Pingguo He

Pingguo He

Professor / Chairperson

SMAST / Fisheries Oceanography

508-910-6323

508-999-8197

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School for Marine Science & Technology East, New Bedford 127

Education

1982Zhejiang Ocean UniversityB.Eng.
1987University of Aberdeen ScotlandPhD

Teaching

  • Fish Behavior and Conservation Engineering
  • Conservation in World Marine Capture Fisheries

Teaching

Programs

Teaching

Courses

An advanced treatment of a special topic in specific areas of marine sciences and technology with an emphasis on recent developments. The subject matter varies according to the interests of the instructor and the students.

An advanced treatment of a special topic in specific areas of marine sciences and technology with an emphasis on recent developments. The subject matter varies according to the interests of the instructor and the students.

Thesis research on an experimental or theoretical project in Marine Science or Technology under a faculty advisor.

Investigations of a fundamental and/or applied nature representing an original contribution to the scholarly research literature of the field. PhD dissertations are often published in refereed journals or presented at major conferences. A written dissertation must be completed in accordance with the rules of the Graduate School and the School for Marine Science and Technology. Admission to the course is based on successful completion of the PhD comprehensive examination and submission of a formal proposal endorsed by the student's graduate committee and submitted to the SMAST Graduate Program Director.

Research

Research Activities

  • Reducing bycatch and discards in New England Multispecies trawl fishery
  • Reducing bycatch in scallop fishery
  • Improving utilization of healthy fish stocks

Research

Research Awards

  • $ 725,055.00 Vineyard Wind 501N Trawl Surveys
  • $ 15,900.00 Investigating The Effects of Climate on Fishery Catch Rates of New England Groundfish

Research

Research Interests

  • Sustainable fisheries
  • Fish behavior near fishing gear
  • Environmentally friendly fishing gear design
  • Evaluating and reducing fishing impact

Select publications

  • He, P. (2010).
    Behavior of Marine Fishes: Capture Process and Conservation Challenges
    Willey-Blackwell
  • O’Connell, C. P., S.Y. Hyun, S.H. Gruber, and P. He (2015).
    Effects of barium-ferrite permanent magnets on great hammerhead shark Sphyrna mokarran behavior and implications for future conservation technologies
    Endangered Species Research, 26, 243-256.
  • He, P., C. Rillahan and V. Balzano (2015).
    Reduced Herding of Flounders by Floating Bridles: Application in Gulf of Maine Northern Shrimp Trawls to Reduce Bycatch
    ICES Journal of Marine Sciences, 72, 1514-1524.

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