1. In Memoriam: Help Us Honor Our Oceans Colleagues

    Part of honoring our colleagues in the ocean community is to recognize their achievements through awards and remember them when they have passed. If you know a member of MTS, or someone in the greater ocean community, who has made substantial contributions to the field and has died in the past year, please email us […]

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  2. MTS/Oceaneering Symposium Brings Insights on Autonomous Vehicle Development

    Greater endurance. That’s where Federal Agencies and the military want to see the greatest improvement in autonomous marine vehicles. That was one of many takeaways from the Annual MTS/Oceaneering Symposium held in Maryland this September. The 27th annual event, co-hosted by the MTS DC Section and Oceaneering, is lovingly thought of as the “crabfest” for […]

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  3. Lakebed 2030 TechSurge Brings Focus to Great Lakes Mapping

    The Marine Technology Society’s Great Lakes Section hosted a TechSurge in Traverse City, MI on October 1-2, 2019, at Northwestern Michigan College’s Great Lakes Water Studies Institute. Lakebed 2030 was the first MTS conference held in the Great Lakes region. Analogous in focus to the Seabed 2030 effort, Lakebed 2030 aimed to establish communication among stakeholders […]

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  4. MTS President’s Column – October 2019

    A Global Society Rick Spinrad, PhD, CMarSciMTS President I was talking with a colleague recently who asked me what we did at the “American Marine Technology Society”.  I was, of course, quick to correct him that our name is simply the Marine Technology Society, and that we are truly a global organization.  I shared with […]

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  5. MTS Partnership Update – October 2019

    Kathleen HerndonMTS Executive Director The Society has a long and proud history of partnership with related organizations in the marine technology space. These relationships increase and diversify the membership of the Society; broaden and enhance the visibility and influence of the Society with a range of audiences, including the international community, decision-makers and policy-makers, technical […]

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  6. OCEANS 2019 Seattle Conference Highlights Blue Technology Collaborations for Future Sustainable Ocean Development and Marine Debris Mitigation

    SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, October 15, 2019 – Organizers expect more than 1,500 scientists and engineers to attend OCEANS 2019 Seattle, scheduled for October 27-31, at the Washington State Convention Center. More than 300 scientific research papers will be presented at the annual fall OCEANS Conference that connects ocean researchers with the engineers and companies making instruments, […]

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  7. The 2019 State of Technology Report Issue is Here

    Read the latest issue of the Marine Technology Society Journal and journey from the center of the Earth, to the ocean’s deepest depths, to outer space in this year’s MTS Journal State of Technology Report. The first piece, by Dr. Alfredo Giron-Nava, the recipient of the inaugural Walter Monk Scholar Award, inspires creativity and offers […]

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  8. The Marine Technology Society Announces its 2019 Award Recipients

    (WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 28, 2019) – The Marine Technology Society has announced its 2019 award winners. The individual recipients—students, young professionals, and career professionals—have distinguished themselves in their work, through technological accomplishment, volunteer service, or mentorship. Companies and MTS Committees and Sections are also honored. The awards will be presented on October 29, 2019, […]

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  9. MTS Continues Support of National Ocean Sciences Bowl

    MTS is proud to continue supporting the National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB) annual competition. Each year the NOSB relies on volunteers to submit questions for the regional and national competitions (a whopping 2,500 questions are needed each year). Last year MTS members came through with more than 100 quiz questions. Can you do it again?  […]

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  10. MTS President’s Column – August 2019

    Are we relevant? Rick Spinrad, PhD, CMarSciMTS President In preparation for our upcoming MTS elections, I’ve had some interesting discussions with MTS members, and others, about the importance of what we – as marine technologists – do, in the eyes of the broader public.  Suffice it to say that while marine technology did not come […]

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