1. MTS President’s Column: March 2020

    Time to Adapt or Evolve “Hybrid vigor” is the term used by biologists to describe the capability for a species or an ecosystem to survive through the evolutionary process of genetic mixing. In short, it means that a group is more apt to survive by integrating with other groups while absorbing those traits and characteristics […]

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  2. The University of Limerick Joins MTS as Institutional Partner

    The University of Limerick, Centre for Robotics & Intelligent Systems – CRIS (www.CRIS.UL.ie ), is a new institutional member of MTS. Established in 2000 by Centre Director Prof Daniel Toal (chair of Electrical Engineering and Robotics at UL), CRIS is the only research centre focused on the application and development of marine robotics in Ireland. […]

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  3. Dynamic Positioning Committee Conference Going Strong

    December 9, 2019 For more than 20 years, the Dynamic Positioning Conference has been the focal point for sharing and advancing the technologies that relate to dynamic positioning. Run by volunteers from the MTS Dynamic Positioning Committee, the two-day conference and workshop drew a few hundred attendees who were welcomed by DP Committee Chair, Pete Fougere, before […]

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  4. Oceans in Action is all About Building Connections that Advance Marine Technology

    In its 9th year, the Oceans in Action Workshop, spearheaded by MTS Gulf Coast Chair Laurie Jugan with help from Section leadership, and in collaboration with the Mississippi Enterprise for Technology (MSET)  brought together an incredible array of corporate, academic, military, and government representatives for three days of information and technology sharing and networking. The […]

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  5. 2019 MTS Annual Report

    At the State of the Society and Awards Presentation Session at OCEANS 2019 Seattle, Marine Technology Society President, Rick Spinrad, shared updates about new initiatives and programs as well as insights about where the Society is headed. To read a quick update about MTS, view the presentation as the 2019 MTS Annual Report.

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  6. MTS Co-Hosts Capitol Hill Ocean Science & Technology Reception; Attends White House Summit

    On the eve of the 2019 White House Summit on Partnerships in Ocean Science & Technology, with representation by MTS President, Rick Spinrad, the Marine Technology Society joined Scripps Institute of Oceanography, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute, and fifteen other ocean research and corporate partners to host a reception on Capitol Hill. Speakers included Rep. Suzanne […]

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  7. Learn About the 2019 MTS Fellows and Award Recipients

    A stellar list of industry veterans and impressive up-and-comers were honored with awards and inducted as MTS Fellows during the awards ceremony at OCEANS 2019 Seattle in October. Learn more about nominating someone for an MTS Award. READ MORE NEWS AND STORIES

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  8. MTS Hawaii Section Reboots

    by Liz Corbin, Former MTS President and Hawaii Section Vice-Chair What’s Hawaii been missing out on for the past couple of years? An active MTS Hawaii section that provides that big tent for everyone interested in any aspect of marine science, technology, engineering and policy. That started changing last August when we kicked off the […]

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  9. OCEANS 2019 Seattle a Success

    By Fritz Stahr, PhD, OCEANS 2019 Seattle Conference Chair More than 1,700 people attended OCEANS 2019 Seattle, October 27-31, at the Washington State Convention Center and the new Hyatt Regency in downtown Seattle. The area’s unique history of forward-thinking ocean research, technology development, federal agency and Navy presence, and focus on the Blue Economy combined […]

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  10. Houston Annual BBQ Supports the Next Generation

    The Houston Section of the Marine Technology Society, the largest Section of the Society, hosted its Annual Barbecue Social and Fundraiser on November 7, 2019. This annual event has become a much anticipated tradition along the Gulf Coast, attracting some 600 offshore industry professionals and their guests. This year’s event was once again hosted by Ashtead Technology Offshore, an independent one stop shop for ROV, […]

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