SMAST's cutting-edge research projects emphasize interdisciplinary basic-to-applied marine sciences.

UMass Dartmouth’s School for Marine Science & Technology (SMAST) is a nationally and internationally recognized research institution located in New Bedford, Massachusetts, the nation’s top fishing port. SMAST conducts world class education, research and policy development related to fisheries, coastal preservation, ocean modeling, underwater robotics, climate change and related fields.

Your gifts to SMAST make an impact, not only on our students, but on the region, as cutting-edge marine science and fisheries research conducted at SMAST provides critical information on the marine industry that is at the heart of the SouthCoast economy.

Thank you for joining us as we educate the next generation of marine scientists and make a lasting impact on the region.