WHOI scientists recognized for outstanding achievement

Erin Fischell tests a new autonomous underwater vehicle

Erin Fischell wins Moore Inventor Fellowship

October 15, 2019

Erin Fischell, an assistant scientist in Applied Ocean Physics and Engineering at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, has been awarded the Moore Inventor Fellowship for her work on ocean robotics.

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Chris Linder wins Photography Award for story on Adélie penguins

September 25, 2019

Expedition Multimedia Specialist Chris Linder wins Nature’s Best Photography Magazine’s Conservation Story Award on Adélie penguins

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Magazine ranks WHOI president and director #5 among ocean leaders

August 22, 2019

WHOI President and Director Mark Abbott has been ranked #5 in Marine Technology Reporter’s top 100 subsea leaders, innovators, and technologies.

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WHOI scientists win awards

August 7, 2019

Two WHOI scientists were among 82 distinguished scientists to receive accolades from the AGU, and another WHOI scientist was elected an American Meteorological Society (AMS) fellow for 2020.

Dan Zitterbart

ONR’s Young Investigator Program Honors Zitterbart

November 19, 2018

March 19, 2019 The Naval Research (ONR) recognized 25 awardees of the 2019 Young Investigator Program (YIP), which included Daniel…

Matt Charette and Ken Buesseler

2019 Martin Award Honors Charette and Buesseler

June 19, 2018

March 19, 2019 The Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography presents the John H. Martin Award to one…

Jim Ledwell

Jim Ledwell Selected as a Fellow of The Oceanography Society

October 17, 2017

Jim Ledwell, Emeritus Research Scholar at the Wood Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), has been named a 2017 Fellow of The…

Andone Lavery

WHOI Scientist Selected 2017 Recipient of Walter Munk Award

August 10, 2017

The Oceanography Society proudly announces that Dr. Andone C. Lavery has been selected as the 2017 recipient the Walter Munk Award for Distinguished Research in Oceanography Related to Sound and the Sea. Dr. Lavery is an Associate Scientist with Tenure in the Department of Applied Ocean Physics & Engineering at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.

Loral O'Hara

WHOI Research Engineer Selected for NASA Astronaut Program

June 7, 2017

Research Engineer Loral O’Hara was introduced today at Johnson Space Flight Center as a member of NASA’s most recent class of astronauts. O’Hara was one of just 12 to be selected from an applicant pool of more than 18,300 — the largest number NASA has ever received.

Don Anderson

Don Anderson Selected for Prestigious Ketchum Award for Coastal Research

April 3, 2017

Senior Scientist Don Anderson will receive WHOI’s prestigious 2017 Bostwick H. Ketchum Award, which honors an internationally recognized scientist who demonstrates an innovative approach to coastal research, leadership in the scientific community, and who forges a link between coastal research and societal issues.