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Inaugural Winner of Walter Munk Scholar Award

Alfredo Giron Walter Munk scholar

At the OCEANS 2019 Marseille conference in France, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) and the Walter Munk Foundation for the Oceans announced their establishment of the Walter Munk Scholar Award. The newly created award honors Walter Munk’s legacy of daring exploration and discovery through ocean science and technology research, as well as his dedication to ocean education and conservation. Munk authored more than 200 scientific research

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Scholarships Available for Students in Marine Studies Programs

Last year, the Marine Technology Society (MTS) awarded approximately $60,000 in scholarships to students attending full-time marine-related undergraduate and graduate programs. This year, 10 scholarships ranging from $1,000 up to $8,000 will be awarded. Students accepted into full-time marine-related programs with focus in marine technology, marine engineering and/or marine science are eligible. MTS also provides opportunities for students at institutions

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Marine Technology Society Has New Executive Director

MTS, the Marine Technology Society, announced the appointment of Kathleen Herndon, Ph.D. as its next executive director. A graduate of the College of William and Mary and a Monroe Scholar, Herndon earned her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in psychological research and program evaluation from Walden University. She has led numerous research studies and has served as the managing editor of

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Marine Technology Society Seeks New Executive Director

The Marine Technology Society is launching a formal search to identify its next executive director after the resignation of Executive Director Kevin J. Traver in May. While the search is in process, Deputy Executive Director Kevyan Ann Sly will serve as acting executive director. The Marine Technology Society was incorporated in June 1963 to give members of academia, government and

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Rolls-Royce To Offer Marine Engines with Electric Turbocharge by 2021

  Rolls-Royce Power Systems has acquired exclusive rights to G+L innotec’s cross-charger technology, which implements electrically-assisted charging of off-highway combustion engines above 450 kW. Through a development collaboration between G+L innotec and Rolls Royce’s MTU Friedrichshafen, the company hopes to offer the new MTU engines by 2021. The electric drive has been installed in turbochargers and component testing was performed.

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MTS Awards

The Marine Technology Society (MTS) has opened nominations for its annual awards, three of which are sponsored by Compass Publications Inc., the publisher of Sea Technology magazine. The awards will be presented at the OCEANS conference in Anchorage, Alaska September 18 to 21. Learn more about the awards here.

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