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New research effort will consolidate tools to manage salt contamination of fresh water supplies

February 15, 2024
Project supported by an award from the NSF Convergence Accelerator.

Novel biomanufacturing process will capture carbon and bolster human health

February 12, 2024
The team's custom-built microalgae bioreactor (left) with top view (right), and creators Scott Hunsicker (left) and Greg Silsbe (right), forms an important component of the new biomanufacturing system being constructed for the Convergence Accelerator project. Credit: Elizabeth North.

Science Saturday introduces local kids to the world of marine science

November 16, 2023
Designed to encourage interest in marine science careers via discovery activities, the day was run by the Society for Women in Marine Science and funded by the Maryland Sea Grant.

UMCES Ph.D. Candidates Named Finalists for 2024 Knauss Policy Fellowship Program

November 2, 2023
Paulina Huanca-Valenzuela and Carol Kim, as part of the 45th Knauss Fellowship class, will serve out their year-long fellowship in the legislative, or executive branch, of the federal government in Washington, D.C.

Meet Visiting Fulbright Scholar Alejandro Roman

November 2, 2023
Alejandro Roman, a Fulbright Visiting Student Researcher from Spain, recently joined the research team led by Dr. Greg Silsbe at the Horn Point Laboratory of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science. “It is, without a doubt, the perfect opportunity to grow as a scientist and learn about ocean optics from a great specialist. I couldn’t wait for the moment to start working with him,” said Roman.

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