1. 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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  2. Hands-on Training at the Marine Technology Camps

    This summer, the Marine Technology Society partnered with Northwestern Michigan College and Rutgers University to offer two hands-on technology experiences for students. The vision of the camps has been to give undergraduates an opportunity to have a hands-on experience – learning about, deploying, and collecting data using a range of marine technologies. The Marine Technology […]

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  3. OCEANS 2019 Marseille a Success

    OCEANS 2019 Marseille proved to be a very successful conference, attended by 1,000 marine technology professionals from around the world who spoke and presented posters on a variety of key topics while dozens of exhibitors showed off the latest technology in the Exhibit Hall.  Notably, attendees heard compelling plenary presentations on underwater vehicle developments, an […]

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  4. MTS Buoy Workshop – From Down Under to North Carolina

    In April, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO) hosted the first “MTS International Buoy Workshop” at its marine labs in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. Much like Buoy Workshops of the past, the meeting brought together; science, engineering and technical staff engaged in mooring design and operations to discuss their work and share challenges.  As […]

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  5. New Jersey Forms New Regional Student Section

    Introducing the newly formed New Jersey Student Section of the Marine Technology Society. In an effort to offer students more flexible ways to engage with the Society, we are piloting a new organizational structure for Student Sections, a regional approach. On July 31, students and advisors from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New […]

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  6. Meet the Board of Directors Candidates

    The MTS Board of Directors has announced its slate of candidates for two open positions – Vice President of Education, and Vice President of Government and Public Affairs. The slate of candidates is presented below, with links to their bios. Beginning September 9, 2019, and running through the OCEANS 2019 Seattle conference, all MTS members in […]

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  7. Announcing the Great Lakes TechSurge

    This October 1-2, the Marine Technology Society Great Lakes Section will bring together science and research, policy, government, and industry professionals to share the latest marine technology advances and applications in the Great Lakes. The two-day event will: Focus on Great Lakes marine mapping and observation data, Develop a strategy to catalog new and existing […]

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  8. OCEANS 2019 Seattle – Get Early Pricing Discount (Through Sept. 16)

    We hope to see you on the West Coast at OCEANS 2019 Seattle this October 27-31, at the Washington State Convention Center, where we’ll gather with 2,000 marine technology experts to experience dozens of educational sessions and poster presentations on key industry topics including sessions focused on local themes. OCEANS brings together leaders from industry, […]

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  9. MTS Student Members Win the Smart India Hackathon 2019

    Innovation and problem solving are what the national Smart India Hackathon is all about and MTS Student Chapter members were victorious, beating 16 teams to place first in the “Smart Cities” category with their innovative solution for collecting floating waste on static water bodies and using sensors to relay water quality information. The team members […]

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  10. The Marine Technology Society and the Society for Underwater Technology Announce Agreement to Collaborate

    (WASHINGTON, D.C./LONDON – June 27, 2019) – The Marine Technology Society and the Society for Underwater Technology announced that they have entered into a three-year Memorandum of Agreement to explore ways to work together to the benefit of their collective membership. “In looking at our organizations, we find that we share similar missions that could […]

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