SMAST Faculty

DEOS Faculty | DFO Faculty

 

DEOS Faculty

Name Qualifications Specializations Laboratory 
Altabet, Mark A. Dept. Chairperson, Professor, BS 1979 State University of New York at Stony Brook, PhD 1984 Harvard University
 Marine and environmental chemistry  Isotope Biogeochemistry
Bisagni, James J. Professor, BS 1972 University of New York at Stony Brook, MS 1976, PhD 1991 University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography   Physical oceanography, satellite oceanography  Oceanographic Remote Sensing
Brown, Wendell S. Professor, BS 1965, MS 1967 Brown University, PhD 1971 Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
  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    Ocean circulation, operational modeling, basin-scale climate studies  Oceanographic Modeling and Analysis
Goodman, Louis Professor, BS 1967, MS 1969, PhD 1971 Drexel University   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    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   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 Associate 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   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   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.
Associate Professor, BA 1991 University of California, ScM 1995, PhD 1998 Massachusetts Institute of Technology   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   Fluid dynamics, physical oceanography, environmental and computational physics  Upper Ocean Dynamics

DEOS Adjunct Faculty

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
Mountain, David Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service  
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 Qualifications Specializations Laboratory 
Stokesbury, Kevin Dept. Chairperson, Professor, BSc 1984, MSc 1987 Acadia University, Nova Scotia, PhD 1994 Universite Laval, Quebec 
  Marine biology/ecology focusing on fisheries including scallop population dynamics and life history studies  Marine Fisheries Field Research Group
Azadivar, Farhad Professor (Joint with Mechanical Engineering), BSc 1970, MSc 1972, PhD 1980 Purdue University    Modeling and optimization of manufacturing systems, computer simulation, management of technological innovation.  Mechanical Engineering
Cadrin, Steven X. Associate Professor, BS 1985 Long Island University, MS 1995 University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, PhD 2003 University of Rhode Island   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   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 Assistant Professor, BS 1994 Cornell University, MA 1996, PhD 2001 Princeton University   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  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   Marine resource economics, comparative economic systems, and history of economic thought  Fisheries Oceanography
He, Pingguo Associate Professor of Marine Science and Technology, BEng 1982 Zhejiang (China) Ocean University, PhD 1987 University of Aberdeen (UK)   Fish behavior and fishing gear, sustainable utilization of fisheries resource of northeastern US and beyond  
 Fish Behavior and Conservation Engineering 
Hyun, Saang-Yoon Assistant Professor of Marine Science and Technology, BS 1993 Cheju (Korea) National University, MS 1996, PhD 2002 University of Washington   Statistical inference of population parameters, prediction of future abundance, biostatistics, ecological modeling, population dynamics, and stock assessment  Quantitative Fisheries Management
Rothschild, Brian Professor Emeritus, BS 1957 Rutgers University, MS 1959 University of Maine, PhD 1962 Cornell University  Population dynamics, fishery management, ocean ecosystems  Marine Finfish Dynamics Group
O’Connor, Nancy J. Professor, Biology Department Chairperson, BS 1980 Southeastern Massachusetts University (UMass Dartmouth), MS 1982 University of Delaware, PhD 1990 North Carolina State University  Marine invertebrate ecology, biology of marine larvae  Biology
Turner, Jefferson Taylor Chancellor Professor, (Joint with Biology), BS 1969 Guilford College, MA 1972 University of South Florida, PhD 1977 Texas A&M University   Biological oceanography   Biological Oceanography - Plankton Ecology 

DFO Adjunct Faculty

Michael Armstrong 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



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