1. Member Profile: Ronald A. Vien

    Ronald A. Vien serves as the Technical Director of the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) Division Newport. MTS President Rick Spinrad spoke with Director Vien at MTS’ 2019 Oceans in Action Conference. Following that meeting, Rick had an opportunity to pose a number of questions to Director Vien. Their conversation follows. Rick Spinrad (RS): What […]

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  2. 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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  3. MTS Sponsors Community College Students to Attend Underwater Intervention

    As part of its focus on supporting students and developing careers in marine technology, MTS sponsored five students from Northwestern Michigan College (NMC, Traverse City, MI) to attend the Underwater Intervention (UI) conference in New Orleans in February. Bernadette Bottke, Kelly Smith, Abby Siddall, Dalton Mitchell, and Caitlin Harrigan are enrolled in NMC’s Marine Technology […]

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  4. POSTPONED: Offshore Technology Conference

    “The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) recognizes the unprecedented global challenge associated with the current COVID-19 pandemic. The health and safety of our partners, attendees, exhibitors, staff, and community are of the utmost importance, and our hearts go out to all who have been affected. Considering the rapidly changing guidance from governments and companies, OTC has […]

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  5. POSTPONED UNTIL SPRING 2021: Florida TechSurge – Florida Estuary and Coastal Monitoring

    The Florida TechSurge – originally scheduled for April 1 -2, 2020 – will now take place in Spring 2021 due to concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus disease 2019. Full refunds will be given to all those who have registered. The health and wellbeing of our members, exhibitors, staff, and partners is of […]

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  6. POSTPONED UNTIL 2021 – 14th Buoy Workshop

    The 14th Buoy Technology Workshop, originally scheduled for April 13-16, 2020 in Wilmington, North Carolina will now take place in 2021 due to concerns about COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus disease 2019. Full refunds will be given to all those who have registered. The health and wellbeing of our members, exhibitors, staff, and partners […]

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  7. MTS IIT, Madras Student Section Convenes Inaugural “MTS TechSym 2020”

    From February 29 – March 1, 2020, MTS’ Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras Student Section held its first ever “MTS TechSym 2020”, a two-day, student organized national symposium designed to accelerate discoveries in maritime and ocean science. The theme for this first-of-its-kind gathering was “Advances in Research and Development, Innovation, and the Utilization of […]

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  8. Federal Agencies’ Provide Strategic Outlook on the Future of Ocean Observations

    Earth observations impact our lives every day. The United States relies on a robust system of Earth observations from satellite, aerial, shipboard, and in situ platforms to enable individuals and organizations to make informed decisions to strengthen public safety and boost the marine economy. At a Town Hall event at the 2019 Oceans Conference, “Federal […]

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  9. 2020 Marine Technology Camps

    The Marine Technology Society (MTS) is pleased to partner with Northwestern Michigan College and Rutgers University to offer two field experiences during the summer of 2020. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals (aged 18+) with little to no experience using marine technologies to gain the valuable field experiences which enhance degrees and build skills […]

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  10. 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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