Outstanding Senior and Undergraduate Research Excellence Award Winners

We are happy to announce the 2019 winners of the awards as follows: Outstanding Senior Award: Lauren Rodgers Lauren Rodgers is a student in Rutgers’ prestigious Honors Program, the merit-based full scholarship awarded to our top students across all disciplines in the University. She is presently completing her degree in...

NOAA 2019-2020 Sea Scallop Research Set-Aside Awards

Kudos to Eleanor Bochenek, Jason Morson and Doug Zemeckis for landing a NOAA Scallop RSA grant! RSA is a unique applied research funding mechanism targeted at resolving industry-driven problems in specific fisheries - see link below for more details. Here is a summary of what they will be tackling: "Can...

2019 Excellence Award Winners

We are happy to announce the 2019 winners of the awards as follows: INTERNATIONAL EXCELLENCE AWARD: Yair Rosenthal | Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences DMCS is excited and proud of Yair Rosenthal who has been awarded the 2019 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Award for International Excellence. This...

Oscar Schofield 2019 Hutchinson Award Recipient

The G. Evelyn Hutchinson award honors a limnologist or oceanographer who has made considerable contributions to knowledge, and whose future work promises a continued legacy of scientific excellence. Dr. Oscar Schofield is the 2019 recipient of the G. Evelyn Hutchinson Award for transforming our understanding of the physical and chemical...

Kenneth Able Named Recipient of the Dwight A. Webster Memorial Award

The Northeastern Division of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) has named Rutgers University-New Brunswick’s Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) faculty member Kenneth W. Able the 2018 recipient of the Dwight A. Webster Memorial Award. Able is a Distinguished Professor in the Rutgers Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences,...

DMCS Graduate Student Michael Brown Awarded Mistletoe Research Fellowship

Michael Brown, a DMCS PhD Candidate in Oceanography, was awarded a 2018 Mistletoe Research Fellowship. This is the inaugural year of the program, which is run by the Mistletoe Foundation. The fellowship consists of 1) a $10,000 Unfettered Research Grant to support university research, and 2) a Startup Collaboration to...

DMCS Oceanography graduate students Jennifer Walker and Stanley Ko awarded Louis Bevier and NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

PhD candidate Jennifer Walker was awarded the Louis Bevier Fellowship. This award supports graduate students in completing their dissertation thesis. Jennifer studies past sea-level change to bridge the gap between short-term instrumental records and long-term geological reconstructions and to better understand future sea-level rise under changing climate. Her research focuses...

Paul Falkowski Awarded Prestigious Tyler Prize for Environmental Sciences

One of the world’s greatest pioneers in the field of biological oceanography, Dr. Paul Falkowski is a distinguished professor in the Departments of Marine and Coastal Sciences and Earth and Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University. Focusing primarily on phytoplankton, coral, and the primary production of aquatic organisms, Dr. Falkowski studies...