Dr. Scott Glenn Named MTS Fellow

Scott Glenn was named a Fellow of the Marine Technology Society at the society’s Oceans 2017 meeting held from September 18 to 21 in Anchorage, Alaska. Designation as a Marine Technology Fellow is one of the highest accolades an individual can achieve. Since 1975, this title has been awarded to...

Amy Kuzminov was awarded the Schlanger fellowship

Congratulations to Amy Kuzminov for being awarded one of this year’s distinguished Schlanger Graduate Student Fellowship by the Consortium of Ocean Leadership's U.S. Science Support Program. Amy will be measuring uranium isotope ratios in sediments from the Cretaceous Ocean Anoxic Event 2 (~94 Mya) to test the relative contribution of...

Michael J. Kennish Receives 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Michael J. Kennish has been endorsed by Marquis Who’s Who as a leader in the coastal and marine sciences field Marquis Who’s Who—the world’s premier publisher of biographical profiles—has cited Michael Kennish for his outstanding contributions to the field of estuarine, coastal, and marine sciences.  The award recognizes in particular...

Jackie Specht Receives NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship

A big congratulations to Jackie Specht who has landed a NOAA Coastal Management Fellowship. In August she will begin working with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources to identify new uses of dredge material to promote coastal resilience.

Craig McLean receives Challenger and Distinguished Alumni Awards

On Thursday November 10th, Craig McLean, Assistant Administrator of the Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) spoke at the Marine and Coastal Sciences as part of a series of talks in celebration of the 250th Anniversary of Rutgers University. McLean gave his...

Recent research awards to DMCS scientists

Liz Sikes received a three-year grant from NSF-OCE as co-PI with Kat Allen from University of Maine ($105,000 to Rutgers). Title: “Pacific Ocean stratification since the last ice age: New constraints from benthic foraminifera” Tina Dura is the lead PI with Ben Horton as co-PI on a collaborative three-year grant...

SEBS Excellence Awards 2016

Congratulations Jennifer Francis for receiving the 2016 School of Environmental and Biological Sciences Research Excellence Award for 2016! The SEBS Research Excellence Award is given annually to a faculty member based on the merits of: Socio-economic significance of his/her research program Compatibility with Rutgers overarching areas of academic opportunity Utilization...

Outstanding Senior Award 2016

Kelli Mullane joined Costa Vetriani’s Deep-Sea Microbiology Lab in the spring of 2015 and she is currently completing her George H. Cook honors thesis. Kelli has been working on various aspects of the microbiology of marine geothermal environments, from the production of quorum-sensing signals by deep-sea bacteria to the isolation...

Donato Giovannelli awarded the Deep Carbon Observatory emerging leader award

At the 2015 fall American Geophysical Union (AGU) meeting in San Francisco, Donato Giovannelli, a Postdoctoral researcher in the Marine Microbiology & Microbial Ecology lab was awarded the Deep Carbon Observatory emerging leader award for leading the second DCO Early Career Scientist Workshop in the Azores and pushing the boundaries...