News Articles with Category: Education

Winter School on Underwater Vision and Robotics

October 31, 2016 - via INESC TEC The programme comprised lectures on underwater robotics, underwater vision and underwater mission planning; and hands-on training on underwater vision and underwater mission planning.

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Autonomous Systems Bootcamp

August 31, 2016 - via University of Delaware With tropical storms starting to rev up in the Atlantic Ocean, the timing of the University of Delaware's Autonomous Systems Bootcamp was ideal and experts from UD and around the world converged at the Hugh R. Sharp Campus in Lewes to make the most of it. The mission of the weeklong deployment was straightforward: Develop a detailed, baseline profile of a 5-square-kilometer area of Broadkill Beach, focusing on a recent U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging and replenishment program where scientists could see – in close proximity – both a natural beach and a replenished beach.

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ATI April - May Acoustics & Sonar courses

March 24, 2015 - via Applied Technology Institute April - May Acoustics & Sonar courses

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2015 Marine Technology Society (MTS) student scholarship program

March 24, 2015 - via Marine Technology Society Applications must be postmarked no later than April 20, 2015.

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Dive Into Autonomous Subs

March 12, 2015 - via University of Rhode Island Bluefin is developing the vehicle as open source, students can see how every bit of hardware and software operates.

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ATI's August - October Sonar & Acoustics Technical Training

July 15, 2014 - via Applied Technology Institute

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Scientists use underwater robots to excite students about science

March 2, 2014 - via University of Georgia Our program will develop the next generation of AUV outreach programs by combining cutting-edge, interdisciplinary research with educational activities and strong STEM components.

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UNH launches marine science and ocean engineering school

September 9, 2013 - via University of New Hampshire The University of New Hampshire announces the launch of its new School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, an integration of the university’s various marine-related research, teaching and outreach activities.

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Ocean Engineering Program Pros and Cons at Memorial

September 1, 2013 - via Memorial University The duration for the bachelor program is 5 years including a minimum of 4 to a maximum of 6 co-operative education work term placement slots.

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MTU Fellows ‘SURF’ Through The Summer In Houghton

August 14, 2013 - via Michigan Technological University Through a Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) and the guidance of his mentor, Nina Mahmoudian, assistant professor of mechanical engineering-engineering mechanics, third-year mechanical engineering student Brian Page is working to develop two autonomous underwater gliders.

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OES Scholarship winners

July 31, 2013 - via IEEE/OES The next scholarship application deadline is September 1st, 2013.



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Naro-nanin educational robot fish takes a dip

July 15, 2013 - via Gizmag "Our goal is to teach students different skills in the areas of biology, mathematics, physics, and computer science,"

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EU Marie Curie fund backs research into underwater robotics

May 3, 2013 - via Herriot Watt The Robocademy fellows will push the state-of-the-art in the area of robust, reliable and autonomous underwater robots.

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EU Marie Curie fund backs research into underwater robotics

May 3, 2013 - via Herriot Watt The Robocademy fellows will push the state-of-the-art in the area of robust, reliable and autonomous underwater robots.

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Marine Technology Society Scholarships

March 4, 2013 - via Marine Technology Society All application materials and letters of reference must be postmarked no later than April 15, 2013.

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Nortek 2013 Student Equipment Grant Notice

January 10, 2013 - via NortekUSA NortekUSA is soliciting innovative proposals from graduate students for the 9th annual NortekUSA equipment loan & travel fund grant.

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University of Houston establishes nation's first graduate program in subsea engineering

October 30, 2012 - via University of Houston Graduate program in subsea engineering set to begin in fall 2013

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ASA and NAMEPA announce Marine Sciences Project Awards Competition for High Schools, Colleges, and Academies

August 9, 2012 - via American Salvage Association
 Projects should focus on one of the following broad marine science areas: Marine environmental care, marine engineering, ocean engineering, meteorology, underwater robotics, air emissions from ships, alternative fuel supplies for ships, oil and chemical spill remediation, offshore well control, diving systems, marine biology, marine ecosystems, marine microorganisms, ship design, ship breaking, recovery of sunken ships, cargo, fuel or pollutants, other marine salvage related or marine environmental projects.

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Technoloy Course Offered: Fundamentals of Active & Passive Sonar

July 16, 2012 - via ATI Courses This four-day course is designed for SONAR systems engineers, combat systems engineers, undersea warfare professionals, and managers who wish to enhance their understanding of passive and active SONAR or become familiar with the "big picture" if they work outside of either discipline.

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FAU moving SeaTech's Dania classes to Boca Raton

July 14, 2012 - via Sun Sentinel FAU has yet to announce any official plans to close its 13-year-old SeaTech Institute for Ocean and Systems Engineering at State Road A1A and Dania Beach Boulevard. But all classes are being moved to the main Boca Raton campus.

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MTS Scholarship deadline Apr 16 2012

April 11, 2012 - via MTS All application materials including letters of reference and recommendation must be POSTMARKED no later than Monday, April 16, 2012.

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New deep sea minor

April 6, 2012 - via Tecnische Universiteit Delft The future of mining lies on the bottom of the oceans. In a new minor, ‘Deep Sea’, students will learn all the in’s and out’s of exploiting this harsh environment.

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Stevens Students Taking Part in an Office of the Secretary of Defense Underwater Vehicle Demonstration

April 2, 2012 - via Stevens Institute of Technology The objective of Perseus is to explore if a party, with modest resourcing and in a relatively short period of time, could assemble an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV), Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) or Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV) capable of conducting a specified mission.

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2012 MBARI Summer Internship Program

December 11, 2011 - via MBARI With state-of-the-art facilities and equipment that includes research vessels, remotely operated vehicles (ROVs), and autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to explore the deep ocean, MBARI's Summer Internship Program offers teachers and students unique opportunities to be involved in advanced research and development projects. This ten-week, mentored program is open to undergraduate and graduate students and educators.

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Hydroid Opens Registration for REMUS 100 AUV Training in UK

December 6, 2011 - via Hydroid Hydroid will hold an Open Enrollment Training session during the week of March 5-9, 2012, at the National Oceanographic Centre in Southampton, UK. Training will focus on basic operations and maintenance as Hydroid’s highly-experienced technicians walk participants through all aspects of the REMUS 100 system.

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Faculty Positions in Systems and Sensor Engineering for Urban and Coastal Sustainability 2011-2012

November 30, 2011 - via Northeastern University We seek a specialist in remote sensing, sensor development, and/or monitoring that complement existing university strengths in biomimetics, sensors, synthetic biology and acoustic telemetry, and intelligent diagnostics.

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Ocean Industries Student Research Awards Competition Targets Top Talent

November 15, 2011 - via Canada NewsWire RDC's Ocean Industries Student Research Awards represent both a reward for academic excellence and a strategic investment by RDC in research expertise. The awards target students who are interested in pursuing higher education, industry-relevant research and future employment in Newfoundland and Labrador's ocean industries.

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Underwater Robotics PD Program to be Pilot-Tested at ITEEA 2012 Conference

November 15, 2011 - via International Technology and Engineering Educators Association

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Remote Controllers | Unmanned Vehicle Operators Require Diversity of Skills

November 10, 2011 - via National Defense “They have to be an independent person, be able to think on their feet, and have some type of electronics background or sea-worthiness,” Gibson says. He also prefers people who are comfortable with computers and who understand how they operate.

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New Autonomous Systems Laboratory Course Allows NPS Students to Explore Key Research Areas in Intelligent Robotics

November 10, 2011 - via Naval Postgraduate School It is envisioned by the course developers that by fostering experimental interaction with a friendly robotic platform (an RC car and an autopilot developed and integrated by researchers at NPS) a student can build more intuitive rather than theoretical understanding of key autonomous systems concepts necessary for the intelligent robotics.

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NSWC PCD, Florida Tech Demonstrate Collaborative UUV Progress

November 9, 2011 - via NSWC Panama City Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division (NSWC PCD) is leading the way through a win-win agreement with the Florida Institute of Technology (Florida Tech) that is aimed at cultivating the Department of the Navy's next generation of scientists and engineers.

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OES Student Scholarship Program

November 7, 2011 - via IEEE OES Multiple undergraduate and graduate scholarships of $2,000.00 are available twice yearly.

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STEM Professionals Must Inspire Our Nation’s Future

October 11, 2011 - via Armed with Science We’re facing a real challenge in our country to produce the number of graduates with technical degrees we need to remain competitive in the coming years. Events like RoboSub are fun and inspire our kids.

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College of William & Mary Virginia Institute of Marine Science awarded NSF Education Grant

September 25, 2011 - via National Science Foundation The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) and The Watermen's Museum, Yorktown, VA, will produce an underwater robotics research and discovery education program in conjunction with time-sensitive, underwater archeological research exploring recently discovered shipwrecks of General Cornwallis's lost fleet in the York River.

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Fiber Optic Gyro Technology Seminar

September 5, 2011 - via IXSEA IXSEA is pleased to announce a series of technical seminars on Fiber Optic Gyro (FOG) technology presented by Dr. Herve Lefevre

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MIT Graduate Programs Announce New Track in Ocean Systems Management (OSM) for LGO Students

August 24, 2011 - via MIT Academic requirements are a variant of the other tracks in Mechanical Engineering, with the addition of courses in naval architecture and propulsion systems.

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Kids create submarine gliders

August 10, 2011 - via Ketchikan Daily News Seven Ketchikan middle-schoolers participated in the “Build an Underwater Glider” camp last week at the University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus Roberts Building on Stedman Street.

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Navy hosts underwater 'glider science' camps

August 2, 2011 - via Federal News Radio The Navy is teaching middle school students in Alaska about autonomous, underwater gliders, which travel the oceans gathering information about temperature, depth and other measurements.

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