1. 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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  2. 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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  3. New York Times Highlights Bubble Craft Manned Submersibles

    New York Times journalist William J. Broad, interviewed MTS Manned Underwater Vehicles Chair, Will Kohnen, and MTS member Patrick Lahey, president of Triton Submarines in this November 18, 2019, feature article. By William J. Broad, November 19, 2019 Bruce H. Robison, a marine biologist at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California, began prowling the deep […]

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  4. MTS President Rick Spinrad Talks with Hawaii Public Radio

    On a quick trip to visit the MTS Hawaii Section and give seminars at NOAA and University of Hawaii, MTS President, Rick Spinrad, stopped in at Hawaii Public Radio to talk about MTS and landscape of the marine technology field. Listen to the interview. https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/conversation-marine-technology-affects-more-oceans#stream/0

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. New Award for Students Named to Honor Famed Oceanographer Walter Munk

    Alfredo Giron is the first recipient of the Walter Munk Scholar Award (WASHINGTON, D.C. – June 19, 2019) – This week at the MTS-OES OCEANS Marseille conference, in France, the Marine Technology Society and the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans announced their establishment of the Walter Munk Scholar Award. The newly created award honors […]

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