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 SMAST Faculty

School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) Faculty

Department of Estuarine and Ocean Sciences Faculty | Department of Fisheries Oceanography Faculty

 

DEOS Faculty

Name / Contact Info
Biographical Info
Specializations Laboratory 
Altabet, Mark A.

Dept. Chairperson, Professor, BS 1979 State University of New York at Stony Brook, PhD 1984 Harvard University

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Marine and environmental chemistry Isotope Biogeochemistry
Bisagni, James J.

Professor Emeritus, BS 1972 University of New York at Stony Brook, MS 1976, PhD 1991 University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography

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Physical oceanography, satellite oceanography Oceanographic Remote Sensing
Bourbonnais, Annie

Assistant Research Professor, BS 2005 University of Ottawa, Canada, PhD 2012 University of Victoria, Canada

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Marine and environmental chemistry

Isotope Biogeochemistry
Brown, Wendell S.

Professor, BS 1965, MS 1967 Brown University, PhD 1971 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 

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Coastal physical oceanography, moored ocean observations, real time circulation modeling and data/information management system development Ocean Observation
Gangopadhyay, Avijit

Professor,  PhD 1990 University of Rhode Island 


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Ocean circulation, operational modeling, basin-scale climate studies Oceanographic Modeling and Analysis
Goodman, Louis

Professor Emeritus, BS 1967, MS 1969, PhD 1971 Drexel University 

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Physical oceanography, ocean internal waves, turbulence and mixing, bottom and surface mixed layers, ocean acoustics, autonomous underwater vehicles Marine Turbulence
Howes, Brian L.

Professor, BA 1974 Rutgers University, MA 1980, PhD 1984 Boston University 

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Estuarine and embayment nutrient cycling and modeling; saltwater and freshwater wetland, lake, embayment management and restoration Coastal Systems
Lohrenz, Steven E.

Dean, Professor, BA 1978 University of Oregon, PhD 1985 Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution 


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Study of biological distributions and productivity as well as cycling of carbon and nutrients in coastal and ocean waters using ship-based measurements and optical and remotely sensed observations Marine Ecosystem Science
MacDonald, Daniel

Professor (Civil Engineering), SMAST Affiliate Faculty, BSCE 1992 University of New Hampshire, MS 1996 Cornell University, PhD 2002 Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute Joint Program

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Estuarine oceanography, hydrodynamics, stratified turbulence, environmental engineering Coastal Engineering and Fluid Mechanics
Pilskaln, Cynthia

Professor, BA 1978 University of Vermont, MA Harvard University 1980, PhD 1985 Harvard University 

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Marine and lacustrine biogeochemistry and sedimentation processes, in-situ marine particle dynamics, particle optics and imaging technology Biogeochemical Particle Flux and Sedimentation 
Sundermeyer, Miles A.

Professor, BA 1991 University of California, ScM 1995, PhD 1998 Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Dispersion and transport processes, numerical modeling of mixing and stirring, numerical modeling of physical and biological interactions Ocean Mixing and Stirring
Tandon, Amit  

Professor (Mechanical Engg.), SMAST Affiliate Faculty, BTech 1987 Indian Institute of Technology, PhD 1992 Cornell University

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Fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, environmental and computational physics Upper Ocean Dynamics

DEOS Adjunct Faculty

Brink, Kenneth Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (senior scientist emeritus)
Farrington, John Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (emeritus)  
Ford, Kathryn Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Greene, Andrew Naval UnderSea Warfare Center  
Hebert, Dave Bedford Institute of Oceanography
Honjo, Susumu  Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute (emeritus)
Lelong, M. Pascale NorthWest Research Associates
Mahadevan, Amala Physical Oceanographer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Pfister, Catherine Hull Biological Laboratories, University of Chicago
Saint Laurent, Lou Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Teal, John Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (emeritus)
Taylor, Craig Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  
Warn-Varnas, Alex Consultant, Jacobs Technology  

 

 

DFO Faculty

Name / Contact Info
Biographical Info Specializations Laboratory 
Bethoney, N. David

Research Assistant Professor, BS 2008 Colby College, MS 2010, PhD 2013 University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth School for Marine Science and Technology

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Applied Research: Resource Assessment and bycatch avoidance

Marine Fisheries Field Research Group
Cadrin, Steven X.

Dept. Chairperson

Professor, BS 1985 Long Island University, MS 1995 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, PhD 2003 University of Rhode Island

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General fisheries science that is relevant to resource management, population modeling of fishery resources, spatial population structure and movement, collaborative research with fishermen Fisheries Biology and Assessment Lab
Chen, Changsheng

Montgomery Charter Professor, BS 1979, MS 1983 Ocean University of Qingdao, China, MS 1989, PhD 1992 Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
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Modeling and observational exploration of coastal ocean circulation, oceanic frontal processes, turbulent mixing/bottom boundary layer dynamics, chaotic mixing, western boundary currents, internal waves and tides, and biological/physical interaction Marine Ecosystem Dynamics Modeling
Cowles, Geoffrey

Associate Professor, BS 1994 Cornell University, MA 1996, PhD 2001 Princeton University

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The application of numerical methods to problems in fluid and ecosystem dynamics including both scheme development and applications Computational Methods
Fay, Gavin

Assistant Professor, BS 2000 University of Stirling, MS 2004, PhD 2012 University of Washington

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Developing interdisciplinary modelling approaches to extend the scope of applications for fisheries and ecosystem assessment methods; testing the performance of decision support tools for living marine resource management  The Fay Lab
Georgianna, Daniel

Chancellor Professor, (Economics), SMAST Affiliate Faculty, BS 1965 College of the Holy Cross, PhD 1977 University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Marine resource economics, comparative economic systems, and history of economic thought Fisheries Oceanography
He, Pingguo

Professor of Marine Science and Technology, BEng 1982 Zhejiang (China) Ocean University, PhD 1987 University of Aberdeen (UK)

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Fish behavior and fishing gear, sustainable utilization of fisheries resource of northeastern US and beyond  
Fish Behavior and Conservation Engineering 
Rothschild, Brian

Professor Emeritus, BS 1957 Rutgers University, MS 1959 University of Maine, PhD 1962 Cornell University

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Population dynamics, fishery management, ocean ecosystems Marine Finfish Dynamics Group
Stokesbury, Kevin

Professor, BSc 1984, MSc 1987 Acadia University, Nova Scotia, PhD 1994 Universite Laval, Quebec

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Marine biology/ecology focusing on fisheries including scallop population dynamics and life history studies Marine Fisheries Field Research Group
Turner, Jefferson

Chancellor Professor, (Joint with Biology), BS 1969 Guilford College, MA 1972 University of South Florida, PhD 1977 Texas A&M University

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Biological oceanography  Biological Oceanography - Plankton Ecology 

DFO Adjunct Faculty

Armstrong, Michael Asst. Director, Fisheries Biology, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries
Beardsley, Robert Physical Oceanographer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  
Bochenek, Eleanor Marine Scientist, Haskin Shellfish Research Laboratory, Rutgers University
Boreman, John Director, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service  
Bucklin, Ann Head, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Connecticut
Churchill, James Research Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Diodati, Paul Director, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries  
Fogarty, Michael Chief, Ecosystem Assessment Program, NOAA, NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Hare, Jonathan Supervisory Marine Research Scientist, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center 
Harris, Bradley Assistant Professor of Marine Biology, Alaska Pacific University
Jacobson, Larry, Invertebrate Resources Task Leader, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service  
Ji, Rubao Associate Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Kritzer, Jake Senior Marine Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund
Link, Jason Program Leader, Food Web Dynamics Program, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service  
Mandelman, John Research Scientist, New England Aquarium
McGillicuddy, Dennis Senior Scientist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Miller, Timothy Research Fishery Biologist, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Murawski, Steven Director of Scientific Programs, Chief Science Advisor, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service; Research Professor, University of South Florida 
Palka, Debra Research Fishery Biologist, NOAA, NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Pierce, David Deputy Director, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries  
Rago, Paul Chief Scientist, Population Dynamics Branch, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service  
Schizas, Nicolaos Professor, University of Puerto Rico
Sherman, Kenneth Director, U.S. Large Marine Ecosystems Program
Sissenwine, Michael Visiting Scholar, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Skomal, Gregory Senior Marine Fisheries Biologist, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries  
Stevens, Bradley Professor of Environmental Science, University of Maryland Eastern Shore  
Thunberg, Eric Economist, NOAA, NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Townsend, David Professor of Oceanography, University of Maine
Wahle, Rick Research Associate Professor, Darling Marine Center, University of Maine
Weinberg, James Fishery Biologist, NOAA, NMFS, Northeast Fisheries Science Center
Winger, Paul Centre for Sustainable Aquatic Resources Fisheries and Marine Institute of Memorial University
Wu, Zhong-Xiang
Center for Exposure Assessment & Dose Reconstruction, Exponent Inc.



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