Open Ocean

Director: Katy Croff Bell

Media Lab

Faculty: Joe Paradiso
Research staff & collaborators: Jenni  Chow, Dan Novy, Devora Najjar, Alexis Hope, Océane Boulais, Nina Lutz, Neil Gaikwad, Laura Perovich, Sarah Scarlsic, Junsu Jang, Charlene Xia, Pedro Reynolds-Cuellar, Avery Normandin, Philipp Schmidt, Katherine McConachie,  Doyung Lee,  Arnaud Grignard,  David S. Kong, Clement Duhart, Maud Quinzin
Administration: James Frost, Morgan Binswanger

MIT

Future Oceans Lab: Allan Adams, Evan Denmark, Jake Bernstein
MIT Sea Grant: Michael Triantafyllou, Tom Consi, Keith Ellenbogen, Ben Bray, Juliet Simpson, Carolina Bastidas, Robert Vincent, Lily Keyes
MIT/WHOI JP: Rachel Kahn
MIT Aero Astro: Dava Newman, Jessica Todd
MIT MechE: Margaret Sullivan (undergraduate), Julia Wyatt (undergraduate)
MIT EECS: Anna Johnson (undergraduate)

External collaborators

11th Hour Racing: Todd McGuire, Michelle Carnevale
Boston University: Randi Rotjan , Brian Kennedy 
Charles Darwin Foundation: Salome Buglass
City Year: Mark Pierce, Henriette Recny
CVision AI: Ben Woodward
Google X: Grace Young
Harvard University: Peter Girguis
IDB: Gerard Alleng, Rafael Anta
The Incredible Machine: Marcel Schouwenaar, Harm van Beek
IUCN: Kristina Gjerde
LEGO Education: Samantha Chiappetti
LEGO Foundation: Frederikke Toemmergaard, Jennifer MacDonald
Lindblad Expeditions: Sven Lindblad, Ian Tomcho, Amy Berquist, Ashley Knight, Darrel Shoeling, Alyssa Adler, Emily Pickering, James Hyde, Ixora Berdonces
Long Beach Aquarium: Jerry Schubel
Ocean Collectiv: Ayana Johnson
NAS Science & Entertainment Exchange: Rick Loverd
National Geographic Society: Alan Turchik, Kaitlin Yarnall, Jessica Elfadl, Scott Olson, Jonatha Giddens, Denley Delaney
National Marine Sanctuary Foundation: Kristen Sarri
National Park Service: Mark Adams
Natural History Museum, UK: Diva Amon
New England Aquarium: Billy Spitzer, Nicolle Fagan, Heather Deschenes, Danny Badger
Polynesian Voyaging Society: Nainoa Thompson, Lehua Kamalu, Sonja Swenson Rogers
Tim J Delaney Designs: Tim Delaney
The Nature Conservancy: Rich Bell
NOAA: Alan Leonardi, Adrienne Copeland, David McKinnie
Ocean Exploration Trust: Nicole Raineault
Schmidt Ocean Institute: Carlie Wiener
University of Haifa: Beverly Goodman
University of Miami: Kenny Broad
UC San Diego: Dominique Rissolo 
University of Rhode Island: Brennan Phillips
Virtual Wonders: Corey Jaskolski
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution: Adam Soule
XPRIZE: Jyotika Virmani

Past collaborators

MIT Media Lab: Daniel Oran, Rachel Soo Hoo Smith, Caroline Rozendo, Randi Williams, Gershon Dublon, Emily Salvador (alum), Miriam Simun (alum)
MIT: Brian Wang, Rogger Montes, John Paris, Sabrina Liu, Siranush Babakhavnova, Dixia Fan, Miranda Kotidis, Nastasia Winey, JJ Jackson
MIT/WHOI JP: Margaux Filippi, Julie Jakoboski, Genevieve Flaspohler, Craig McLean, Mara Freilich
External: Rachel Hwang, Gil Montague, Josh Gyllinsky, Jeff Marlow, Chris Chronopoulos, Raquel Fornasaro

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Katy Croff Bell
Research Scientist
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Joseph A. Paradiso
Alexander W Dreyfoos (1954) Professor
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Daniel Novy
Postdoctoral Associate
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Jennifer Chow
Education and Outreach Manager, Open Ocean
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J. Philipp Schmidt
Research Scientist
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Avery Normandin
Democratizing Science Project Coordinator
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Alexis Hope
Research Assistant
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Devora Najjar
Research Assistant
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Katherine McConachie
Assistant Director, ML Learning Initiative
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Neil Gaikwad
Research Assistant
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Nina Lutz
Past Member
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Emily Salvador
Research Assistant
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Arnaud Grignard
Research Scientist
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Randi Williams
Research Assistant
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Rachel Smith
Research Assistant
Past Member
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Jacob Bernstein
Research Affiliate
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James Frost
Administrative Assistant
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Daniel Oran
Research Affiliate
Past Member
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Miriam Simun
Research Assistant