Mario Tamburri


Mario Tamburri

Research Professor
Mario Tamburri
Research Professor
Chesapeake Biological Laboratory


Director of the Alliance for Coastal Technologies

Director of the Marine Environmental Resource Center

Recent Awards:

2015 University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science President’s Award for Science Application

2017 University System of Maryland Regents Faculty Award for Excellence in Public Service

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental technologies and ocean observing
  • Chemical ecology of aquatic organisms
  • Larval ecology
  • Foraging strategies and population dynamics of marine organisms
  • Invasive species ecology
  • Prevention and management


  • B.A. Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.S. Biology, University of Alabama
  • Ph.D. Biology and Marine Sciences, University of South Carolina