Policy Study

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Chryssostomos Chryssostomidis
Director, MIT Sea Grant, Doherty Professor of Ocean Science and Engineering Professor of Mechanical & Ocean Engineering Home Phone: 617 253-7131 Interest Areas: autonomous underwater vehicles Website Website

Development of technology and systems for advanced autonomous surface and underwater vehicles.

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Harry F. Hemond
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Home Phone: (617) 253-1637 Interest Areas: biogeochemistry, renewable energy Website Website

Earth’s biochemical cycles and development of novel observational systems to study those cycles; methods to interact sustainably with the natural environment.

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Nicolas Makris
Professor of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering Home Phone: (617) 258-6104 Interest Areas: engineering, remote sensing Website Website

Ocean exploration, remote sensing of marine life and geophysical phenomena, census of marine life, ocean acoustics, and hurricane classification.

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Lawrence Susskind
Ford Professor of Urban and Environmental Planning; Director, MIT Science Impact Collaborative Home Phone: (617) 253-2026 Interest Areas: Urban and Environmental Planning Website Website

Theory and practice of negotiation and dispute resolution, the practice of public engagement in local decision-making, the resolution of science-intensive policy disputes, renewable energy policy, climate change adaptation and the land claims of Indigenous Peoples; many areas of his work relate to ocean and coastal resource management.