine ROV's as part of the E2@MIT Program

MIT Sea Grant hosted 12 exceptional high school students this past week as part of MIT¡s E2@MIT science and engineering residential camp, MIT Sea Grant hosted the students interested in underwater robotics. Dr. Tom Consi, MIT Sea Grant¡s research…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

Automating Counting Fish: 2016 NOAA Hollings Scholars Caleb Perez and Tzofi Klinghoffer

By Bayley Connors, BURECS2016 Hollings Scholars Caleb Perez and Tzofi Klinghoffer are working this summer with researches at MIT Sea Grant, focusing on developing technological solutions that will improve upon current methods used for monitoring…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

Mapping Eelgrass with Drones: 2016 NOAA Hollings Scholar Scott Nesbit

By Bayley Connors, BURECSUnmanned aerial systems (UAS), better known as drones, have been making headlines in recent years. Their growing prominence continue to raise questions on seemingly every front, ranging from privacy rights, to Amazon¡s…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

Counting fish and mapping eelgrass, MIT Sea Grant's three 2016 NOAA Hollings Scholars

MIT Sea Grant¡s three NOAA Hollings Scholars will present their research at NOAA¡s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland this week.The Hollings Scholarship program and MIT Sea Grant provided the students with an opportunity to pursue their…
Four male students stand on the dock at the MIT Sailing Pavilion with a surface vehicle resembling a miniature boat that they developed

MIT Sea Grant Ocean Acidification Seminar Tuesday June 27th at 12:00

Please join us Tuesday June 27 at MIT Sea Grant for presentations by six MIT Sea Grant funded researchers on their ocean acidification projects.Tuesday June 27th12:00-3:00NW98-152 MIT Sea Grant Large Conference RoomPlease note that our location…