Recognition Received by the WHOI Community


Awards & Recognition

WHOI Scientist Selected 2017 Recipient of Walter Munk Award

Awarded in Recognition of Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea
Source: Media Relations

Commendation from U.S. Chief of Naval Research

Commendation from Chief of Naval Research Matthew Klunder R/V Atlantis's rescue at sea of 93 Egyptians off the coast of Greece on November 25, 2011

Visit of Admiral Gary Roughead, Chief of Naval Operations

On June 10, the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution hosted a visit from Admiral Gary Roughead, the Chief of Naval Operations, marking the first such appearance at the Institution by a serving Chief of Naval Operations.

Sam Laney Receives NASA New Investigator Award

Sam Laney, an assistant scientist in the Biology Department at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), received a 2009 New Investigator Award from NASA’s Earth Science Division.

Bill Jenkins Wins Prestigious Ewing Medal

Bill Jenkins, WHOI senior scientist in Marine Chemistry and Geochemistry and director of the National Ocean Sciences Accelerator Mass Spectrometry Facility (NOSAMS), was awarded the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) 2010 Ewing Medal at the AGU’s Fall Meeting in December in San Francisco.

Hal Caswell Receives First Per Brinck Oikos Award

Biologist Cited for Pioneering Work in Population Dynamics and Demography
Source: Media Relations

Dennis McGillicuddy Receives 27th Annual Rosenstiel Award

Oceanographer Shines Light on Plankton Dynamics
Source: Media Relations

WHOI Geochemist Awarded for Contributions to Geophysics

Stan Hart to Receive Day Prize from the National Academy of Sciences
Source: Media Relations

Acoustical Society of America Honors William Carey

The Acoustical Society of America has awarded Professor and AOPE Guest Investigator William M. Carey (AME) the "2007 Pioneer of Underwater Acoustics" silver medal for his contributions to understanding ocean ambient noise and defining the limits of acoustic array performance in the ocean.

Jim Ledwell Awarded Agassiz Medal by National Academy of Sciences

Senior Scientist Specializes in the Use of Chemical Tracers to Observe Currents in the Ocean
Source: Media Relations

WHOI Honored as a Massachusetts Employer of the Year

17 companies honored for hiring workers with disabilities
Source: Media Relations

WHOI Director Receives Honorary Degree from Long Island University

Will Receive a Second Honorary Degree June 17 from Northeastern University
Source: Media Relations

U.S. Navy Honors Two WHOI Scientists

Source: Media Relations